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Young Fashion Designer of the Year Award / 2016

So you may have seen this incredible piece in our window this past week…it is the work of the very talented Rachel Rose who won the much coveted Young Fashion Designer Award in July with her textured cape. The Young Fashion Designer Awards is a national competition, established by Kent College Pembury in 2010 to celebrate talented Textiles students at GCSE, AS & A Level. Every year it’s judged by a select group of 10 judges who each bring experience and professionalism from a range of fashion, textile and design... Read More

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style insider / victoria genevieve

This month we’re chatting to personal stylist and wardrobe consultant Victoria Genevieve. We chat balancing work and motherhood, wardrobe essentials and trends she’ll be avoiding this season! You have a successful personal styling business, what was the inspiration behind setting it up? I set up Victoria Genevieve Styling in 2004 when my son was a year old. I was tired of ‘Older Frumpy’ ladies working as Personal Stylists offering young mums like myself a choice of practical yet unfashionable outfits based on ‘Colour and Shape’ analysis. I have always worked... Read More

new in / summer 2016 edit

The warmer weather is finally upon us, yay! We are getting pretty excited about summer here at bod & ted and we have plenty of new styles in store to help upgrade your summer wardrobe. We’ve put together a little edit of all our favourite pieces so you can look summer ready where ever you are. Now available in black and white, these are the Equip Mykonos Off The Shoulder Tops and we are in love! The bardot style is right on trend this season, and we love the floaty... Read More

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meet the brand / amly botanicals

We’ve had a very exciting addition to our brand portfolio in the boutique, and it’s something a little bit different for us…skincare! The lovely ladies from Amly Botanicals popped in to see us last month and we were so impressed with their product that we couldn’t wait to start stocking it, so that our lovely customers could get in on the action too. This week, we chatted to the lovely ladies behind the brand, Lisa and Kerry, to find out a little more about them and Amly Botanicals. When did... Read More

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style insider / mollie manning

In this months Style Insider we talk to bod & ted’s very own Mollie Manning, style advisor in the store. We chat about her minimalistic approach to dressing and her American Vintage Jacksonville t-shirt addiction! You have a blog, tell us a bit about it? My blog is a bit of a mixture, I talk about beauty, life, travel with a smidge of style in there sometimes too. It’s something I begun almost two years ago and it’s one of the best things I’ve ever done. I love photography and... Read More

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event / SS16 New Season Launch Party

On Wednesday night, lots of lovely Tunbridge Wells ladies descended on bod & ted for a night of fun-filled fashion, complete with our signature cocktails and goody bags. We also had the lovely Kam, brand ambassador from Becksondergaard, on hand to show us on some imaginative ways to style our scarves. Cocktails in hand, customers perused the brand new SS16 collections, some of which had just arrived that day! As always, we had some fantastic special offers on the night, and the first 20 customers got an exclusive goody bag... Read More


style insider / naomi drewett

In our first Style Insider feature of 2016 we chat to Naomi Drewett, PA and lover of all things Tunbridge Wells.  Read on to find out about her fashion do’s and don’ts, and who her ultimate style icon is! Guaranteed to put you in a good mood, she’s a regular at bod & ted and we love her classic, feminine style…you can find her on social media…@pantileslady Describe your style in 3 words? My style in 3 words – Chosen With Love – I like to shop for things I truly... Read More


new in / Soludos

A delivery of Soludos espadrilles makes you think of one thing…Summer! It may still be chilly outside, but we know Spring is on it’s way, and the shop is filled to the brim with colour, prints and lightweight fabrics to get you in the mood! These super comfortable and quirky espadrilles are always a hit with you lot, and we’ve got a feeling they’re going to be a success this season too as the collection has expanded and we have even more lovely styles to offer! Here are our favourites…all... Read More

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SS16 / Nobody Campaign

We have just unpacked our first SS16 delivery and boy is it a goodun! There’s nothing better than boxfresh denim, especially when it’s come all the way from Australia courtesy of our fave denim brand Nobody. Whether you’re after classic denim, black, navy or white, we’ve got it all covered with a fit like you’ve never seen before! What are you waiting for…come in and see for yourself!