Mistral Clothing

09/09/2019
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Mistral’s Linda to take on the Great Wall of China for charity

Linda (pictured above) works for our Mistral store in Shaftesbury – Linda had been looking for a challenge for herself when she saw Julia’s House advertising on Facebook for people to help them raise much needed funds for the ongoing care they provide in her local area of Dorset and Wiltshire. The trek in October will involve five long days on her feet to altitudes of over 800m, with seriously steep inclines and thousands of steps to conquer, it’s going to be tough but all of us at Mistral are... Read More

Makaton 02/09/2019
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Mistral helps towards Devizes becoming the third town in the UK to achieve Makaton friendly status

Our Mistral store staff in Devizes have joined forces with local mum Lucy Heasman and other local businesses to help Devizes officially become the 3rd town in the UK to achieve Makaton friendly status. Local mum Lucy first approached the local Council after hearing Romsey was the first town to achieve the status. She said: “It started off as something for my son to be able to communicate as he loves shopping, but it developed into a wider thing.” Makaton is a simpler form of sign language to help people... Read More

Tired of wardrobe 27/08/2019

Time for a Wardrobe Refresh?

Summer is creeping slowly towards Autumn, with GCSE and A level results out of the way and teachers starting to think about returning to school (where did the summer holidays go?), is it time for a fresh fashion start? Feeling a little bit bored with your current tired wardrobe contents? We hear you.                         Get on board with our latest new-season styles, full of pattern, colour and pizzazz, guaranteed to make you smile and feel refreshed and full of... Read More

19/08/2019
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Life’s a Carnival

Can you believe it’s nearly the end of August? It’s felt more like April with all the rain and storms we’ve had this month, but the good news is that the forecast is looking much better for the rest of the month and bank holiday weekend. What better way to celebrate before the kids start heading off back to school than with a good old-fashioned carnival celebration. Notting Hill Carnival is one of the UK’s most famous street carnivals (and it’s free to attend). Each year, close to one million... Read More

13/08/2019

Design internships to inspire

Poppy graduated from Falmouth University in 2018 with a degree in Textile Design.  She joined us in our Design Team for two days a week for 10 weeks, allowing her to maintain a part-time job.                                 Tell us a little about the main tasks in the Design Team? My main role was centred on helping develop designs for Autumn/Winter 20/21. This consisted of researching trends and themes; drawing and painting motifs; and producing a range of... Read More