Make it a Velvet New Year

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What is velvet and why is it seen as such a luxurious fabric?  The word Velvet is synonymous with luxury and smoothness and is very often used as a descriptive term for “paint, chocolate or a velvet smooth voice” It’s …

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Visiting England’s Castles

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They say an Englishman’s home is his castle, and in terms of grandeur and magnificent history, there’s no doubt that England has some of the greatest castles in the world. As we chatted through and compiled this blog, we thought …

How to accessorise a patterned shirt

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Patterned shirts are one of the most elegant and stylish pieces of clothing to add to your wardrobe. It is a hugely versatile garment to have. It can be effortlessly worn, casually or for formal events. A visit to the …

Icons of the British Countryside: Deer

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Who doesn’t love the flash of white in the woodland from a deer’s tail when you’re rambling or riding? The mournful but hypnotic calls of Red Deer in the rutting season are a regular sound to country dwellers, and herald …

Living Well, by Hartwell

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Introduction To Live Well, Dress Well, Hartwell Thank you for the wonderful feedback we have received on our previous blogs, we’re glad so many of you enjoyed them. Our line ‘Live well, Dress well, Hartwell’ is not an empty advertising …

Silk Scarves and Why We Love Them!

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Silk Scarves and Why We Love Them We are so fortuna The clothing industry is universally characterised by trends and products that come and go, but one item that has remained with us for decades and is still recognised as …

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Countryside Icons (part 2). Guinea Fowl.

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Icons of the British Countryside. Guinea Fowl. Although it is rare to see Guinea Fowl in large numbers across the British Isles, they are certainly there and although many are escaped birds from breeding farms; they bring an interesting diversity …