• Meet Bob Whittaker: the bearded, sax-playing duffle coat-wearer who fronts the awesome Blind Monk Trio Jazz band

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    Posted on February 11th, 2016

    On a chilly night in December 2015, Bob Whittaker (sax), Hugo Harrison (bass) and Johnny Hunter (drums) took to the stage at the Jazz Café in Newcastle.   What happened next was vintage Blind Monk Trio. They rocked the room with their trademark jazz blend of Thelonious Monk-inspired tunes, fused with alternative rock and eastern […]

  • What’s the big deal about ‘Buying British’? Here’s what it means to us

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    Posted on February 5th, 2016

    The Morris Minor. Another brilliantly British icon   Somewhere along the line, the phrase ‘Made in Britain’ lost its meaning. It even got a bit tangled up with the far right. Not so good. But up and down the UK there are still manufacturers who believe that ‘Made in Britain’ stands for integrity, quality, and […]

  • Be original this Valentine’s Day. Buy your Valentine a duffle coat

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    Posted on February 2nd, 2016

    Valentine’s Day is approaching. And you have no idea what to buy your beau (or belle). It’s a common problem. But the answer is dead simple. It’s this: Buy them a duffle coat. And yes, you’re right, we’re being shamelessly self-promotional. But as there’s not long left to get your Valentine’s Day gift sorted, we […]

  • Here’s why we use recycled wool in our duffle coats

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    Posted on January 22nd, 2016

    Please recycle this fleece. The planet will thank you   There is, of course, only one reason to use recycled wool. And it’s a compelling one. Quite simply because it makes environmental sense. Per kilo, sheep create the most CO2 and so if we can use that CO2 load twice? So much the better. We […]

  • Why you NEED hygge in your life (and how we can help)

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    Posted on January 15th, 2016

    Are you ready to embrace hygge?   It started with the Danish political drama, Borgen. Then came The Killing, and Sarah Lund. (Wearing a sweater to die for.) And hot on her heels came The Bridge with the brilliant Saga Norén. (Wearing leather trousers to die for.) And our love affair with Denmark was complete. […]

  • We’re having a clearout!

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    Posted on January 14th, 2016

    Our reductions are not to be laughed at. Get ‘em before they’re gone   Christmas is over, the tree is on the bonfire, and Hygge is go. We can all breathe a sigh of relief, swear off alcohol and get acquainted with our waistlines again. And now that life is getting back to normal, it’s […]

  • Introducing…our duffle coats for children

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    Posted on January 14th, 2016

    Our children’s duffle coats are now in stock   Now that all the excitement of Christmas has died down, we have an announcement. It is – drum roll please – the arrival of our duffle coats for children!   [pause for applause]   Here’s how it happened.   T’was almost the night before Christmas, when […]

  • Your duffle coat Christmas present wasn’t quite right? We’re ready for your returns

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    Posted on January 6th, 2016

    Can’t work out whether your duffle is right or not? Not a problem Firstly, we hope you had a marvellous festive season. And after all the food and drink, aren’t you glad that duffle coats are cut nice and roomy? We definitely are… BUT, although you may have fallen in love with your duffle coat […]

  • Where to buy the Matt Lucas duffle coat from the Dr Who episode, ‘Husbands of River Song’

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    Posted on December 21st, 2015

      One of the highpoints of 2015 was the call we received from a representative of the Doctor Who production company. Long story short: the production company bought a number of our duffle coats. Even in our wildest dreams we didn’t think they’d make it on to Doctor Who. We thought maybe it was to […]

  • Merry Christmas to duffle coat wearers everywhere

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    Posted on December 21st, 2015

    There really is very little time left! The last duffle coat ordering deadline has passed, the shops are nearly shut and there are only a few hours left until all the presents need to be wrapped. Are you ready?! Whether you’re sitting there smugly drinking a glass of sherry ‘neath your festive tree, or you’re […]

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