Our Story

It is 1999 and Beverley Calvert is looking for pyjamas for her partner. She isn’t asking for a lot – just something that balances a simple, timeless design with the kind of comfort you deserve after a long, busy day. To her surprise, she finds nothing that satisfies her needs.

Rather than settling for second best, Beverley starts studying fashion at night school. After a year spent refining her own luxury loungewear collection, designing samples and travelling across the UK in search of high quality, indulgent fabrics, Homebody is born.

Susie and Bev

The first Mens loungewear capsule collection is designed with a tranquil simplicity and handmade in the UK. Harrods stocks the collection which quickly sells out.

The first Mens loungewear capsule collection was designed with a tranquil simplicity and handmade in the UK.

Following this success, Beverley begins sketching ideas for a Women's lifestyle and yoga collection. In 1999, she connects with Susannah Manning, a London College of Fashion graduate. Their Women's capsule collection launches and, again, is a success.

Fast forward to today and, apart from the addition of Kidswear, very little has changed. Beverley and Susie still own the company and make every single creative decision. They still live by a commitment of uncompromising indulgence and unrivalled quality, believing we all should make the most of those rare moments of calm with the help of Homebody.

 

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