O&C Butcher | Blog

28/11/2021
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Our Christmas Windows

We are so lucky to have some very creative members of staff who make window dressing look easy. Very grateful to them for our beautiful Christmas Windows that are making us feel warm inside on such a cold morning here in Aldeburgh today! It was great to have the Band of the Royal British Legion lifting our festive spirits at the shop yesterday and at the (rather soggy) switch-on. And last but by no means least, here are some photos of the fabulous Aldeburgh Community Christmas Project of which we... Read More

24/11/2021
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10% Off this Weekend

Christmas begins in Aldeburgh this weekend with a day of festivities on Saturday 27th November. The lights will officially be switched on at 4pm by the Moot Hall on the sea front when the Band of the Royal British Legion will also play. To join in the festivities we’re offering 10% Off in store and online for this weekend only at O&C Butcher and Fleur*. So whether you’re looking for Christmas gifts or fancy treating yourself to some new winter clothes, pop along and see us in Aldeburgh or online.... Read More

18/11/2021
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Women’s Gift Ideas

If you’re shopping for someone special we’ve got some lovely treats in store from candles to cashmere, slippers to scarves. There’s some great gift sets too such as the hat and scarf sets from Barbour and this year they’ve also started doing PJ sets which we know will be a hit. We’ve got a great selection of slippers in from the likes of Barbour, Shepherd of Sweden, Toni Pons and White Stuff. Many of us are still working from home a lot more these days and I have certainly been... Read More

02/11/2021
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Lovely Loungewear

What’s not to love about loungewear? Comfortable clothes, soft fabrics and elasticated waistbands, perfect for the winter months! It might be made for cosying up indoors but it works just as well layered up outside. Here’s some of our favourites from American Vintage, Barbour, Gant, Levi’s, Selected Femme, Part Two and White Stuff. There’s lots more online. New for AW21 is the Barbour Loungewear collection and it’s proved a real hit in the shop. There’s hoodies and joggers for men and women as well as new nightwear and slippers. SHOP... Read More

22/10/2021
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Barbour Wax for Life

Barbour have been offering a repair and re-wax service to their customers for over 100 years. They’re celebrating this wonderful centenary of sustainability with the Barbour Wax for Life campaign. Take a look at the video below for an insight into the work that they do in their factory. Barbour Re-Waxing Service via O&C Butcher Barbour recommends re-waxing your wax items every year to extend their lifetime as much as possible. Their re-waxing service costs from £35 for jackets and from £12 for smaller items such as caps and dog... Read More

21/10/2021
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Stylish Waterproofs

Waterproofs aren’t restricted to casual, countryside experiences – we do need to stay dry for smarter occasions too! Here are a couple of great examples of waterproof coats that can be dressed up for smarter needs. The photos were taken at the Pumphouse in Aldeburgh, owned by Britten Pears Arts. The Gant Oversized Trench Coat This cotton trench coat from Gant is waterproof and is a great wardrobe item for all seasons making it a really good investment piece. The fact that it’s oversized allows you to add some warmer... Read More

20/10/2021
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Win A Pair of Dubarry Galway Boots

It’s boot season and what better way to kick through the leaves than in a pair of iconic Dubarry Galways. The waterproof leather boots are very popular for women who enjoy the country and outdoor lifestyle and they will last you for years. O&C Butcher are giving you the chance to win a pair of women’s Dubarry Galway boots. We stock them in Navy, Walnut and Brown and the lucky winner will be able to choose from our current selection of colours and sizes available when the giveaway closes You... Read More

02/10/2021
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We’re Hiring!

Sales Assistant, Womenswear, Full or Part-time The Role This is a customer facing role with the main aim of delivering genuine, outstanding customer service at all times. Additionally, duties/requirements will include: Dealing with customer enquiries, taking ownership to resolve queries Collective responsibility to ensure shop is tidy, welcoming and well merchandised Gain product knowledge of our wide range of quality brands and products Processing of stock and deliveries Uphold and maintain Company values There will be developmental opportunities for successful candidates looking to further their career in retail and move... Read More

30/09/2021
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The O&C AW21 Photoshoot

We were blessed with dry weather for our Autumn/Winter photoshoot on Tuesday. We were also blessed with being able to use the wonderful Pumphouse thanks to Britten Pears Arts. The venue has sadly been left empty throughout the pandemic so it was lovely to give it a purpose, if only for a day. We hope it won’t be long before it can open it’s doors to the public once again. The Pumphouse sits right on the edge of the Aldeburgh Marshes which made for the perfect backdrop despite being rather... Read More