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O&C Butcher Summer Sale 04/07/2018
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O&C Butcher Summer Sale

  SALE STARTS 9am SATURDAY 7th JULY! Head to Aldeburgh this weekend for the start of the O&C Butcher Summer Sale where seasonal stock is reduced to clear and many items are half price or less. All your favourite brands are included with styles from the likes of Gant, Barbour, Levi’s, Timberland, Sebago, Masai and Gabor. Over the road sister shop Fleur also goes on sale at 10am on Saturday with 30% off beautiful brands such as Maison Scotch, Selected Femme, White Stuff, Sandwich and Part Two. If you can’t... Read More

Something for your suitcase 15/06/2018
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Something for your Suitcase

We’ve pulled together some of our favourite women’s holiday items just in case you need help with your packing. Holiday Accessories We’ve picked out two summer hats, one is the classic Barbour Tartan Braid hat and the other is The Aldeburgh Fedora from Hicks and Brown. Well we couldn’t not stock The Aldeburgh Fedora could we? It’s a lightweight version of their Suffolk Fedora and is hand finished in their Suffolk studio using British feathers. The bags are from Barbour and Ilse Jacobsen – the latter will pack very flat... Read More

Ilse Jacbosen Glitter Flip Flops 12/06/2018
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Summer Shoe Spotlight

With Summer now in full swing down here on the Suffolk Coast it’s important to ensure that your footwear is up to scratch. Whether you’re hitting the beach, the high street or a day at the races it’s important to match your shoes to the occasion. Here we highlight just a few of our favourite pairs from the current season. These Sebago Spinnaker Stripe Deck Shoes are just the thing to make impression on deck or on the beach. They are part of collabaration between  Sebago and Armor Lux, the... Read More

Happy Socks Father's Day 06/06/2018
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Gift Ideas for Father’s Day 2018

With Father’s Day just around the corner, we’ve picked out some great gift ideas if you’re in need of some inspiration. How about saying Happy Father’s Day with Happy Socks? Whether he’s a pop-of-colour kinda guy or the classic plaid type, there’s a pair of Happy Socks that will add some happiness to his wardrobe. Made from a blend of combed cotton, Happy Socks are crafted to smooth perfection, offering all day comfort and style. If his sock drawer is full how about one of these gifts instead? Claudio Lugli Skull Print Shirt... Read More

Shop the Look - Summer Nights 31/05/2018
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Shop The Look – Summer Nights

With long summer nights now upon us it’s important to have an outfit that can work throughout the day. We really love this Ilse Jacobsen Maxi Dress which updates the classic format with a pattern that mixes both retro and contemporary perfectly. Mix and match the accessories for a look that will see you through from Dawn till Dusk (or vice versa!) Shop the look links are found below. She wears: Ilse Jacobsen Maxi Dress £140.00 Fitflop DELTA™ SLIDE SANDALS £85.00 Pranella Quin Tassel Necklace £75.00 Decadorn Mini Gemstone Stud... Read More

Shop The Look - Flower Power 23/05/2018
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Shop The Look – Flower Power

The Chelsea Flower Show is in full swing and we’ve been taking some floral inspiration in the shape of this Marc Aurel Botanic Print Dress. Perfect for a summer party or a day at the races with these fab accessories. For the men we have some great linen shirts and chinos to work well with a polo style belt. Shop the look links are found below. She wears: Marc Aurel Dress £135 Toni Pons Calafell £69.95 Cluse La Bohème Rose Gold Watch £79.95 He wears: Hackett White Linen Shirt £105... Read More

11/05/2018
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Shop the Look – Hello Sunshine

We’re all very happy to say Hello to the sunshine in Aldeburgh and the white trousers are out! There’s still a breeze on the Suffolk Coast so this Gant blazer is a lovely way to add a stylish layer and smarten up an outfit.  For the men we have some great summer knits that would work well with this linen shirt and shorts. Shop the look links are found below. She wears: Gant Pique Blazer £245 Gant Striped Top £45 Oui Jeggings £109 Bella Ballou Living Garden Scarf £49.95 Unisa... Read More

Win a Bella Ballou Scarf 08/05/2018

Win a Bella Ballou Scarf

Here’s your chance to win a Bella Ballou scarf of your choice from our current collection – will you choose luxurious silk or cool cotton?! It’s easy to enter just fill in the form below. Danish brand Bella Ballou puts so much love and care into the design and production of their cotton and silk scarves. The prints and colours are stunning this season and we particularly love the Living Garden which is their SS18 signature print (shown above on the model and below left). You can browse our Bella... Read More

Bandstand on the Beach Summer 2017 03/05/2018

Free Lunchtime Music in Aldeburgh 8-24 June

We’re always proud to sponsor the Aldeburgh Festival Bandstand on the Beach and it will be back 8 – 24 June with a great selection of free music every lunchtime. Here’s what the organisers say about this years performances: “We have a great line-up with around 45 hours of music-making across the 17-day festival, when we will be welcoming over 700 musicians to the Bandstand stage. The programme, which starts at 1pm everyday of the Festival  includes the usual diverse range of styles and genres from performers across the UK.... Read More

Shop the Look Barbour SS18 29/04/2018
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Shop the Look – Spring Into Action

This Motorcycle inspired waterproof jacket from Barbour International is perefect for a weekend in the country or everyday wear in town. Here’s what we’d wear it with: Use the following links to shop the look at O&C Butcher: Barbour International Bearings Jacket £139 Barbour International Leader T-Shirt – £32.95 NYDJ Ankle Jeans – £149.95 Fitflop F-Sporty Trainer – £79.95 Marc Aurel Leather Belt – £55