Meet our new Spring ambassador, Fiona Humberstone

Meet our new Spring ambassador for 2018, Fiona Humberstone, the Brand Stylist. A bestselling author, entrepreneur and branding expert, Fiona helps new businesses create an identity by unlocking the power of colour psychology.

Fiona wearing the Cotton Shirt Dress in Warm White

Your favourite seasonal colours?

Blue - it's always blue for me! But I do love to bring in a bit of blush and white in the summer. And plenty of sparkle in the winter months.

How does wearing the right colours for you make you feel?

Like me. In the right clothes, I can do anything. Wearing the wrong colours always drains me, both in my face and emotionally.


How would you describe your home?

Uplifting, calming, light. Understanding colour psychology has helped me to create a home that is cohesive and supports my family.

Favourite piece from the Kettlewell S/S18 collection?

I love the Milan knit jumper. It comes in a fabulous selection of colours and is so flattering. I love how it accentuates my waist.


Fiona wearing the Milan Knit Crew in True Blue Marl with a Stripe Weekend Skirt in Red and Soft White

Best feature (and parts you prefer to play down)?

Goodness, I don't think too hard about this. When I was young I did a lot of horse riding and I always knew that my washboard stomach was my best feature. Three children later and I'm not thinking in quite that way any more!

What’s your look?

I love Bretons and elegant, flowy shapes – a fairly understated but feminine look. I have to be in love with a print to wear it.


Fiona wears a Breton Stripe Top in Neon Yellow

No outfit is complete without…

…a pair of fabulous shoes!

Discover more about Fiona's latest workshop, Creative Flair, here, and uncover the fascinating world of colour psychology with her online Colour for Creatives class here. Kettlewell customers can save £25 on the usual price with code KETTLEWELL.

All photography by Katharine Davies photography

Elizabeth Vaughan on Jul 13, 2020 8:53 AM

Yes please can you provide clothes in petite ranges In tops, dresses and trousers please xxxxx

Marguerite Hall on Apr 29, 2020 3:25 PM

I'm new customer.Just received my lovely catalogue, but so disappointed that the items I liked were out of stock. Imogen top size M colours Flint & Breton Blue. I presume because of the pandemic stocks are low?

Kettlewell Colours: Hi Marguerite, thank you for your comment, and we are sorry to hear you have had an issue with this. It is always a challenge to keep everything stock up across so many colour options, and unfortunately due to the current circumstances we have been unable to re-order extra stock this season as we normally would. However, I have just checked for you and it looks like the Imogen Top in Flint, Size M is currently available, so you should be able to order this if you act fast :)

Gail Johnson on Jun 11, 2019 7:49 PM

I would really appreciate finding an on-line Kettlewell consultant who I could retain to help me “build” a wardrobe. I live in Canada so I don’t want to make too many mistakes in style/colours given the cost of shipping. Are there any such consultants available?

Kettlewell Colours: Leesa Whisker is a stylist we know who does online style consultations via Skype. Her website is She also has a Facebook page @whiskerstyle. Hope this helps...

Jo Mower on Mar 23, 2019 7:11 PM

Are you planning to bring some plus size clothing out x Had my colours done but finding clothes to fit not always easy .

Sure I’m not the only one!

Julia Bozena Ellwood on May 26, 2018 11:04 AM

Love the colour range and that you go to xs sizes. However, I would love more for Kettlewell colours to cater for petite ladies.

It is the first time I've shopped with Kettlewell and found the dress shirt (in small) I bought a bit too long on the sleeves and too wide at the cuffs, but fine on the shoulders, so it cost extra in alterations.

I don't know whether there is help in sizing or for petite ladies?

Thank you

Mrs Julia Ellwood.

Kettlewell Colours: Thank you for getting in touch. I have passed your comment on to the design team. We do have some styles that are better suited to petite ladies, e.g. the short cascade wrap. You are welcome to email us with any styles that you are interested in ordering and we can let you know whether they would be appropriate for a petite lady. Hope this helps.

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