Dopamine Dressing

Dopamine Dressing

Hey ROSE fans!

Firstly, a congratulations for making it through a frosty, cold January here on the South Coast. Whether you're still making or already breaking those New Year's resolutions... we feel like it's time for a little wardrobe revamp. Find joy in what you're wearing this year - with an extra boost of happiness from our sale!

In the Winter months following Christmas, it can be hard to feel motivated or enthused as we long for lighter days and signs of Spring approaching. So much so that that the third Monday of January has been deemed 'Blue Monday' - allegedly THE most depressing day of the year. Well, we want to counteract that. No longer will Winter be associated with feeling blue... we want you to feel joyful, confident and ready to approach the warmer months ahead in style!  We've done a little research into colour psychology which suggests that wearing colour can change and improve your mood and picked out some of the best buys from our new collection, as well as our sale, in order to turn those frowns around. What's more, those happy hormones will be enhanced when you've grabbed yourself a bargain too!



 Wear red when you want to feel bold or need a little boost of confidence. It can make you stand out in a crowd and make a powerful impression. Red is also associated with love and romance so wearing this colour will add a touch of charm if you're looking for love, or simply romancing your spouse... especially with Valentine's Day just around the corner! Make a statement in our ultra feminine Devine dress, or team the Camilla dress with our Obondi cardigan for some block colour impact. Complete your outfit with the Esther ruby and pearl pendant necklace for some extra glamour - also makes a great gift!


In a beautiful red floral print, this maxi dress makes a great statement piece, with it ruffle details sheer voluminous sleeves and pleated bottom panels. A celebration of colour and character, our pendant necklace oozes vintage charm. This handmade necklace features a captivating ruby gemstone set within a textured gold setting adorned by pearl beads for extra luxe factor.A super pretty midi dress with spaghetti straps and button through detailing.



 This warm colour is associated with energy and enthusiasm! Both of which can be found lacking during an English winter and our subsequent lack of Vitamin D. Our solution: emulate the sunshine until it returns! Shine bright in the vintage hazelnut tee from American Vintage, featuring a lovely loose neckline that can be worn on or off the shoulder. In true boho style, we also love a muted tone as featured in the sand coloured trousers which can be dressed up with boots or worn with trainers for a more casual look. We adore the patterned Kalina dress styled with tights and knee high boots... and it's just begging to be packed in a suitcase with sandals and taken to a warmer climate! (the ultimate fix for SAD)


Loose mid-length short sleeves crew neck T-shirt.The Meredith Mini Dress comes in a bohemian floral print in different shades of dusty purple and tan. It has a high neck with buttons and long balloon sleeves with frilled cuffs and makes for a unique piece.  


 Following on nicely, it's hard to feel sad around this bright and joyful colour! New in from American Vintage is the magnificent camel melange short-sleeved jumper - a great transitional piece as the season begins to change. We'll be stomping around in our Blundstones in the meantime, opt for this dark brown boot with mustard elastic to add a quirky pop of colour to your outfit and spread joy with every step. With our eyes gazing fondly into Spring, be ready with the Tatum playsuit to help light up your life! This vibrant floral print is also available in a strappy wide leg jumpsuit - and both pieces can be found in our sale!


Short sleeve round collar jumperThe #2052 has a subtle, earthy green hue for a contemporary feel. Featured comforts include leather lining, a wider PU midsole for more support and TPU outsole for even more durability. Elastic side panels mean easy-on and easy off. The perfect boot for everywhere life takes you.This floral playsuit has dreamy fluted 3/4 length sleeves with a button through v neck and crochet details. A feminine and  flirty style which looks fab thrown over a bathing suit or great worn out and about with gladiator sandals.


  When we think of green, we think of nature... and quite aptly, this gorgeous colour will help you to feel grounded and calm. It'll also have that impact on those around you so wear green when you want to come across as extra approachable. It's long been associated with luck and regeneration - therefore a great colour to add to your wardrobe when you want a little refresh and some positivity coming your way! The new Vitow striped jumper is the spritely knit everyone needs in their life, featuring a striking colour clash of green and yellow. Stay cosy in the melange marsh Yanbay - a wonderful splash of zesty lime and very upcoming this Spring. For a more muted look, snap up the Free People wide leg trousers which will leave you seemingly floating around on a high.


A contemporary take on a classic silhouette, these wear-everywhere pants are featured in a high-rise, wide-leg silhouette with tailored waistband and textured woven fabrication.Long sleeve boat neck jumper



Whilst this colour CAN be associated with sadness, it's also related to freedom, inspiration and reliability... all of which are how you want to feel when you look in your wardrobe! So whether you're looking to express yourself in a new way or to find a staple piece that you'll find yourself wearing for years to come, you can do it in these blues. The most reliable of fabrics - our trusty denims that we all love to live in. Take these super comfy balloon-style jeans or double up with a distressed denim jacket - an effortlessly cool classic. For the ultimate "jeans and a nice top", go for the Philippa shirt featuring puffy sleeves and ruffled details.

Cool and forever classic, this effortless denim trucker jacket is featured in an oversized, slouchy silhouette with subtle distressing throughout for the perfect lived-in look. Crispy cotton poplin shirt with ruffle details at the neck lining, shoulders and across the chest. The neck is rounded with a slit with tie strings attached. Choose to wear untied for an open V-neck look. The Philippa has puffy sleeves with elastic in ends and ruffled panel at bottom.So cool balloon-style jeans from the We The Free collection featured in a mid-rise silhouette with dropped, front patch-style pockets and cinch-tie banded ankles with femme pleating throughout for added dimension.


Indigo is the colour of wisdom and intuition. It is said to give an ability for planning for the future and a love of rituals - just what we need at the start of a new year! We're rocking it in these Object jeans with an exaggerated cuff for a bit of edge. As we lean on layering to handle a change in weather, opt for a patterned jacket such as the stunning Xylia or the Vihana embroidered gilet. Indigo gives off a sense of seriousness so you could wear these when you wish to appear professional and focused - new job venture maybe!


High waist Belt loops Jacron patch Zip fly Rivet button fastening 5-pocket design Faded detail Light blue wash Straight fitCotton/Viscose soft quilted vest in cool pattern with ruffles around neck, arm, middle and bottom seams. The vest has pockets with ruffles around.  Layer over a white poplin shirt or maybe your favourite knit. The Violet will sure add that little extra to your look.The perfect vintage inspired vest, featured in a timeless quilted velvet fabrication and boxy silhouette with stunning embroidered details.  A great addition to your Autumn wardrobe, style over a pretty maxi dress or casually throw on with jeans and a basic top.


 When we think of femininity, we think of pink... and with this comes a softness and a sense of romance. Wear pink when you're looking to connect, be it with your Valentine, a family member or a friend. This colour is also associated with innocence and fun, so it's a good way of bringing out your more playful side! For a cool and classic look, the Fade Into You top is the perfect piece to take you from season to season. Get dressed to impress in the Moliin Ulla dress - ideal for special romantic occasions or celebrations with loved ones... or simply wow in the magenta Yanbay - Pantone's colour of the year for 2023! 



We hope this inspires you to branch out with colour in your wardrobe, switch up your mood and give you the confidence to go out and make 2023 your year! Or at the very least, you got a little dopamine hit scrolling through the rainbow of styles above! Spring is on the way and we can't wait to show you everything we have coming in to store - new brands, new colours and a whole lot of joy!
We hope to see you soon x


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