Icons of the British Countryside – the Pheasant

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Icons of the British Countryside – The Pheasant The lovable Pheasant is very much an icon of the British Countryside and intrinsic to many loved countryside pursuits. In fact, its immense popularity is behind numerous of our printed shirt designs …


Our Love/Hate Affair with Mr Fox

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What is it with Foxes?? I’m sure you must have noticed how foxes have become a normal aspect of the urban scene. But to older city-folk the fox, this somewhat remote, wily character of Aesop Fable fame, with his rather …

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The Staycation Age is Here!

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The Age Of The Staycation Unsurprisingly, for millions of us planning or booking a holiday, things are now very different from just 12 months ago, as the song from Bob Dylan aptly quotes “The Times They Are A-Changin”, so what …


History of the British Game Fair

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There’s nothing quite as British as an annual game or country fair. Sadly, these have been much missed over the last 12 months because of the pandemic, but the fantastic news is “they are back” as you may have read …


Three Cheers for The Game Fair!

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One of our early blog posts talked about how much we all missed the country fair circuit that sadly, like everything else, was obliterated last year thanks to our nemesis Mr Covid. At that time we were in the thick …


A Pandemic & The Changing Face of Retail

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A Pandemic and The Changing Face of RetailWhat does it mean for Countrywear? The economic carnage triggered by the pandemic this last 12 months has been felt across all industry sectors. And undoubtedly retail is right up there with some …