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John Carrington

Winter Wardrobe 07/11/2019
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Winter Wardrobe

A little inspiration for women’s winter wardrobes, we’ve picked out some of our favourite coats and boots for each outfit.. A Celebratory Night Out This Pennyblack coat gives you reversible luxury – plush on one side and velvet on the other. The print on the Emily and Fin dress is perfect for a celebration, it’s called the Luna Party Print dress and looks great with the Unisa ankle boots. Shop the look PENNYBLACK Reversible Plush Coat Emily and Fin Luna Party Print Wrap Dress Unisa Black Leather Booties With Heel... Read More

10/10/2019
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Barbour 125

2019 marks 125 years of Barbour, a significant milestone in the company’s history. Still family owned (5th generation), this year is a celebration of the Barbour family who since 1894 have led the company from its small beginnings supplying mariners with oilskins in South Shields in the North East of England, to the global lifestyle brand it is today. To celebrate this milestone Barbour have given some of their classic designs from the archive an anniversary twist. Here we profile the three coats that you can find in Aldeburgh and... Read More

Autumn Outfits 10/10/2019
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Autumn Outfits

Outfits For Her PENNYBLACK Checked CoatBarbour Burne Knit SweaterGerry Weber Suede Texture SkirtDubarry DingleUnisa Black Hiking Bootie Marc Aurel Teddy-Look Coat Marc Aurel Striped Shirt with RhinestonesNYDJ SkinnyFitflop RALLY™ LEATHER SNEAKER Outfits For Him Barbour Goosall Waxed Cotton JacketBarbour Manor Crew Neck SweaterGANT Regular Fit JeansLoake Sprint Schöffel Twickenham Down Coat Fynch Hatton Casual-Fit Twill Plaid Shirt RM Williams Ramco Stretch MoleskinsBarbour Readhead Boots

02/10/2019
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Win A Fairfax & Favor Handbag

To welcome Fairfax & Favor onto the O&C Butcher shop floor we’re offering you the chance to win a Fairfax & Favor Windsor handbag worth £365. The Windsor is a timeless classic handmade from sumptuous Italian leather and and is available with us in tan and navy, as seen here on Aldeburgh beach! Fairfax & Favor a young British fashion brand that since 2013 has been shaking up the luxury footwear market and includes a beautiful collection of accessories too. An extremely popular lifestyle brand with a very dedicated following... Read More

New season, new brands 18/09/2019
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New Season, New Brands

As we say hello to the cooler mornings, we also say hello to some new brands here at O&C Butcher. Founded in 1978 Pennyblack is one of Italy’s most popular women’s fashion brands and part of the Max Mara Group. The collection has a sophisticated but easy-to-wear style offering high quality fabrics and accurate finishing. The coat shown below for example is reversible and plush on one side and smooth velvet on the other – perfect for the first chills of winter with a definite air of the luxurious about... Read More

Britten's High Street 18/09/2019
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Britten’s High Street – The History of Shopping in Aldeburgh

As part of the Sharing Suffolk Stories initiative the Britten’s High Street project has been set up by the Archive Team at the Red House in Aldeburgh to explore the history of shopping in our town. Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears are obviously key pieces in Aldeburgh’s rich tapestry, and we were very lucky that they shopped at O&C Butcher from the 1950’s-1970’s.  They were customers way back when O&C had a grocery shop but over 50 receipts show the clothes and accessories that they bought from us over the... Read More

Part-Time position at O&C Butcher, Aldeburgh 31/07/2019
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We’re Hiring! Part-time Vacancy – Mens Department

Sales Assistant, Mens Department – Part Time Permanent or Temporary The Job We are currently recruiting for the position of part time Sales Assistant in our Mens department, 3 days a week to include weekends. The Person You’ll have a strong customer focus and be able to deal confidently with customers in a friendly and professional manner.   A good communicator, you’ll be enthusiastic and have high personal standards. The Benefits Competitive rates of pay and benefits, a great place to work and the chance to join a friendly team and... Read More

O&C Butcher Summer Sale 09/07/2019
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O&C Butcher Summer Sale

  SALE STARTS 9am SATURDAY 13th 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

Beach Ready, The Suffolk Way 11/06/2019
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Beach Ready, the Suffolk Way

With 50 miles of coast to explore we know all about beaches in Suffolk and being beach ready doesn’t have to mean bikinis and sun tan oil. Here are some outfits that we think make for great beach wardrobes: Beach a la Barbour! The Barbour SS19 collection has been fantastic and the range is extensive. Perfect clothes and accessories for relaxed outdoor living and great for time at the coast. For him: For her: Beach Walks Some would say this is our bread and butter; Stylish, quality clothing with a... Read More

Father's Day Gift Ideas from O&C Butcher 11/06/2019
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Gift Ideas for Father’s Day 2019

With under a week to go until Father’s Day 2019 we’ve picked out a few great gift ideas in case you are in need of some last minute inspiration. Socks are the most obvious gift for Dad and we’ve got a great range of Happy Socks to choose from. From single pairs to a whole weeks worth of socks in a box we have something for every budget. We also stock socks by Falke, Barbour, GANT and more. If their sock drawer is already full to bursting then we’ve picked... Read More