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    Striking the Right Cord: Talking Corduroy

    Striking the Right Cord: Talking Corduroy
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    When we talk about corduroy we need to do so in careful company, as, although it is a fabric steeped in history and tradition, depending on who you talk to,...

    Jump Into The Wild: A Brief Look Into The Undiscovered Self

    Jump Into The Wild: A Brief Look Into The Undiscovered Self
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    Though many of us choose to hide it deep under the surface, if given the right stimulus we can dissolve the capsule and let our beautiful, individual, self expression blossom. That individual beauty is exactly what we want to celebrate today. 

    How to Wear Board Shorts

    How to Wear Board Shorts
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    Starting to plan your summer? We’re sure you’re counting a new pair of board shorts amongst your holiday essentials. You’ve probably got a lot planned for your next holiday. Perhaps...

    The Truth Behind T-Shirts

    The Truth Behind T-Shirts
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    T-shirt production - what's the cost? For many of us, the plain white tee represents a wardrobe essential and an effortless sense of ‘cool’. But while the style may be...

    Working the Glorious British Summer

    Working the Glorious British Summer
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    Summer is the time of year for vibrancy, energy, and great weather. While you may not wish to spend this time at work, the warm weather gives you an opportunity...

    Fashion Trends for Summer 2019

    Fashion Trends for Summer 2019
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    What Trends are in Store for Summer 2019 When asked to define this summer’s trends, we could sum it up in one way – celebrating life. Fashion this summer is...

    Natural Fabrics Series: Cotton

    Natural Fabrics Series: Cotton
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    Are you currently wearing something cotton? Chances are you are. Cotton is one of the world’s most common fabrics. There are actually over 40 species of cotton that we know...

    Slowing it Down: Slow Living

    Slowing it Down: Slow Living
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      Our society can be defined by our demand for all things fast. There is no greater representation of this than in our consumer culture. The turnaround between new product...

    The Archie Foal Ethos

    The Archie Foal Ethos
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    Coco Chanel advocated that ‘in order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different’. Often, values and principles have a simple meaning whilst holding the greatest value. Here at Archie Foal, there is one central, underpinning ethos which informs everything that we do – buy better, buy less.

    Who Is Archie Foal?

    Who Is Archie Foal?
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    At Archie Foal, the story behind a brand is as important as what it produces. For us, our story and mission are integral to what we do. That's why our founders and long-time friends Tessa and Julian decided to share the story of how Archie Foal came to be.

    The New Mode: What is sustainable luxury

    The New Mode: What is sustainable luxury
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    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have heard a report or two about how dramatically our consumption is negatively impacting the planet. Fashion is certainly not the innocent party in all of this. We don’t know about you, but our impact on the planet is enough to make us want to start living a little bit greener. And your wardrobe is one of the best places to start.

    Young Mum: What To Wear

    Young Mum: What To Wear
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    When you’re busy looking after your little one and adjusting to life post-pregnancy, having to think about outfits, especially when you still have a post-pregnancy bump, can seem a daunting task. But feeling good about yourself and how you look in the first few weeks or months after pregnancy is a great way to help you start to feel more like you again. And finding flattering postpartum clothes is one step towards making this feel possible.

    Knowing Your Mohair From Your Cashmere

    Knowing Your Mohair From Your Cashmere
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    When you think of ‘woollens’, one thing may come to mind. A byword for the staid and age-worn, woollens seem forever associated with an England made up of stone huts and sheepherders.

    The Devil Is In The Details: Style Advice For Men On How To Look More Sophisticated

    The Devil Is In The Details: Style Advice For Men On How To Look More Sophisticated
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    Finding yourself in need of a style audit lately? Timeless style cannot be beaten but it doesn’t take much to pull it off. A few simple, small changes are all it takes for you to learn how to look more sophisticated.   

    New year, new lifestyle: easy ways to be sustainable in everyday life

    New year, new lifestyle: easy ways to be sustainable in everyday life
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    Feeling the urge to go a little bit more green? Aren’t we all. Every day, more and more of us are becoming concerned about our impact on the environment and what we can do personally to improve it.

    A Look Back At Our Favourite Sustainable Fashion Campaigns

    A Look Back At Our Favourite Sustainable Fashion Campaigns
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    Sharing is caring, and so is spreading the word about green fashion. So we're taking a look at our favourite sustainable fashion campaigns that helped spread the eco-love.

