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Gabor Mustang 18/10/2016
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AW16 Footwear

Women’s Autumn Footwear The huge growth in ‘Athleisure’ apparel has seen a great shift towards wearing ‘lifestyle’ trainers. In fact Drapers (our industry bible) has recently reported that for the first time ever trainers outsold heels this summer. The cat walks have seen trainers being worn with exclusive dresses for some time now (albeit very expensive designer trainers of course!) so it’s only natural that we’re seeing the effect in store. Unisa and Gabor have embraced this with what we’d class as ‘lifestyle’ trainers: Suede is a very popular look... Read More

Cloaks by GANT and Olsen 18/09/2016
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Women’s Capes and Ponchos

Capes and Ponchos are one of the key women’s trends for Autumn/Winter 2016 and here at O&C we have one to suit every occasion and budget.  And yes of course we’ve had the discussion about when is a cape a cape and not a poncho (don’t even mention cloaks!). Some say that a poncho is cut from a rectangular piece of wool whilst a cape is cut from a circle.  But did we care what shape it was when Clint Eastwood wore his poncho? No, we did not.  So, the... Read More

Father's Day 09/06/2016
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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

Buyer's Guide to Deck Shoes 04/05/2016

Deck Shoes: A Buyer’s Guide

You don’t have to be at the Aldeburgh Yacht Club to be seen in a pair of deck shoes. This functional footwear has become a lifestyle shoe and most of our customers buy them for just that. Deck shoes became part of the classic iconic leisure look in America in the 1960’s thanks to the likes of JFK and his love of the nautical life. In more recent years we’ve seen the Duchess of Cambridge doing great things for our sales of Sebago Balas.  She’s been spotted in them many... Read More

In the pink for Valentine's Day 07/02/2016
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In the pink for Valentine’s Day

With boxes and boxes of beautiful Spring clothes arriving in store every day we’ve picked out a few that will give you a rosey glow for Valentine’s Day. For Her… Clarissa skinny ankle jeans from NYDJ, Pantherella Cashmere socks, Schoffel ‘Suffolk’ shirt, Avoca soap, Gabor ‘Splash’ shoes and a very pretty ‘Print Patch’ scarf from Oui. And for Him…Oscar floral shirt, Hackett tailored polo shirt, Timberland Icon boat shoe, Falke ‘Tiago’ socks, Simon Carter cufflinks, Oscar check shirt and the Dubarry ‘Derg’ jacket. All of these items are available in... Read More