Oliver Peoples: Frames from Sunset Boulevard

Oliver Peoples Sunglasses

A favourite here at Parasol and straight out of the sunny streets of Los Angeles is luxury eyewear brand Oliver Peoples. Known for their vintage-inspired aesthetic shaped by the unique culture of L.A. through elements of fashion, film, art, and music. The brand takes huge focus on the superior craftsmanship of its products, using the…

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Best Camping Staycation Spots

With the bank holiday weekend and a UK heatwave nicely matching up for us all to enjoy and finally see the back of May, we thought we’d go through some of the best camping staycation spots around the UK. With many people likely not travelling abroad until next year, camping and staycations have never been…

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Parasol’s Very Best of Bottles & Drinkware

Not only will investing in a nice bottle ensure you have a decent drinking vessel for your favourite choice of drink, be it juice, water, or coffee, but it’s also a huge way of reducing your single-use plastic intake, which is a great way of making a small impact to help the environment and reduce…

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Parasol’s Summer Footwear Favourites

One of the tell-tale signs that summer is fastly approaching is the need for summer-friendly footwear. Beach-ready sliders, toothpaste-white fresh canvas shoes or fancy boat shoes – there’s something that triggers your inner holiday desire with buying new footwear for the summer. Whether you’re having a summer at home sunbathing in the garden, or whether…

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Complete Your Home With Our Hygge Homeware Edit

With the unsurprisingly poor weather and the seemingly never-ending lockdown we’ve all endured over the past 12 months, staying at home has become both a necessity and a welcomed reality for most of us. We’ve learned to slow down, and to not take the simple life pleasures for granted. Hygge is a Danish word, but…

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Rumpl: Sleeping Bag Blankets?!

Rumpl Blanket

Rumpl make amazing blankets, whether you’re sitting in the garden on a summer evening after the sun’s gone, or camping out after a hillside wander, these blankets will keep you warm and toasty all night long. They’re weather resistant, extremely lightweight and packable and are made from 100% post-consumer materials, making them an excellent sustainable…

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Monokel: Sunglasses from Stockholm

Making a welcome return to the Parasol shelves this season, Monokel Eyewear make premium sunglasses at affordable prices, without cutting any corners on sustainability and design. Based in one of our favourite cities in Stockholm, Sweden, Monokel make an array of fun and easy-wearing unisex designs that offers something for everyone. Taking a sustainable and…

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Malin + Goetz: One Product Fits All

A Parasol mainstay, Malin + Goetz make a wide variety of skincare and lifestyle products for everyone. Combining natural ingredients with advanced technology, Malin + Goetz has been creating uncomplicated luxury skincare and fragrance for the modern, design-conscious individual since 2004. They use natural ingredients that have been tried and tested throughout history with the…

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Our Alderley Edge Store Is Back Open!

We look forward to being able to welcome you back in the store on Monday (12th April) after what seems a lifetime of national lockdown and restrictions. We’re excited to showcase our new arrivals from an abundance of lifestyle brands across both accessories and apparel. With us being hopeful we can all go on holiday…

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Catching Up With Jason Markk

Following the rise of so-called sneaker culture, the trainer has become an object of coveted status. As we collectively fall in love with certain silhouettes in limited numbers, the importance of keeping them looking their best is at an all-time, or at least to those who treat their footwear in the same way as their…

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Valentine’s Gifts For Him

The lockdown looks to have brought on a whole new meaning to the term ‘going out’ this valentine’s day. The days of popping down to a favourite Bao bolt are behind us, and instead, just getting outside is the ultimate luxury. In short, it is time to embrace the great outdoors this valentine’s (As long…

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The Story Behind Blundstone & Tasmania Travel Trivia

 The story of Blundstone starts with a tail of ill fate. James Cutbertson, along with his brother Thomas, set off on a boat to Melbourne. Upon nearing Australia, the ship was blown off course and instead had to land in Hobart, Tasmania. James decided to settle in Tasmania and founded a business that imported shoes….

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