• Duffle Coats UK supports Fashion Revolution Day 2015

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    Posted on April 23rd, 2015

    Duffle Coats UK supports Fashion Revolution Day 2015 “We aren’t just purchasing a garment or accessory, but a whole chain of value and relationships.” fashionrevolution.org                                                                                                Two years ago, on the 24th April, 2013, 1133 people were killed when the Rana Plaza factory collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The workers were making clothes for sale in […]

  • What is a Reefer Jacket?

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    Posted on April 22nd, 2015

    What is a Reefer Jacket? The reefer coat, or jacket, was originally used by ‘reefers’ in the British Navy. They were the sailors who worked ‘midships’ (if you’re a landlubber, that means in the middle of the deck) and whose job it was to ‘reef’ the sails. Which means that they furled or unfurled the […]

  • James Bond in Spectre. He’s licensed to kill and dressed to thrill.

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    Posted on April 7th, 2015

    Bond fans gave a collective shudder of anticipation recently when the trailer for the latest Bond film, Spectre, was released. Here at Duffle Coats UK we sat frozen in delight as the trailer played. But elsewhere on the net, savvy critics have been analysing the 96 seconds of drama for clues. And because a) we […]