    A Gripping Yarn: How Great Britain was built from the backs of sheep

    A Gripping Yarn: How Great Britain was built from the backs of sheep
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    You may not realise it, but wool is a major deal. Behind all those lovingly knitted Christmas jumpers, oh-so-sophisticated cashmere sweaters and fetching bed throws is a long, proud history of British wool-making. As part of our Natural Fabrics Series, we're giving you the lowdown on everything you need to know on the fabric that made England what it is today –– wool.

    The Psychology Of Clothing - what your wardrobe says about you

    The Psychology Of Clothing - what your wardrobe says about you
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    A deep dive into the psychology behind clothing – what your apparel says about you, your personality, how you feel and how you can use this to your advantage.

    Why the tide never goes out on nautical fashion

    Why the tide never goes out on nautical fashion
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    From fetching sailor suits to caricature pirate outfits, British fashion has a long-established love of all things ship-shape. As a sailing nation, for hundreds of years the Royal Navy has been a symbol of national pride. To celebrate its place in British fashion, we’ve taken a look back at the history of maritime clothing.

    Eye spy an Alistair Guy

    Eye spy an Alistair Guy
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    Fashion photographer Alistair Guy showed his admiration for our collection of British-made, luxurious attire on his latest visit to one of our stores. Not only was he enthusiastic to learn about our story, but he even tried out a few of the pieces from the collection.

    Let's talk about jackets: How to find your signature style

    Let's talk about jackets: How to find your signature style
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    Everybody needs that one great jacket. But it can be difficult to know what jacket to buy to complement a wardrobe. It's a bit like looking for a unicorn. But help is at hand. Here’s the ins and outs of the different jacket styles to help you find your outwear match made in heaven.

    Why are waxed jackets, well...waxed?

    Why are waxed jackets, well...waxed?
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    You can't get more classic than a waxed jacket. Timeless, rustically stylish, they should be in everyone's wardrobes. But why do we need to wax jackets in the first place?

    Curbing our throw-away culture: the rise of sustainable fashion

    Curbing our throw-away culture: the rise of sustainable fashion
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      Plastic polluting our oceans. Palm oil destroying our forests. The global impact of how much we consume and what we are consuming may seem like an overplayed record by...

    Pup style icon: the rise of doggy fashion

    Pup style icon: the rise of doggy fashion
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      Every year thousands of people gather across the fashion cities of London, Milan and New York, to witness the latest fashion designs paraded up and down glamorous runways. However...

    The story behind the clothes: The Angora wool blend sweater

    The story behind the clothes: The Angora wool blend sweater
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    Thanks to a new wave of dedicated farmers and suppliers, ethical, cruelty-free angora is now making its way into fashion. Join us into the heart of China to discover the story behind  our beloved Archie Foal Tove sweater.

    How to care for your chunky knitwear

    How to care for your chunky knitwear
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    When the days grow shorter nothing takes care of you better than a quality piece of chunky knitwear. Thankfully, we've assembled some of our favourite tips so that you can give the same love back, keeping it going, and going...and going.

    The rise and fall (and rise) of British fashion

    The rise and fall (and rise) of British fashion
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    British Fashion has come a long way in the last few centuries, evolving over time to become a worldwide leader in fashion innovation. However, it hasn't all been smooth sailing. Find out how British history shaped the way it (and the world) looks today.

    The legacy of the American West in today’s culture

    The legacy of the American West in today’s culture
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    Sprawling desert vistas, tense gunfights, twanging guitars and good, bad and ugly cowboys have set the standard for the popular perception of the West. But the American West hasn’t necessarily remained wild. Cattle rustling and train robberies aside, the ideals, aesthetics and mythology of the West are still hugely prevalent in modern culture.

    What defines the country style?

    What defines the country style?
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    Country style is an icon of British fashion, reflecting the browns and greens of the countryside, it’s an instantly recognisable look. Often worn casually but always effortlessly smart, the waxed...

    The unique history of the bomber jacket

    The unique history of the bomber jacket
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    Marlon Brando, Steve McQueen, Ryan Gosling. It’s not just a list of people you wish you could be, it’s also a list of people who, over the last 70 years, have immortalised the bomber jacket in their own respective right. In their own ways, they have played a crucial part in the fashion history of the wax bomber jacket.
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