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Collective Soul Shop in Hossegor

Fashion shop Collective Soul in Hossegor

Last weekend in Hossegor*, my friend Olivia and I stumbled across Collective Soul and what a little gem it was! Let me show you a few pictures I took with my iPhone because I loved everything about this shop… Decoration, fashion, vintage, upcycling, workshops, this atelier showroom ticks all the boxes and is one address you definitively want to bookmark if you’re planning a little trip near Hossegor and Capbreton. Collective Soul is not only a fashion brand (featured above) designed by Valérie Thévenot but also a great concept store with a well-curated home decoration and fashion collection. Collective Soul is definitively one concept store that deserves the title. Valérie stocks a lot of designs from local designers: photography from Javier Mendizabal and Damien Picaud, jewellery from Rebecca Grandmaison. She also sources and customises vintage Scandinavian furniture. She had some beautiful rattan chairs and 70s glassware and ceramics, photography books on display and a cute corner for babies. I was quite tempted by a few boho pieces from her own collection (loving this Aigle necklace and this Kalyani blouse) until I discovered she also had an amazing collection of vintage pieces …

10 great things to do in Cap-Breton

10 great things to do in Capbreton

We had the best of times recently holidaying in Capbreton but generally speaking I love the whole vibes between Seignosse, Hossegor and Capbreton. We did lots of sports, Mila Sienna had a ball skating. We ate healthily, slept well, caught up with friends and in the end, everyone had an amazing holiday and we all trimmed down. Less than 2 hours away from our holidays home, it’s an area we know well. We had planned a trip to San-Sebastian or Biarritz if the weather was bad but it turned out absolutely gorgeous for two weeks so no sightseeing for us but we did a lot of sports and a bit of shopping. If you are looking at visiting the area in the future, here are 10 of my favourite things to do in Cap-Breton & Hossegor.   TAKE A 5-DAYS SURFING COURSE Steve, Mila and I had surfed before in Devon and Biscarosse but it was a new thing for Elodie and Lily and they both loved it. We did our course at the Cactus Surf School in Cap-Breton and I can’t …