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Behind the collection: Get lost in Kew
To celebrate the much welcome warm weather we’re currently enjoying, we wanted to take a moment to focus on our range inspired by wildflowers and sunshine yellow. This collection takes you on a Spring stroll through Kew, home of Kew Gardens, a wild botanic garden with 500 acres of woodland and the world's largest seed conservation project. 
World Cocktail Day – Favourite recipes from the team
World Cocktail Day is the perfect occasion to treat yourself to your favourite cocktail – or mocktail! The celebration falls every year on the 13th of May. Here at Caroline Gardner, we will celebrate this day by recreating some of our team members’ favourite cocktails and enjoying them together.
International Women’s Day
The 8th March marks the celebration of International Women’s Day, a day to commemorate achievements of women from all over the world. 
Five Top Tips to Keep Your Desk Tidy and Organised
Does a cluttered desk result in a cluttered mind? Can a clean desk help organise your thoughts? It’s a debate without a definite answer – some say a messy desk means you’re more creative, while a tidy desk makes you...
Behind the collection: Portobello Road
We’re excited to present the first of our latest SS22 collections, set to welcome the warmer weather with warm and livery colours. Inspired by the colours and energy of the Portobello Road market, we designed the first of three collections...
10 Great Galentine’s Day Gift Ideas
Galentine is a day dedicated to the celebration of friendships. We curated a selection of 10 gift ideas for your gal pal this Galentine Day! From gifts for foodies to fashion and accessories lovers, find the perfect gift for you best friend! 
Vegan Mince Pies for this Christmas
With Christmas only one week away, menu planning and food shopping is in full swing, and there is one Christmas staple our head office team can’t live without…mince pies!
2021 Christmas Tree Decoration Ideas
In 2020, Christmas plans were drastically changed because of the pandemic. This year, we are seeing some improvements and we hope our Christmas plans will go ahead as planned. Because we are so excited, we are decorating our Christmas tree earlier than ever! Find inspiration for your tree this 2021 in our blog. 
The meaning of colours
This year, Caroline Gardner offers the widest range of colours in cashmere it has ever offered. Our cashmere hats, gloves, wrist warmers and bedsocks come in a broad array of bright and colours to complete your winter looks with an unexpected twist!
Wear your poppy in print

This year we’ve partnered with the Royal British Legion to support the 2021 Poppy Appeal. All profits from this poppy tote bag will be donated to serving and former military personnel and their families providing assistance, support and guidance.

Find out more about the work of the Royal British Legion and the meaning of the poppy today.

Celebrate World Vegan Day
World Vegan Day is an annual recurrence happening on the 1st of November. We asked our Web Manager, Laura, who is passionate about vegan baking to share one of her favourite vegan recipes you can try out on Vegan Day.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021
October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year we decided to raise funds for Breast Cancer Now by donating our profits of pink items on Breast Cancer Awareness Day.
Confessions of a Stationery-Lover

We at Caroline Gardner are papyrophiliacs. Are you one of us too? If you do not know who a papyrophiliac is, let us give you some hints about what it means to be a papyrophiliac.

Our Hand-painted Leather Bags
After the success of our personalisation event we decided to scale up! Three of the leather bags popular in our Marylebone High Street store were identified to be customised, to create 3 one off show-stopping pieces to star in our window and to be won in an exclusive competition.
Celebrate International Dog Day with our top picks for dog lovers
International Dog Day is observed every year on the 26th of August. 2021 marks the seventeenth observance of this day since its first celebration in 2004. International Dog Day was founded in the United States by Coleen Page, an advocate...
International Cat Day- Top picks for cat-lovers

Here at Caroline Gardner the team LOVES cats and this means they cannot resist featuring them on many of our cards and our NEW AW21 collection, Make Your Mark.


Personalisation Event for National Friendship Day
Treat your friend to a little gift made ESPECIALLY for them. To celebrate National Friendship Day, our in-house designer will be hand-painting initials onto keyrings, notebooks & small accessories, so you can order a gift online & have it personalised for FREE!
Celebrate diversity and uniqueness this Pride Month
June marks Pride Month, a month dedicated to the celebration of the LGBT+ community. June 2021 marks the 51st Pride since the first parade was organised in 1970. June was chosen as it marks the Stonewall Riots that broke out in New York...
The story of the Silver Baby Feet Card

Caroline & Angus’ daughter, Flora, had a baby girl, at Chelsea and Westminster hospital. Her baby is significant to the Caroline Gardner brand story, because of one card in particular...

Viral Meningitis Awareness Week
This week is Viral Meningitis Awareness Week and we wanted to do our bit to share important information about Meningitis, and give you the chance to help us fundraise too!  For the next 24 hours we're donating 20% of profits...
How to upload your own zoom virtual background

Find out how to upload your new Caroline Gardner Zoom virtual background!