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Fashion

04/04/2019
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Win a Barbour Beadnell – the all-season wax jacket

To celebrate the opening of our newly refurbished Ladies Department in Aldeburgh we’re offering you the chance to win an iconic Women’s Barbour Wax Jacket worth £199. The Barbour Classic Beadnell is a medium-weight wax which means it’s the perfect all-season jacket. It’s available in navy and olive. HOW TO ENTER: You can choose one of three ways to enter this competition either: Visit our Facebook page, like us and share the competition post Visit our Instagram page, follow us and like the competition post Fill in the form below... Read More

28/03/2019
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Behind the Scenes at the O&C Butcher SS19 Photoshoot

We had a fantastic spring/summer photoshoot on Monday at The Wentworth Hotel in Aldeburgh.  Teamwork is definitely the name of the game on a day when we have to fit so much in to one day to cover key looks for both spring and summer. Alas the budget doesn’t stretch to warmer climes so the models were absolute stars for bracing a strong Northerly breeze on Aldeburgh beach. It may turn into a bit of an Oscar’s speech but we must thank a few key people for making the day... Read More

21/02/2019
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Spring, it’s a gradual process…

From -10C in 1956 to 19.7C in 1998 it’s fair to say that February weather can be changeable. Who would have thought that we’d be blessed with such a lovely Half Term week here on the coast – we don’t need to break records, we’re very happy to reach double digits thank you. But what does this mean for your wardrobe? The fashion press will talk about ‘transitional’ layers but this just means it’s time to think about what you’re wearing under your jumper. If you’re lucky it might be... Read More

10/09/2018
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Quilts, Colour and Statement Patterns: Barbour AW18

As we reach September, the nights begin to lengthen and our thoughts turn toward Autumn it’s tempting to think that it’s time to put away the bright colours and get ready for the more muted colours ahead. Although that’s not the case this year with the AW18 Collection from Barbour. One of their key focuses this year has been for pops of colour either on their own or as part of a layered look that will really help you stand out from the crowd on even the greyest day. One... 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

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

21/03/2018
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Spotlight on: Barbour SS18

We’re confident that all our Barbour fans will love the new season collections available in Aldeburgh and online. We offer a great selection of womenswear, menswear and footwear from both Barbour and Barbour International and here are some of the highlights for SS18. For women Barbour are offering a range of vibrantly patterned shirts to help you step into Spring. The wildflower print Brimham shirt and the pheasant print Moorfoot are perfect for country walks whilst the Whitby is perfect for days at the beach. Also new this season are... Read More