Hobbs pop-up store opens in Manchester

Last week Hobbs launched a brand new pop-up shop at number 1 King Street (a great address!) and I went along to check out this lovely bright store, which will be selling an edited range of the Spring/Summer collection.

Hobbs Manchester King Street

Hobbs SS15 collection

If you’re not familiar with Hobbs, it’s a high-end brand selling classic occasionwear and timeless daytime pieces. Nothing is cheap here because everything is well-made from lovely good-quality fabrics. Hobbs really focuses on its “Wardrobe Saviours” – timeless staples that every wardrobe should have to take you from season to season. These pieces, such as a chic trench coat or a crisp white shirt, are the perfect Hobbs investment buys because you know the quality is there!

The Spring/Summer collection looks lovely too, with plenty of pale blue, white and yellow making the store look very appealing as you pass by. And even though I think the classic Hobbs customer is older than I am, there were loads of pieces that I could see myself buying, especially the sixties-style cropped trousers and boxy tops, and the gorgeous Italian-crafted shoes (I just loved the chunky black heeled sandals and the cute metallic gold flats).

SS15 Hobbs

Hobbs Wardrobe Saviours

Hobbs gold sandals

Hobbs black sandals

Hobbs Italian craftsmen

And just to mark the occasion, illustrator Sarah Smart (@sarahsmartdraws) was in store creating fashion illustrations of customers as they shopped – what a lovely idea!

@sarahsmartdraws in Hobbs

@sarahsmartdraws illustration

I reckon King Street will be a great location for Hobbs!

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