How to clean overcoats

Model 4 wearing a Black Dry Wax Coat from Samuel Windsor

Check the care label before washing your wax coat
Image source: Dry Wax Jacket from Samuel Windsor

If you’ve been putting off sprucing up your coat or jacket, you’re far from alone. People worry that if they put their coat in the washing machine, they’ll ruin it. And forking out for dry cleaning is expensive. But with the correct technique and detergent, many coats are perfectly washable – here’s how.
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How to make leather soles less slippery and other wet weather tips

Image source: Singing in the Rain Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Video Still/YouTube

Comfortable, breathable, long lasting and good looking – just some of the reasons why leather shoes never fade from fashion. But how, I hear you ask, do you prevent slippery soles from landing you on your backside the first time there’s rain or frost?

Here’s how to make sure you don’t turn turtle in bad weather – a plethora of ways to make leather soles less slippery, plus how to weatherproof and look after your shoes so they keep your feet dry and toasty for years to come.

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How to choose an autumn coat

Tweed long coat from Samuel Windsor

Crisp cool autumn days lend themselves to autumnal tweeds
Image source: Samuel Windsor

As summer subsides, it’s time to start thinking about the cooler weather of the coming months. We know it’s tempting to make a grab for your trusty old raincoat, but take a quick look at our guide to choosing an autumn jacket to make sure you don’t compromise on style, warmth or comfort.
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