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          About Stanwells

          Stanwells Lymington has evolved into one of the go-to boutiques on the South coast for its carefully curated contemporary collection of women's clothing, accessories, footwear and luxury gifts. The second store in Westbourne, Dorset is a larger affair, but no less welcoming than its older sister. The buying team at Stanwell's travel to London, Paris and Milan to fill the stores with fresh, new brands to sit alongside, well established favorites. Recognized by Vogue as one of the UK's top boutiques, with other accolades from Stella magazines Best Boutiques Outside London plus many more... Our customers come from near and far to enjoy shopping in our two boutiques relaxed, welcoming atmosphere and stylish surroundings. Knowledgeable, friendly staff are on hand to give styling tips and advise and the coffee is always on.

          From the founder

          We love the fact that our customers want to shop locally with Stanwells. They trust our advise, feel welcome in the boutiques and really enjoy the experience as much as their purchase which is so important, its the whole experience... By stepping into our doors we want to ignite your senses with an overload of color, style and textures; Hopefully you will to take home a little part of what we offer home with you in one of our gorgeous orange carrier bags!

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          Stanwells began its life in 1996 in the Georgian market town of Lymington...

          Stanwells began its life in 1996 in the Georgian market town of Lymington when the founder, Julia Aitken, spotted a gap on the stylish High Street for designer clothes. With years of experience working in designer fashion Julia cultivated the customers soon become the go-to boutique in the area. A second store came along in 2010 in Westbourne, a Victorian suburb of Bournemouth. Carefully evolving the brands and look of the stores over the years, but never stepping too far away from the Stanwells ethos of laid back style. Under the radar brands have been show cased over time to become firm favorites, plus known established labels such as Isabel Marant and Hayley Menzies returning each season as they are known for their cool aesthetic and style. Recognized with multiple awards by fashion heavyweights such as Vogue and The Telegraph, Stanwells notes whilst winning awards is amazing , but a great following and customer loyalty mean much, much more...