Key trends and Christmas wish lists

Key trends and Christmas wish lists

Sitting down to write the style report for this issue of IP Resident is quite poignant for me given that December 1st marks my one year anniversary as owner of Marianna’s and wow, time certainly has flown by.

Seeing the first collections I have chosen in store for this Autumn/Winter season has been a real learning curve as it has given me the opportunity to become more familiar with the brands, gain feedback from customers and generate a whole lot of exciting ideas to implement going forward into next year so stay tuned!
So, for the last magazine of...

It's Goodbye From Me....


When I bought Marianna seven years ago, my dream was to build the boutique into a leading light in Suffolk's fashion world. I wanted to create a destination that would become a firm favourite for so many woman. Never did I imagine that this year Marianna would be voted one of the top premium independent boutiques in the country by Drapers as we celebrated a decade of success.

The time is now right for me to hand over the reigns to a new owner.  I am incredibly excited for Arabella Brown,...

A Decade of Success at Marianna

Can it really be 10 years since we opened our doors at Marianna? It's been quite a journey and were thrilled when the local Ipswich newspaper, The Evening Star, shared our good news story earlier this month. Read all about our celebrations here.



Drapers Independent Awards 2014

We were absolutely thrilled to make it to the finals of the highly coveted Drapers independent Awards 2014 in the Premium Boutique category. On the 17th September, the Marianna contingent excitedly headed down to London to celebrate our achievement with the other Drapers finalists. It was an unforgettable day fuelled with champagne, fashion, fun and laughter!


A Blog About A Blogger - The Syle Guille at Marianna

We were thrilled when leading stylist and fashion blogger Beth Goodrham of the Style Guile wrote about her favourite pieces at Marianna recently. Beth is a firm believer that style and fashion should be accessible to all and her daily outfit posts show she knows rather a lot about looking fabulous.

Have a read here about which pieces Beth chose and why she loves independent boutiques like us.