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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 ...

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Could Green Be The Key To Your Personal Style?

Posted on: 13th Nov, 2017

As the latest entry in looking at the various colours available in our cotton shirting fabrics, this week we’re looking at the vibrant shade of ...

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Why Dressing Well Is Important For Our Self Confidence

Posted on: 5th Oct, 2017

Dressing well is more than about just nice clothes. Our personal style and how we dress has a huge effect on how we see ourselves, ...

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The White Tie Style Guide From Acorn Fabrics

Posted on: 15th Sep, 2017

Once common in British culture, white tie events are now so rare that many people will go their entire lives without ever being invited to ...

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The Glorious Twelfth – Why Style Is Integral To The Sport

Posted on: 30th Aug, 2017

It’s the start of the hunting season here in the UK, as the Glorious Twelfth signals hunters all over the country to begin the preparations. ...

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The Fabric Supplier Of Choice For Tailors On Savile Row

Posted on: 14th Jul, 2017

At Acorn, we’re proud to be the supplier of choice for many tailors on Savile Row and Jermyn Street; two famous London streets home to ...

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Why You Should Consider A Pink Shirting Fabric This Summer

Posted on: 19th May, 2017

The colour pink has got a very distinct image in the minds of many, and it certainly takes a bit of forethought to wear it ...

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Why Choose Blue For Your Shirting Fabric?

Posted on: 10th May, 2017

The colour blue has always been linked to quality clothing, and according to several independent studies, it’s consistently one of men’s favourite fabric colours. There ...

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The Look Of Love: How To Dress Your Best On Valentine’s Day

Posted on: 14th Feb, 2017

First impressions are everything. It’s something that’s drummed into us all from an early age, and it applies doubly to clothes, as they’re a crucial ...

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Style and Seasons: Why The Weave Of Your Fabric Matters

Posted on: 30th Jan, 2017

At Acorn, we provide a lot of technical detail on our webpages about the weave and construction of our shirts; the better to help you ...