An independent boutique shop in Suffolk has been named one of the best in the UK.  

Browsing for clothes remains one of the nation's favourite pastimes, especially when it comes to supporting local businesses. 

While Suffolk is fortunate to have a huge number of excellent independent stores, Collen & Clare in Southwhold has been named one of the best when it comes to boutique shopping. 

East Anglian Daily Times: The store is located in the heart of SouthwoldThe store is located in the heart of Southwold (Image: Collen and Clare)

The Telegraph praised the store for having "the best-dressed windows" in the town. 

"It has a well-deserved reputation for good old-fashioned customer service, and the long-standing team is superb," it said. 

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"The boutique always has the best-dressed windows; a feast for the eyes on any trip to Southwold."

Southwold is no stranger to being recognised as one of the best places in the country.

Its famous beach was named among the top seaside spots to visit in 2023, while it has also been labelled one of the coolest places in the UK.