Kate Middleton’s Top 10 Style Moments


We can’t lie, we’re a little bit Kate obsessed… we’ve got the Duke and Duchess on the brain and with all this Royal energy we’ve started reminiscing on some of our favourite Duchess style moments. Whether it’s white lace for Ascot or royal red for Canada, we can always rely on the Duchess of Cambridge to look […]

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A Letter to Genevieve…


This is a letter written to Genevieve James about her mother Cornelia that we received recently from a lady called Dora Brown. Dora used to work as a seamstress for Cornelia James in the 1940s. This letter reflects on her fond memories of her time spent working in the factory with Cornelia and is a little […]

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Best Royal Tour Style Moments


On the 24th of September the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, joined by their two children George and Charlotte, will embark on a one week visit to British Columbia and Yukon, Canada. This much anticipated visit will mark their second official tour of Canada, with the Royal couple having visited the nation shortly after their […]

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10 Reasons to Love Vienna


“The streets of Vienna are paved with culture, the streets of other cities with asphalt.” – Karl Kraus Vienna holds a special little place in our hearts and with the sun out and wanderlust daydreaming at an ultimate high we thought it was time to jot down our favourite 10 things about one of our favourite places. […]

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How to Care for your Cashmere


Whether it’s a cashmere scarf for those cooler Summer evenings, or whether it’s your favourite cashmere jumper, cashmere is one of those fabrics that we all just can’t seem to get enough of. We at Cornelia James, especially, cannot get enough. Both our cashmere gloves and our cashmere scarves start with the best raw material around. For our […]

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Rock and Roll at the Races


In the true spirit of 60’s rebellion the world’s first supermodel Jean Shrimpton arrived at the 1965 Melbourne Cup in an outfit which sent tremors across the world of fashion. No hat, no gloves, no stockings and her dress cut short above the knee The Shrimp had unwittingly sparked an international fashion scandal. Her refusal […]

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By Royal Appointment…


With Royal Ascot having just been, and with Royalty on the brain, it seems like a fitting time to talk about something else Royal—the Royal Warrant. While, of course, a Royal Warrant demands absolute discretion from its holder, we tend to let people in on our secret every now and then. If you hadn’t heard, […]

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