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4 Most Popular Smart Trouser Styles

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Looking ahead to S/S 18

A/W 17-18 into S/S 18 The Autumn and Winter seasons are well and truly on their way, we can almost smell the bonfires and mulled wine. Similarly Autumn/Winter fashion is making it’s annual comeback with jumpers and coats back on the shelves. So it’s around this time we start looking ahead to next year’s fashion,…

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The Colour Blue

Following on from our feature regarding purple pantones we now investigate the colour blue. We’ve noticed that a lot of our customers are choosing to use cyan/blue in their uniform, is there a reason behind this popularity? The Coventry Building Society, Thomson, Barclays and Primark all have similar coloured blue uniforms. Although comfort and durability are important…

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The 4 shirts every man should have in his wardrobe

Essential shirts for any man The Oxford Shirt – So named because of the way the fabric is weaved as opposed to the shirt’s design or material. Oxford shirts straddle the line between smart and casual and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. The shirt was originally worn by Polo players…

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Picking a Pantone

Pantone Pantone is the world-renowned authority on colour and a provider of colour systems and leading technology for the selection and accurate communication of colour across a variety of industries. Amongst fashion designers, Pantone’s colour guides are iconic. Even if a designer doesn’t use a Pantone colour in their final product, they will more than…

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Is print on a uniform making a comeback?

Patterned vs Plain In recent years we have seen a trend for uniform to be without a print and preferring a more concise colour palette . Nationwide for example in 2013 rolled out a blouse with a floral print but in their 2016 uniform this had disappeared in favour of plain red or white tops…

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Fashion Collaborations

There are numerous advantages to these collaborations but we have identified 3 main benefits; Expanding brand exposure & publicity – There is a crossover of customer bases as the collaboration makes more people aware of the other brand. If a company collaborates with a celebrity – such as Topshop and Beyoncé teaming up to create…

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Sightseeing on the Tube

Who knew you could see London Attractions Underground? Harriet Wallace-Jones and Emma Sewell formed Wallace Sewell’s in 1990 and now supply over 200 stockists in 20 countries. Their colourful geometric patterns are seen on everything from scarves and cushions to Transport for London moquettes, famously seen on the London Underground Tubes, unveiled in 2011. Moquettes…

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The Incorporatewear guide to Softshell Jackets

Emerging in the early 00s softshell jackets are versatile and can be used as an alternative to thick waterproofs which are usually less stretchy and fleece layers which offer less protection from wind and rain. Job roles that include being outdoors or in cooler areas such as warehouses require an extra layer that is breathable…

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Choosing the right colour for your uniform

Although comfort and durability are considered the most important factor when choosing a company uniform, the colour also makes a big impact on employees and customers alike. When designing a new uniform, colour is one of the first things you think about before moving onto style and fabrics. Why is colour important? The first thing…

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What is Athleisure?

Features of athleisure: • T-Shirt dress. An easy throw-on cover up, made more exciting by split and asymmetric hems therefore offering extra coverage or a playful alternative. • Summer turtlenecks. Perfect update for t-shirts and tanks, the elegant neckline is also a nod to dance. • Mix and Match. The sweatshirt and jogging bottoms combination…

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Think Pink!

Boosted by social media and celebrities, younger men are beginning to experiment more with their outfit choices. Pink, stereotypically recognised as a ‘girl’s colour’, has been making more of an appearance in menswear in recent years. Formal shirts especially have often been seen in shades of pink but the colour is spreading to other garments…

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