Autumn/Winter 2013 is the shop's third collection of Vila Gallo and it keeps going from strength to strength. Snappy jackets, original coats, versatile blouses and easy dresses with a twist comprise this season's selection. Be another customer to tell us ...Read More

Libelula probably needs no introduction so the best thing is just to check out the gallery of this season's beautiful items. One of them is already sold out. Can you guess which? We'll try to get some more....   [gallery ids="1207,1208,1209,1210,1211,1212,1213,1214"] Read More

Most of the new Autumn/Winter 2013 stock has arrived at Katharine Bird now and just in time, considering the rapid change in the weather. As always for Autumn Winter, Occasion wear (Aideen Bodkin, Libelula, Nocturne) is supplemented with an extensive ...Read More

So no sign of an Indian Summer in 2012! In a way it's quite satisfying to be having a proper Autumn during September and October and it looks set to continue into November. Cold but bright blue days are preferable ...Read More

This is a great time of year in the shop when all the new season deliveries arrive. It's always exciting to open the boxes and see what lovely garments will soon be available instore.  We've already had some casualwear from ...Read More

This is what Matthew has to say about his new boutique label (courtesy of fashionista.com): Fashionista: Tell me about this collection and what’s different from your main line. Matthew Williamson: I hate the word “diffusion,” but it is a diffusion line in ...Read More

Look what arrived in the shop this weekend! The Libelula velvet Dulwich coat was a firm favourite even before Kate Middleton or, as we should call her now, the Duchess of Cambridge, started to wear it. As the exclusive stockists of the ...Read More

The Indian Summer finally broke and we can all appreciate the cooler weather.... well, it is October, after all. We at Katharine Bird hope you all had a wonderful Summer. It certainly sounded like you were up to all sorts ...Read More

We had a lovely visit from one of our customers yesterday. Anne Lennox is a co-founder of the Myotubular Trust, set up after her son, Tom, died of this rare condition, and she regularly organises fund raising events for the ...Read More

As mentioned in the Telegraph today, Kate Middleton wore one of Sophie Cranston's gorgeous velvet Dulwich coats to a friend's wedding, this weekend. According to Hilary Alexander, "She chose the wedding of her and Prince William's close friends, Harry Aubrey-Fletcher ...Read More