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Which are the best business shirt fabrics for summer?

Posted on: 22nd Jun, 2018

The importance of dressing appropriately for work is drummed into us from a particularly early age here in Britain. Our school uniforms represent a classic ...

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Acorn’s stylish suggestions for Perfect Father’s Day gifts

Posted on: 13th Jun, 2018

Father’s Day is rapidly approaching, and with only a few days to go, it’s possible that you’re still scrambling for a gift. That’s OK – ...

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What’s the difference between Sea Island and Egyptian cotton?

Posted on: 12th Jun, 2018

You may have stumbled across the terms Sea Island and Egyptian cotton already, especially if you’ve spent any time browsing our site for striped fabrics ...

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Men! Here’s how to dress for a summer wedding

Posted on: 17th May, 2018

This weekend sees Prince Harry’s royal wedding to Meghan Markle, and it’s fair to say it’s causing a fair bit of excitement here in Britain. ...

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How To Save Money On Tailors – 5 Inside Tips From The Experts

Posted on: 4th May, 2018

It can be tough to pick the right tailor. After all, your dress shirts, suits and other bespoke clothing will naturally be amongst your most ...

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How Much Does It Cost To Alter A Dress Shirt?

Posted on: 20th Apr, 2018

It’s a question our experts occasionally get from our customers here at Acorn – and like many of the best frequently asked questions, it’s not ...

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What To Wear To The Cheltenham Festival

Posted on: 12th Mar, 2018

Even non-racing fans are at least passingly familiar with the annual Cheltenham Festival. It’s one of the biggest national events of the entire racing season, ...

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Oscars 2018: How Stars Make Political Statements With Style

Posted on: 5th Mar, 2018

The sexual abuse scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein has been perhaps one of the biggest issues dominating the news in 2017, and will likely continue to ...

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How Much Will A Dress Shirt Shrink?

Posted on: 28th Feb, 2018

When you’ve invested time and money into a custom dress shirt, it can be frustrating to discover it’s shrunk, especially if you don’t know exactly ...

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The 3 Best Shirt Colours To Wear On A Date

Posted on: 14th Feb, 2018

First impressions really count. According to a recent survey, over 90% of people remember what their partner was wearing on their first date – which ...