• Pink coats are ‘in’ this winter? Yep, we already knew that

    Posted on September 25th, 2014

    Paris in February. Hmm, it doesn’t have quite the same ring as ‘Paris in the Springtime’, but February is when the fashion √©lite swan – or maybe totter – around the city of lights, modelling the “must haves, dahling” for Autumn/Winter 2014. And the news from le tout Paris in February was good for us […]

  • How to choose a duffle coat

    Posted on September 18th, 2014

    So you’ve decided that you’d like a duffle coat for Autumn/Winter 2014. Perhaps the whole ‘back to school’ ambiance of September has reminded you of your childhood duffle coat and, having checked that it’s still OK to wear one (don’t worry, it is), you’re ready to take the plunge. The trouble is, even a quick […]

  • Are Merino wool sweaters the world’s best kept secret?

    Posted on September 10th, 2014

    You could be forgiven for thinking that all sheep are born equal. But you’d be mistaken. For amongst those woolly dots on the distant hillside, there are sheep harbouring a secret.Which sheep? Merino sheep. Their secret? The superior quality of their wool. It’s wonderfully soft, incredibly warm and doesn’t irritate the skin.   Outdoorsy types […]

  • Back to School bags from Duffle Coats UK

    Posted on September 1st, 2014

    Your school days may be far behind you, but does early September still evoke memories of a new school term? Perhaps leather t-bar sandals, crisp new school uniform and freshly sharpened pencils?’Back to School’ was – and still is – a time when otherwise thrifty parents spent money with no apparent thought for the bank […]