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The return of the Stripey Jumper – and our favourites

It’s usually around this time of year when we see the high street desperately trying to shift from gloomy winter warmers, to a lighter and brighter spring look. And typically this is usually cue for the humble stripe to make an entrance, often manifesting itself in the form of the classic nautical stripe, and not-forgetting the obligatory Breton stripy jumper …

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AshleyThe return of the Stripey Jumper – and our favourites
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John Smedley adds new Jumpers and Polo Shirts to its sales sites

English label John Smedley, who might just be our favourite knitwear maker ever, have added a load of new jumpers and polo shirts to its sale site. You’ll need to register to get in, but once you do there is a selection of very striking round and V neck sweaters in its sale reduced for £75 to just £40. The …

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AshleyJohn Smedley adds new Jumpers and Polo Shirts to its sales sites

Last minute Christmas panic? Seven cool jumpers some of which are now in the sale

Not bought that Christmas jumper for the man you love yet? Or maybe your are a bloke who wants some new knitwear to help you face the sleet, snow and driving rain that is coming next month? Here are few suggestions, some of which are in the sale.  

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AshleyLast minute Christmas panic? Seven cool jumpers some of which are now in the sale
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Christmas shopping for men; your complete guide – gadgets, jumpers, scarves, randoms…

Over the last few weeks we have been ultra busy putting together a series of guides which may prove very useful if you are buying presents. Here then is the full list Gadgets Top weirdest gadgets and gifts Best gadgets for under £200 The ultimate tech Xmas present Retro gadgets that are actually very cool Best Android phones Best PC …

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AshleyChristmas shopping for men; your complete guide – gadgets, jumpers, scarves, randoms…
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The Nordic invasion: Why Scandinavian brands are rising in popularity among British men

Menswear has traditionally taken a background role in the world of fashion, letting women mode reign the catwalks, column inches and shopping baskets. But over the last couple

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Elisabeth EdvardsenThe Nordic invasion: Why Scandinavian brands are rising in popularity among British men
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Brandish Christmas List #6 William Fox Fairisle Jumper

One of our favourite knitwear brands is William Fox, who have been in the business of manufacturing top quality sporting goods and and assorted gentlemen’s attire for over a century now. The brand’s new range is available at Present and includes some classics and few quirky items too. My pick of the bunch is this Fairisle jumper in cream – …

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AshleyBrandish Christmas List #6 William Fox Fairisle Jumper
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7 Classic Christmas jumpers – stylish men’s knitwear you can wear all winter long

There is a bit of trend in comedy jumpers this season. You only need to check out River Island’s selection to see how prevalent they are. If you want knitwear that doesn’t have to be teamed up with paper hats and plastic cracker jewelry that you can wear all winter long then check out this lot. These are our favourites …

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Ashley7 Classic Christmas jumpers – stylish men’s knitwear you can wear all winter long
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10 Men’s Trophy Jumpers to warm your winter wardrobe

Bit chilly out, isn’t it? If you’re still running about in flip-flops and short sleeves then a) You’re mental and b) take a look at the calendar, it’s the middle of October! Global warming may be jumbling up the seasons like a misguided game of drunken Twister, but winter’s definitely kicking in now. If the change in weather has caught …

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Gerald Lynch10 Men’s Trophy Jumpers to warm your winter wardrobe
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Introducing: Common Sons Knitwear

  Here at Brandish, we are always on the look out for new up and coming designers. One that recently caught our attention was Common Sons. Their inaugural AW/11 collection, carried by both selfridges and ASOS, and is best described as British made knitwear for the modern gent. They draw inspiration from traditional sherman knits, while bringing giving it a …

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Esemplare Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection

The rain is back and although I hope this is not it for Summer, I can’t help but be a bit excited for cooler days, drinks in country pubs next to roaring fires…. and of course knitwear. Okay, Okay I am obsessed I know, but if we have to suffer through months of dark rainy weather, we should at least …

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Top Ten Knitwear to Raise Your Sartorial Status This Winter

With winter upon us, we have been checking out the best of this years knitwear. From textured cable to Scandinavian inspired patterns, it is without a doubt the must have staple for every guys wardrobe. To help you navigate your way through the best of this season we have compiled a list of our top 10 jumpers, cardigans and other …

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LauraTop Ten Knitwear to Raise Your Sartorial Status This Winter

WISHLIST: Pete Versus Toby ‘Tipsy’ Jumper

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Pete Versus Toby are an Australian label and they are easily one of the coolest new menswear labels out there. From the incredible hair of their model to the vintage-feel of their prints, I am fast falling in love with this great label!

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Yay or Nay: Autumnal Tones on The Sartorialist

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For me, the Sartorialist is often ‘Hail or Fail’ in that sometimes I want to literally hunt down the people in his photographs to steal their outfits and sometimes I just want to hunt them down and …hurt them? Anyways, I can’t decided with the photo to the left. While I love the proportion play of the trench and tight, knit waistcoat and the relatively baggy trousers tucked into the boots, I’m not as convinced by the Autumnal colour scheme.

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Will ReidYay or Nay: Autumnal Tones on The Sartorialist

Silas Winter Lookbook

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A while ago when Silas pulled out of the UK I was pretty gutted because at the time they were my favorite brand due to the fact that their T-Shirts fit so damn well, the actual design of the T’s were less important to me but to be fair these were just as great. Silas has returned to the UK (though the brand still concentrates on its much larger following in Japan) and has grown up a wee bit with some smarter pieces to their range such as the awesome knitwear and coats featured in this winter 08 lookbook put together by Unbar.

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Beauty & Youth x Lacoste and Jessica Simpson… kind of

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Does the world need anymore cardigans? No but the world doesn’t need another drunk blond hick, but we have Jessica Simpson and I love her. These cardigans and Jessica Simpson do have a few things in common: we don’t need them, there’s nothing really special about them, we have loads of them but we kinda like them.

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Jonathan SmithBeauty & Youth x Lacoste and Jessica Simpson… kind of

Cold Method: 9 is the magic number

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With most brands turning into lifestyle brands, you’ll have to provide a little extra to stand out from the crowd. Cold Method are doing just that with their ‘9 aesthetics’ capsule collection. The Dutch label state that you need 9 essentials for every season, starting with a t-shirt, denim, shirt, trousers, knitwear, suit, coat and an accessory. Check out the collection at their website.

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