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How Much Does It Cost To Tailor 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 ...

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The Differences Between Various Types Of Tartan Fabrics

Posted on: 25th Jan, 2018

With the annual Scottish celebration of Burns Night coming around again this month, here at Acorn Fabrics we thought it would be a great time ...

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How To Measure Your Body For A Bespoke Shirt

Posted on: 12th Jan, 2018

Here at Acorn Fabrics, we know that measuring your body can be a bit of an intimidating task but it’s an absolutely vital step for ...

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How You Can Capture The Style Of Peaky Blinders

Posted on: 22nd Dec, 2017

Since its debut in 2013, Peaky Blinders has revitalised the public interest in historical gang warfare, famous for its unflinching portrayal of the gloom, unrest ...

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A Closer Look At Corduroy

Posted on: 12th Dec, 2017

Corduroy is perhaps one of the most underrated the cotton shirting fabrics in the world of fashion. For many people, it’s not necessarily associated with ...

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St Andrew’s Day: Why Scottish Tartan Fabric Is So Important

Posted on: 30th Nov, 2017

This week Scotland celebrates St Andrews Day; one of its major national holidays and a day of nationwide festivities. Next to Burns Night, St Andrews ...