Introducing: the Cornelia James summer guide to styling the biggest accessory of 2022. Whether you’re looking for elegant gloves for sun protection or a fabulous formal pair for endless balmy evenings, our Swiss and sueded cotton gloves will ensure your dearly begloved stays on hand throughout. So, without further ado, here’s how to bring your very favourite accessory from the depths of winter and out into the sunshine.
Throughout our journey, we've managed to catch the eye of many an A-lister, with a dazzling selection of names such as Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Zoe Kravitz, Ariana Grande and Joan Collins all appearing in CJ styles. We’ve also been an intrinsic part of some prestigious high fashion editorials across the globe, from the many territories of Vogue (rather fabulously including one September cover), and titles like W, Love, ELLE and i-D magazine. Of course royalty have also had their hand in our finery, with both the Duchess of Cambridge and HRH The Queen appearing in pieces from our collection. Here's some of our favourite moments to date.
Gloves are perfect for daytime formal - dressing up or dressing down - there are so many degrees of formality that can be achieved.
Taking a stroll down the SS22 catwalk via Nina Ricci, Lanvin, Saint Laurent, Maisie Wilen, Batsheva and Yohji Yamamoto, you might be wondering – exactly where did this new-found penchant for the evening glove come from? Experiencing a resurgence via the arms of literally everyone (from Alexa Demie, Kim Kardashian and Lizzo to Rihanna and Beyoncé), one thing’s for sure — the evening glove has just as much star power as its dazzling sartorial entourage.
With springtime just around the calendar corner, long-awaited brighter days, ever-lasting evenings and frosty tropical drinks are on the horizon. So, in anticipation for the warmer weather, we thought it was high time to introduce you to our very best gloves for spring.
There’s one thing that we’ve never needed to search for on Google: ‘how to wear long gloves?’ The reason for that is quite simple – we’re already experts in the art of wearing opera gloves. From the etiquette rules to fabric care, we’re clued-up completely. And you can be too, with just a little help from our handy guide.
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 glimpse into their time together…
The Wedding Glove: where do we even begin? We know how much you have to consider on a day as special as this, which is why we’ve established a guide on how pick the perfect gloves for your perfect day. Whether you’re after a classic satin white opera glove or a simple lace mitten, Cornelia James has a wide-range made to suit your bridal style. Trust us: you’re in good hands.
From classic cocktail and opera gloves to velvet, lace and leather evening gloves, there’s only one way to toast to your favourite night of the week – and no, it’s not with your signature frozen margarita. Already setting the dance floor alight via some very notable names in popular culture, the gloves for parties trend is set to be a revival like no other.