Phillip Stoner Now Open At Trinity Leeds

On March 21st Phillip Stoner opened the doors of its newest boutique store at Trinity Leeds. The shopping centre’s opening ceremony was a huge success with thousands of people flocking to the city to witness the unveiling of the world’s largest designer dress, curated by British fashion designer, Henry Holland. Measuring the equivalent of the height of three double decker buses, the silk dress, embellished with thousands of Swarovski crystals, was worn by aerial acrobat and former Cirque Du Soleil principle artist, Colette Morrow.

Grand Opening of Trinity Leeds Shopping CentreOpen late Monday-Friday, Phillip Stoner is nestled between 120 shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. Almost half of the stores are new to the city with Apple, Hollister, Superdry and Victoria’s Secret amongst the exciting names debuting in Leeds, together with new flagship stores from well-loved brands including Marks & Spencer, Next, River Island and Topshop.Trinity Leeds Shopping Centre

Spanning more than 1 million square feet, the domed shopping centre sits under an impressive glass roof with integrated, individually programmable, LED’s, has interactive digital media screens, houses permanent art installations and has just become a Bookcrossing Zone.

UPDATE: In May 2013, the Trinity Leeds scheme was recognised for having transformed Leeds’ retail core and for putting the city firmly on the national and international map, winning the Best Commercial Development Award 2013!

New Store to Open at Trinity, Leeds

Phillip Stoner is pleased to announce their expansion, with a new store set to open in the UK’s latest major retail development, Trinity Leeds.

We’re the latest in a long line of well known brands to join the venture, which aims to reshape the heart of the city centre, uniting three of Leeds’ busiest shopping streets and bringing together the best of the UK high street, national and international brands.

Spanning one million square feet, Trinity Leeds will house 120 stores. Other luxury brands joining Phillip Stoner at Trinity Leeds include Apple, Bose and the North’s first Everyman cinema.Trinity Leeds, Shop Fit

Phillip Stoner’s boutique store is beginning to take shape and will feature a luxurious mix of granite, chrome, rich dark wood and hints of deep purple creating a relaxed environment to shop in. On display will be jewellery  from Ungar & UngarTi Sento Milano and our own unique jewellery collections.

Trinity Leeds will be opening on the 21st March 2013 – we hope to see you there!

Have You Spotted Phillip Stoner’s Taxi?

Following the fantastic success of our fabulous Portfolio of Fine Diamonds – we now have a stylish Phillip Stoner taxi and several buses whizzing around Leeds, celebrating the exquisite collection.

Portfolio of Fine Diamonds Leeds Taxi

The collection sits within the beautiful surroundings of our Victoria Quarter store, with prices starting at £925. Each certified diamond from this range is set in a highly polished platinum mount, which is hand-finished to Phillip Stoner’s exacting standards.

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Phillip Stoner, Handcrafting Jewellery Since 1982

2012 sees Phillip Stoner celebrating 30 years in the jewellery industry – a huge accomplishment. With every year that has passed the company has grown significantly and it is now recognised as the North’s leading bespoke diamond and platinum specialist. Here we take a look back at some of Phillip Stoner’s most notable achievements to date. To see the full story, view our Timeline on Facebook.

1982: Phillip Stoner the Jeweller is Founded – In 1982, after training in Jewellery Design at Bradford College of Art, Phillip Stoner opened his first boutique and workshop in Shipley, Yorkshire. In the years that followed, the company’s reputation for outstanding quality and service lead to high-profile commissions for celebrities including the late Michael Jackson and cricket umpire Dickie Bird.

1998: Phillip Stoner Relocates to Halifax, West Yorkshire – Home to both head office and the workshop between 1998 and 2012, Phillip Stoner the Jeweller’s Halifax branch allowed the company to develop their bespoke jewellery service, working closely with customers to create their own dream piece of jewellery.Phillip Stoner the Jeweller, Halifax

2002: New Store Opens at The Light, Leeds – Situated in the heart of the cosmopolitan city centre of Leeds, Phillip Stoner the Jeweller opened the doors of its first Leeds boutique in 2002.Phillip Stoner the Jeweller, The Light, Leeds

2007: New Store Opens at The Victoria Quarter, Leeds – In 2007 Phillip Stoner the Jeweller opened their second Leeds store in the Victoria Quarter, dubbed ‘The Knightsbridge of the North’. Housed in an elegant Grade II listed building, the boutique is nestled amongst some of the world’s most famous leading fashion and lifestyle designers including Louis Vuitton and Vivienne Westwood.Phillip Stoner the Jeweller, Victoria Quarter, Leeds

2007: The Lila Collection is Born – To coincide with the birth of Phillip’s first granddaughter, in 2007 The Lila Collection was developed and named in her honour. Available exclusively at Phillip Stoner the Jeweller, each piece from the collection is designed and handcrafted in-house, using only the finest quality diamonds.The Lila Collection, Phillip Stoner the Jeweller

2008: Continuing the Family Legacy – In 2008, the company’s established tradition of exceptional craftsmanship became the responsibility of Phillip’s son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan and Helen. To keep Phillip Stoner the Jeweller at the forefront of design, they invested in the latest technology and finest materials to offer customers unique jewellery, available exclusively at Phillip Stoner.Jonathan & Phillip Stoner

2010: Flagship Store Opens at The Avenue, Manchester – In December 2010, Phillip Stoner opened its flagship store at one of Manchester’s finest shopping destinations, The Avenue, Spinningfields.Phillip Stoner the Jeweller, The Avenue, Manchester

2011: Jonathan Stoner Named One of Professional Jeweller’s ‘Hot 100’ – In 2011 managing director , Jonathan Stoner was named one of the industry’s ‘Hot 100’ by Professional Jeweller. Jonathan was in good company as the list featured the year’s most innovative industry stars, from the most emerging designers to some of the most established retailers.

2012: Expansion of The Victoria Quarter Boutique – November 2012 sees Phillip Stoner celebrating the expansion of their breath-taking Victoria Quarter boutique, situated in the heart of Leeds City Centre. The most notable part of the expansion is the new, on-site workshop, which boasts state-of-the-art technology and highly-skilled craftsmen, who are on-site six days a week.Phillip Stoner the Jeweller, Victoria Quarter, Leeds

A Diamond In The Rough, Refurbished VQ Store Now Open

Following weeks of construction, Phillip Stoner’s Victoria Quarter boutique has been extended and refurbished and from the rubble, a spectacular “Diamond room” has emerged! Showcasing our stunning Portfolio of Fine Diamonds collection, the already stunning boutique store is now even bigger and more decadent than ever before.Phillip Stoner the Jeweller, The Victoria Quarter, Leeds

On display is the exclusive Lila Collection, a unique range of diamond rings, which have been designed and produced in-house. Each piece combines timeless design with contemporary style, using only the best certified diamonds to create truly stunning pieces.

Also on show is our Portfolio of Fine Diamonds collection, which boasts an extensive range of solitaire, cluster and three stone diamond engagement rings, which feature platinum settings, certificated diamonds, superlative quality and competitive pricing, starting at just £925.

In addition, Phillip Stoner now has its own, on-site jewellery workshop downstairs in the VQ store. Our highly-skilled goldsmiths are always on hand to advise about bespoke jewellery design and repairs or ring resizing will be done promptly, increasing the efficiency of the already superb after-care service we aim to provide.Phillip Stoner the Jeweller, The Victoria Quarter, Leeds

Visit us at the Victoria Quarter, enjoy a glass of champagne and peruse our collections, including pieces from local Leeds designer Andrew Geoghegan, contemporary silver jewellery from Rachel Galley and stunning fashion jewellery by Diamonfire.