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A shorter Gloverall – the SS17 Car Coat

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Reading Time: 4 minutesIt’s a new season and there are new jackets to look at! Gloverall have been renowned for duffle-coats since 1951, yet duffle-coats are mainly a coat for the colder parts of the year. Plus they tend to last almost forever. Hence why the creative folks at Gloverall HQ also do a Spring Summer collection each year. Last year they gave us…

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Going back to the source – The Gloverall “Monty”

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Reading Time: 5 minutesWhen it comes to duffle coats there are many many makers, but when if comes to The Duffle, it all comes down to Gloverall. They didn’t invent them, but they were there when the British Navy wanted to offload their supply of surplus duffles in 1951. A new company was established with the catchy name Gloves & Overalls, which transformed into…

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Summer anorak goodness from Gloverall

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Reading Time: 4 minutesReaders with an attention span longer than that of a gnat will recall that last winter I succumbed to the charms of Gloverall not once, but twice, and will show little surprise at me falling head over heels again. And after a duffle, it’s another duffle! Not a big wool duffle though, but a summer duffle. Is that even something?…

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My favourites of 2015: The Gloverall “Racing Monty”

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Reading Time: 6 minutesSo, my next favourite of 2015, what might that be? I’d have to say that Gloverall and their 1951 collection was one of the high points of the Autumn/Winter collection. The combination of vintage auto racing, the mod-styles and the generally classic looks with lots of duffle, tweed and classic cuts really does it for me. I’ve already reviewed my…

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The Gloverall “1951” Monty duffle

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Reading Time: 6 minutesWhen it comes to duffle coats Gloverall is where it to most intents and purposes started. No, Gloverall didn’t invent them, far from it, but when the British armed forces decided they had more than they could possibly use, what with it being peacetime and all, it was Gloverall that brought them to the public. And when the surplus duffles ran…

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Gloverall 1951 – more lookbook goodness

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Reading Time: 6 minutesThere are a few British company names that strike me as being incredibly evocative. Barbour is one, Gloverall is another. The story behind Gloverall is so quintessentially quirky and British that I shake my head in wonder every time I think of it. Way back after WW2 the company was called Gloves & Overalls Ltd. in 1951 though bought a…

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Shopping: Things that are catching my eye this Autumn…

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Reading Time: 6 minutesToday I have taken a look around at what is available online and have picked out a few bits and pieces that have caught my eye. Something I may buy, a couple of items I already have, and more bits that I’ll just have to yearn for. SEH Kelly: Balmacaan in tobacco-brown Donegal tweed Described as a walking coat. This…

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Some great jackets to see you through the Winter

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Reading Time: 8 minutesTo follow up on my style guides for the Autumn and Winter, I thought I’d give you a few ideas for warm jackets to keep you snug and stylish through the freezing temperatures we must endure this time of year. I’ve picked out 6 jackets of various styles and types, from the simple and elegant tweed jacket through to the…

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