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Summer Sale 23/08/2016

Summer Sale – Final Reductions

It’s been a very busy summer down here on the coast. From the Aldeburgh Festival in June, through the school holidays, Aldeburgh Carnival and the Snape Proms it’s been non-stop activity and all of it bathed in glorious sunshine which has been perfect for the multitude of holiday makers who came to visit. With our Autumn/Winter collection due to launch in early September now is the time to bag a bargain in our Summer Sale which has now reached the final reductions stage both online and on Aldeburgh High Street.... Read More

Festival Style Summer 16 23/06/2016

Festival Style

This weekend sees the end of the Aldeburgh Festival but elsewhere the festival scene is just starting. You may already be knee-deep in Glastonbury’s finest but if you’ve got more festivals on your list such as our local Latitude then here’s a few of our ladies Festival Favourites. And of course it’s always worth being prepared for rain so why not brighten up your spirits with one of these Ilse Jacobsen umbrellas – available in neon orange, blue and yellow.  They’re so big you can squeeze the whole family under... Read More

Shop The Look 20/06/2016

Shop The Look – Look Cool, Stay Cool

A stunning summer look in this beautiful maxi dress from One Season worn with Barbour Bowline shorts and Ilse Jacobsen Glitter flip-flops. Kathy Wears: One Season India Long Maxi Dress Oui Basic Strap Top Barbour Bowline Shorts Ilse Jacobsen Glitter Flip Flop

Father's Day 09/06/2016

Father’s Day: Gift Ideas

With Father’s Day just around the corner now is the time to start selecting your gift of choice. With this in mind we’ve picked out the items that we think will make Dad’s Day.   These Secrid wallets will keep your Contactless Credit and Debit Cards safe from nefarious types who would try and take your hard earned cash without you even knowing about it. Their stylish finishes and practical function make them ideal for the modern man about time. Shop the full Secrid range here. Summer is the perfect... Read More

Shop The Look 09/06/2016
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Shop The Look – Casual Summer Style

It’s important to keep your cool even as the temperature hots up. This Linen Delane Jacket is perfect for that, being both lightweight and stylish. Whilst a well tailored Olymp shirt with an open neck helps you complete the look. Si wears: Fynch Hatton Linen Delane Jacket GANT Comfort Chinos Olymp Casual Shirt

Sean Connery in a Panama Hat 08/06/2016
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Picking the Perfect Panama

Hat History Nothing says summer like a glass of Pimms and a Panama Hat be it for Goodwood, Wimbledon or just watching the local cricket team. The Panama has become a style icon worn by the likes of Peter O’Toole and Robert Redford and below we give you some advice on how to choose the perfect Panama for you. The first thing to note about Panama Hats is that they didn’t actually originate in Panama.  The hats are made from the plaited leaves of the Torquilla straw plant, grown on... Read More

Shop the Look Suffolk Show 31/05/2016

Shop The Look – Suffolk Show Style

Town Meets Country. It’s always handy to keep your Le Chameau wellies in the boot of the car in Suffolk and they work rather well with this Hugo James Jacket. If the sun comes out pop on some Sebago Docksides instead. Si wears: Hugo James Sivorni Jacket Le Chameau Vierzonord Boots GANT Comfort Chinos Millican Mark The Field Bag

Feeling Floral for RHS Chelsea 24/05/2016
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Feeling Floral for RHS Chelsea

We’re feeling floral in Aldeburgh this week to make up for the fact that we can’t go to the Chelsea Flower Show, sob! We hope you’re having a great time if you are at Chelsea but if not how about cheering yourself up with one of these… Shop now at O&C Butcher for: Modalu Handbags GANT Cotton Cable V Neck Jumper Hunter Norris Field Wellington Boots  

Staff Picks 21/05/2016
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Staff Picks – May 2016

Here at O&C Butcher the shop floor staff are incredibly knowledgeable about the products we stock. So with that in mind we decided to ask them which products in this season’s range had really stood out for them so far. Menswear Hannah S chose the Sebago Docksides® Ariaprene™ in Black. She says “I bought a pair myself even though they are normally a Men’s Shoe as they are super comfortable, very durable and are something different from a traditional brown deck shoe.” Shop the Full Range of Men’s Sebago Shoes... Read More