• Ladies Day at Ascot, dress to impress

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    Posted on June 15th, 2017

    “Ladies of the main grandstand are encouraged to dress in a manner that befits a formal occasion”. It’s so very #britishandweloveit. ROYAL Ascot’s famously inflexible dress code will have even the most experienced fashionistas’ quaking in their sling backs. Next week 20th -24th June marks the start of Ascot week. The Internet is littered with […]

  • CHOOSE THE PERFECT SPRING COAT FOR YOUR WARDROBE

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    Posted on April 18th, 2017

    A great coat is an investment piece, so there are several things to consider before making your purchase.  While you definitely want your coat to make a style statement a good coat will instantly smarten any outfit and you also need to ensure it’s practical, versatile and fits into your daily life. FIGURE FLATTERING The […]

  • Spring clean a new you

    April Clothes spring clean

    Posted on April 6th, 2017

    For many, the arrival of spring means that winter is finally dead for another year. It’s great! Life is blooming wherever you look and the new season provides a brilliant excuse to bring spring-cleaning into your life. It’s about getting everything organised and setting goals. In fact, we never really understand why anyone makes resolutions […]

  • Springs New Mood

    Montgomery Spring Collection

    Posted on March 20th, 2017

    THE STYLE UPDATE The sun is a welcome sight after what feels like weeks and weeks of continual rain. I know, its only March, so maybe I’m getting a little ahead of myself, but I’m ready to take every tiny little ray of beautiful spring sunshine I can get. You have to agree, the second […]

  • Classic hipster outfits for men

    Montgomery Hipster Lion

    Posted on February 8th, 2017

    Are you a hipster? From top to bottom the hipster man is oozing confidence and they can carry it well! With a denim-faded shirt buttoned to the top, velvet brown trousers trimmed with a nice brown belt as the only accessory. A tweed tight fitted jacket and ankle boots or loafers will finish the look. […]

  • Wimbledon 2016: How to get the look (without going to London)

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    Posted on June 29th, 2016

    In the UK, Wimbledon is as traditional as the Queen appearing on the balcony at Buck House. It brings to mind strawberries, cream, rain stopping play and ‘Wimbledon whites’. And every year there’s another British tennis player with all the desperate hopes of a nation pinned firmly to his or her shoulders. This year it’s […]

  • What to wear to Glastonbury? We’ve collated the best advice to get you ‘mud ready’ for the weekend

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    Posted on June 23rd, 2016

      The Glastonbury music festival starts tomorrow in, well, Glastonbury (UK). It’s when the great, the good, the mediocre and the ‘oh are you still playing?’ of music descend onto one, mud-filled arena. Actually, the stars don’t get mud on them, they’re up on the stage looking immaculate. It’s the hoi polloi that is caked […]

  • 3 British brands to take your mind off Brexit

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    Posted on June 17th, 2016

      Oh but it’s all kicking off over here with the Brexit debate. And to misquote the lyrics from The Clash’s famous song, the main question is, “Should we stay or should we go?” Well, we’re not getting into politics here on our duffle coat blog. (Too much of a hot potato.) But with all […]

  • Princess Charlotte gives the thumbs up (well, a wave) to Leicester

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    Posted on June 17th, 2016

    It has been quite the year for Leicester (where our duffle coat office is based). Not only did Leicester City win the Premier League, but we’re also still cashing in on finding the body of Richard III in one of our car parks. And the Poet Laureate – Michael Mopurgo – has even written a […]

  • Happy Official Birthday to Her Majesty, The (colour-loving) Queen

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    Posted on June 13th, 2016

    “I feel invisible.”   “I feel invisible.” It’s a phrase often uttered by women of a certain age. Is it because society only has eyes for younger women? Because older women are seen to be frumpy? There’s obviously no easy answer. But as The Queen showed at the weekend, you don’t have to settle for […]

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