• How to care for your duffle coat

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    Posted on July 16th, 2015

      Paddington knows a thing or two about caring for a duffle How to care for your duffle coat Before we get into the nitty gritty of caring for your duffle coat, can we take a moment to remember a scene in the most recent Paddington film? It’s has relevance to looking after your duffle […]

  • Duffle coats are for kids and Peter Pan? It’s time you had a history lesson

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    Posted on June 29th, 2015

    In 2011, a writer for the British newspaper, The Guardian, called the duffle coat the ‘Peter Pan of coats’, adding that it was for ‘boys and girls who don’t want to grow up’. Then, as now, that description of a duffle coat confused us. It suggests that duffle coats are only for school children and […]

  • Father’s Day Fun: Which type of Dad is YOUR Dad?

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    Posted on June 18th, 2015

    The trouble with the bland, catch-all marketing for Father’s Day, is that it doesn’t recognise the different types of Dad that exist. So we’ve decided to set the record straight. Our Father’s Day Gift Idea List not only gives you cool ideas for Father’s Day, it helps you find out where your Dad is on […]

  • Discover the enduring appeal of Harris Tweed

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    Posted on May 21st, 2015

    Harris Tweed is having a moment. And it’s cropping up in the most unlikely places. First, the famous time-travelling Lord, Doctor Who, appeared in a Harris Tweed jacket on the show. This sparked a flurry of phone calls to the Harris Tweed authority with viewers begging to know what kind of Harris Tweed it was. […]

  • Are duffle coats waterproof? Find out here

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    Posted on May 14th, 2015

    Our Soho contrast duffle coats are the most waterproof duffle coats we offer One of our most-asked questions is whether our woollen duffle coats are waterproof or not. And coming a close second are questions about whether you can wear a duffle coat in the rain and, ‘will my duffle coat smell when it’s wet?’ […]

  • Duffle Coats UK supports Fashion Revolution Day 2015

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    Posted on April 23rd, 2015

    Duffle Coats UK supports Fashion Revolution Day 2015 “We aren’t just purchasing a garment or accessory, but a whole chain of value and relationships.” fashionrevolution.org                                                                                                Two years ago, on the 24th April, 2013, 1133 people were killed when the Rana Plaza factory collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The workers were making clothes for sale in […]

  • What is a Reefer Jacket?

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    Posted on April 22nd, 2015

    What is a Reefer Jacket? The reefer coat, or jacket, was originally used by ‘reefers’ in the British Navy. They were the sailors who worked ‘midships’ (if you’re a landlubber, that means in the middle of the deck) and whose job it was to ‘reef’ the sails. Which means that they furled or unfurled the […]

  • James Bond in Spectre. He’s licensed to kill and dressed to thrill.

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    Posted on April 7th, 2015

    Bond fans gave a collective shudder of anticipation recently when the trailer for the latest Bond film, Spectre, was released. Here at Duffle Coats UK we sat frozen in delight as the trailer played. But elsewhere on the net, savvy critics have been analysing the 96 seconds of drama for clues. And because a) we […]

  • 3 reasons to wear wool this spring

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    Posted on March 27th, 2015

    3 reasons to wear wool this spring With the clocks about to go forward in the UK, there is every reason to start planning your summer wardrobe and working out which winter clothes to pack away. But before you consign your pure wool sweaters to storage bags, here are three (very good) reasons why you […]

  • Top picks from the spring sale

    Posted on March 13th, 2015

    Today I thought I’d share some of my top picks from the Dufflecoats UK Spring sale. The savings are amazing and it’s a great way to add style and timeless class to your spring wardrobe. There are some great satchels and saddlebags in the spring sale that will give an instant lift to any of […]

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