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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

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

Photoshoot Team 29/03/2018

In the Jungle…

After all the snow and cold weather we were relieved that the sun shone for our spring/summer photoshoot at the wonderful Urban Jungle in Beccles, Suffolk. It was such a productive day with a fantastic team working really hard and we’d just like to say a big Thank You to: Photographer: Sylvaine Poitau and her assistant Luca Production, Hair and Makeup: Lisa and Suzie from Stirling Love Models: Monica Zeldin and Dallas Kidman from Mustard Models And to Rachael and the team at the Urban Jungle – a fantastic shoot... Read More

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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

Mother's Day gifts 02/03/2018

Mother’s Day gifts

Whether you’re choosing your own present or picking something out for Mum here are just a few ideas for Mother’s Day gifts. Cluse Watches – shown below is Minuit Rose Gold Champagne with emerald leather strap Decadorn Jewellry – sourced predominantly from Brazil & Uruguay Decadorn brings you beautiful crystal jewellry that won’t cost you the earth Ilse Jacobsen Shopper – works as well in the town as it will on the beach Connock London – we chose Connock for it’s lovely fragrance and natural oils. Shown below is the... Read More

Spring Layers - Menswear 02/03/2018
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Spring layers

At the time of writing it’s snowing in Aldeburgh so we appreciate that you might need some thermals below and above these layers! But as we look forwards to spring the new season men’s collections bring some fantastic lighter layers to the rails. We’ll start with the outer layers and here is just a sample of what’s in store. The Oakham fleece gilet from Schoffel is a wardrobe staple and probably one of the most popular layers that we sell and perfect for spring worn over a shirt or jumper.... Read More

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Beautiful botanics

Botanical prints are a key feature in the new season collections for women, here are a few of our favourites. For accessories look no further than Bella Ballou scarves for an amazing range of prints including the Living Garden and Palm Print show below. In footwear how about the leather casual shoes called ‘Splash’ from Gabor. In the clothing department we’ve picked out the ‘Inga’ and ‘Brandy’ tops from Masai shown on the left below. On the right are two favourites from Ilse Jacobsen – a flattering twist-front dress and... Read More

The Suffolk Coast Competition 01/03/2018

Win a Spring break plus £50 to spend at O&C

The lovely people at The Suffolk Coast have organised a competition which gives you the chance to win a Spring break for two people that includes the following: 2 nights Bed and Breakfast at the incredibly stylish Five Acre Barn which is within walking distance of both Thorpeness and Aldeburgh A 3 course meal at the highly-acclaimed Darsham Nurseries Cafe £50 to spend in store with us at O&C Butcher in Aldeburgh To find out more information and enter the competition visit: www.thesuffolkcoast.co.uk/competition-entry Competiton closes: Friday 6 April at 8am.... Read More