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  • Three Reasons To Rethink Pink

    Three Reasons To Rethink Pink

    Pink shirts are a bit like marmite.  Chances are you either love them or hate them. Wear them or don’t wear them. But, what if you’ve never tried one?  How do you really know if it’ll work for you or not?   As We Are Gntlmen proudly introduce our new variations ‘Victor’ Oxford shirts, it’s time to re-think pink!  Don’t dismiss a pink shirt based on rumour, or the false assumption that pink is for girls.  It’s 2018 and the stigmas are gone. Pink is a fantastic, versatile colour that works for everyone.  It brightens a rainy day and is perfect in...

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  • First Date Do's & Don'ts: The Preparation

    First Date Do's & Don'ts: The Preparation

    The First Date: The Preparation  A first date begins way before you actually meet face to face. If you like this person, and you're hoping there will be a second date in the future, you need to put a bit of effort in before hand to make the date run smoothly.  Victor | Light Blue Oxford Shirt £42.99 + Free UK Shipping Make A Plan  Don't just turn up hoping that you can make fun, spontaneous plans on the cuff. That usually leads to those awkward 'honestly, I don't mind' or 'you decide' conversations which go around and around in...

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  • From Sketch to Storefront - The Process

    From Sketch to Storefront - The Process

    This one’s a little different.  We’re going to take you behind the scenes and talk you through the process that has to go into making our shirts. Things this good take time you know! As a small company, we probably do things a little differently to the big boys, we simply don’t have equal resource, buying power, capabilities or cold hard cash to do things in the same way. This way, for now, works for us and we can ensure quality, consistency and price are monitored through every step of the way, allowing us to give you the best across...

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  • 007 Ways to Dress Like Bond

    007 Ways to Dress Like Bond

    James Bond is the ultimate Gntlman. If you disagree, I'm afraid you're wrong. We are yet to meet a gent who wouldn't like to get a bit more of 007's style so we thought we'd put together a guide to dressing like your favourite British spy. Our favourite Bond is God among men, Daniel Craig. And with Tom Ford dressing Daniel in Spectre, it is hard to move away from the looks he creates in the latest film.  001 The Suit  “A suit – not a good suit but a very, very good suit – is the one garment a man can wear that...

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  • Gntlmen Must Know: The Club Collar

    Gntlmen Must Know: The Club Collar

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    A Gntlman knows his collars. This week we are enlightening you on the 'Club Collar'.  Like knowing something your companions don't? Enjoy a pub quiz on a Tuesday? Or just thirsty for sartorial knowledge? Read on gents.  What the devil is a club collar?  A club collar is a rounded point on the collar of a shirt. Club collars tend to be slightly shorter in width than a traditional pointed collar too, but it is the rounded edges that define a club collar. How did the club collar come about?  The club collar originated at the most exclusive club there is......

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  • The Gntlmen's Gangster: Thomas Shelby

    The Gntlmen's Gangster: Thomas Shelby

    Manchester was all a quiver with excitement last week when filming of the 4th series of Peaky Blinders commenced in our very own Northern Quarter. We'd be lying if we said we didn't sneak out to try to catch a glimpse of Cillian Murphy aka Thomas Shelby. After all, our Shelby Shirts are named in his honour so it is clear we are pretty big fans. They may have been ruthless gangsters but the Peaky Blinders sure knew how to dress. So here is the Gntlmen's guide to getting a touch of the Thomas Shelby look without the lethal weapons.  The Hair...

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