Ten famous tweed wearers

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Looking tidy in tweed

Tough, versatile and stylish. Tweed is a fabric that can adapt to many different settings. So it’s no surprise that tweed coats, jackets and suits regularly appear on film and television. We take a look at ten characters who are famed for wearing this multi-faceted material.

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Where to wear tweed

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Dressed to impress in tweed

Tweed is a perennial favourite for the British gentleman. Once seen as the reserve of the upper class country squire, it’s experiencing a resurgence in popularity amongst men of all kinds. Any man can carry off this most distinguished of fabrics for any occasion, be it a wedding, sporting event, car rally or just an hour or so in the pub for a drink.

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From hops to hip: tapping into the UK beer scene

Ancient Egyptians, medieval maids and Dave down the local all have one thing in common: a love of beer. As one of the earliest recorded beverages in history, our favourite tipple has evolved greatly over time, along with those who drink it.

The latest drama in the UK beer saga is a stand-off between real ale and craft beer drinkers. We’ve looked at what makes these beers special, their loyal followings, and what the future holds for them.

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