What is corduroy?

Cord trousers from Samuel Windsor - Infinitely comfortable, cord is also hard wearing and smart

Infinitely comfortable, cord is also hard wearing and smart
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How well do you know your corduroy? Warm, comfortable, and when you wear it right, undeniably stylish, this versatile fabric has ancient origins. Here we take a look at cord – what it is, how it’s made, and most importantly, how to rock the look.
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Best classic car events of 2019

Old style classic cars in black and white in a lineup

Plan your road trips around this year’s best classic car events
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Does the sight of a long, gleaming car bonnet leave you aquiver? Does a straight six make your heart beat faster? Do you like your twin chokes open, your supercharger surging and your pedal flat to the metal?

If so, you’ll be delighted to know we love classic cars too. And to help you get your fill of the scent of scalded tyres and hot motor oil, here’s our pick of this year’s top classic car events, plus how to look good as you chew the rubber with your fellow aficionados.

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