Kit & Kaboodal Blog

16/04/2020

Our Top Tips To Stay Busy Whilst Staying Home

I don’t think we ever expected to be writing a blog about how to keep busy during a global pandemic, but here we are! A few weeks ago our team were working away in the Kit and Kaboodal offices and warehouse, but now we just have our core team working in isolation keeping things business as usual and as safe as possible at Kit and Kaboodal (If you want to find out more about our safety procedures and our new extended returns period during the Covid-19 outbreak just click here... Read More

02/03/2020

Behind The Scenes: Our Spring Photoshoot At Newburgh Priory

Can you believe it? Despite the wind, snow and endless rain from storm Ciara and Dennis, we have been photographing our new spring collection! On Wednesday 19th of February our team braved the elements and headed to the beautiful location of Newburgh Priory for our Spring 2020 photoshoot. Newburgh Priory is a picturesque property sitting on the edge of the Howardian Hills near Coxwold, a village very close to our HQ. This location is one of our favourites for many reasons. Firstly because it’s in an area of outstanding beauty... Read More

14/02/2020

A Labour Of Love

Introducing our Spring Gatta Collection… For our spring collection our in-house design team has been working hard to create a unique print that we guarantee you will fall in love with. Here is the story of how the new print developed from a simple idea to an entire capsule collection… It all started with a coversation between our designer Kelly and company director Helen. Thinking about trends they loved and how to bring something new to our Kit and Kaboodal range this season, they came up with the perfect idea... Read More

21/01/2020

2020 Open Days!

We have great news! We have officially launched our 2020 open day dates. So it’s time to grab your diary, grab your girlfriends, save some pennies and get ready for some mega shopping days… Our open days are great fun and a great opportunity to see all our styles up close and personal! You can try styles on, browse all the colours, discover new favourites and even explore something totally different that you haven’t dared to order online. At the open days we have members of our team around to... Read More

16/01/2020

Beat The January Blues: Our New Collection Has Landed

Anybody else feel like January is the longest month of the year? Yeah… we thought so! Well, if the cold weather, dark nights and the effects of over indulging over the festive season have got you down we’ve have just the cure. Forget about wrapping up and facing the wind and rain, just snuggle up on the sofa, put that mindless Netflix rom-com on, grab a glass of something nice and a bit of leftover choccy… We know we shouldn’t but hey, life’s too short and who wants to make... Read More

13/12/2019

Behind The Scenes: Our Festive Photoshoot

On 3rd December our creative team travelled to the countryside to shoot our new Christmas collection! Here’s a little post to tell you all about what we got up to… We started at Kit and Kaboodal HQ, gathering all the garments and getting everyone together in a giant convoy to the beautiful village of Felixkirk, North Yorkshire. Our festive shoot took place at award winning local inn The Carpenters Arms, just a few miles from the famous White Horse of Kilburn. Set in the heart of the village, the inn... Read More

italian linen dresses, italian linen clothing 07/11/2019

Linen Layers: How to Style Italian Linen Dresses in Winter

Who said linen was just for summer? While the lightweight material is perfect for keeping us cool during the warmer months, here at Kit and Kaboodal, we want to show you how you can transition your favourite linen dresses, tops and tunics into autumn and winter, too. When it comes to wearing linen clothing in the colder seasons, it’s all about how you style it. With a few simple tips and tricks, you can make our Italian linen clothing key pieces in your winter wardrobe this year. Layer on Layers... Read More

22/10/2019

AW19 Photoshoot

Well it’s been a busy few weeks here at Kit and Kaboodal, we recently had our autumn/winter photoshoot at a great new location and we are only just finding the time to tell you all about it! The photoshoot took place on the 8th of October and we managed to use every bit of daylight to get some great pictures of our most recent collection. But before we show you all the pictures let’s talk you through the day, starting with arriving at our brand new location, the beautiful Seaves... Read More

09/10/2019

Climbing Kilimanjaro

Earlier this year Helen and John decided to sign up for the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The charity is very close to their hearts with both having parents who suffered from cancer. Helen’s father sadly passed away from cancer and Helen herself bravely battled it for five years before getting the all clear in 2016. To take on this challenge and raise as much money as possible was something they wanted to do to help more people get the all clear. To... Read More

01/10/2019

Autumn Has Arrived

Autumn has finally arrived! Not to say we’ve been looking forward to the colder months, but with the poor weather this summer, we are happy to move into the next season. We love autumn for so many reasons: bonfires, chilly walks, movie nights, candles burning, spiced coffees, chunky scarves, leaves changing colours, pumpkins and of course cosy knitwear! Here at Kit and Kaboodal we have plenty of reasons to get excited about the new season. With lots happening this month, and also lots to plan, we thought we’d take a... Read More