• A duffle coat for all seasons


    Posted on October 22nd, 2015

    In August we headed east. In the car we had piles of our gorgeous new stock. Thick, warm coloured duffle coats for men. Short and long duffle coats for women. And our über-warm, unisex submariners sweaters. We were headed for Cromer on the gorgeous North Norfolk coast And this being a British seaside resort in […]

  • 11 facts you might not know about duffle coats


    Posted on October 22nd, 2015

    1. The very first duffle coats were made for the British Navy The first duffles were made for the British Royal Navy from 1896. It’s thought they were worn by Royal Navy marines on an expedition to Antarctica.   2. Traditionally, duffle coats were oversized because sailors shared a communal duffle coat The coats were […]

  • Must tweed be worn with beards?


    Posted on October 22nd, 2015

    This is NOT a hipster beard. But it IS Harris Tweed   The beard thing grew slowly. If you’ll pardon the pun. It started off harmlessly enough down in the capital. There, hipsters were spotted with big, bushy beards. Not only that, they wore tweed. The tweed bit we understood. The beard thing…well it was […]