• Fresh at 50: 35% of Male Style Icons Are Over 50 Years Old

    September 10, 2019
    35% of men in the UK claim that their style icon is someone over 50. Find out which celebrities are proving that fashion has no age limit.
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  • From 1700 to today: Swimwear through the ages

    July 3, 2019
    Cotton Traders discover how, 300 years on, we've arrived at the liberating variety of swimsuit styles we enjoy in the 21st century.
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  • 6 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The 6 Nations

    January 22, 2019
    Rugby fans througout England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France and Italy are dusting off their national flags, donning their rugby shirts and clearing their throats in anticipation for some rousing national anthems! That’s right, the 2018 6 Nations tournament kicks off on 1st February, and this year will be particualrly exciting as it acts as a barometer for the long-awaited World Cup in Japan later in the autumn.
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  • Swimwear – Stylist’s Edit

    January 20, 2019
    By now, Christmas is a distant memory, and our thoughts are turning to the blue skies, white sand and sunshine of a winter escape. Mine sure are!
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  • Suede Footwear for Every Outfit

    January 4, 2018
    Suede is a material that’s often misunderstood. People sometimes wonder how to wear suede shoes, worrying that they are difficult to pair with outfits and high maintenance to look after.
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  • Comfortable Winter Loungewear

    January 3, 2018
    Who doesn’t love comfortable loungewear? Cosiness, warmth and relaxation guaranteed. And when temperatures drop and you know you’re not leaving the house, you can wear your winter loungewear all day long! To get you into the spirit of ‘lounging around’ this winter, we’ve had a rifle through our stocks and pulled out a few of our most comfortable lounge clothes to see you through the colder seasons.
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