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5 golden rules to successfully pulling off a casual waistcoat

Posted on: 31st Aug, 2018

Waistcoats are relatively unusual style pieces, often found at formal occasions but rarely in casual company. Ahead of the Goodwood Revival – in which we’re ...

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Why countryside checks are so important to the Glorious Twelfth

Posted on: 13th Aug, 2018

For centuries, the Glorious Twelfth has been the ceremonial start to the hunting season in the UK. However, English law prohibits game shooting on a ...

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The easiest ways to effortlessly match your fabric colours

Posted on: 27th Jul, 2018

We understand that when it comes to colour matching for your shirting fabrics, it can be difficult to know where to start! There’s a certain ...

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Style tips from the experts on dressing well for shorter men

Posted on: 20th Jul, 2018

No matter your height, when it comes to personal style there’s always one rule which tends to hold true – the importance of dressing well ...

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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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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, ...