Why are jeans so popular?

Dressed up or dressed down, jeans are a hardworking part of any man’s wardrobe

Dressed up or dressed down, jeans are a hardworking part of any man’s wardrobe
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They’re so ubiquitous that for many, jeans are barely worthy of comment. But behind their faded blue facade, this simple hardwearing wardrobe staple offers a fascinating insight into modern social history.

From their late 19th century beginnings to WW2 and beyond, more than almost any other garment, jeans have stood the test of time. Here’s why your blue jeans are still so darn popular.
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How to choose an autumn coat

Keep warm in style this autumn.

Keep warm in style this autumn.
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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 threadbare 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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Best of the box this autumn

Autumn's all about warm slippers and great TV

Autumn’s all about warm slippers and great TV
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As the nights draw in, no doubt you’re looking forward to spending the autumn evenings on your favourite hobbies. But when you tire of fly-tying, origami, and the driving range, you might find yourself wondering what’s on the box. Here to help as you bung on your loungewear and comfy new slippers for a night in front of the telly, is our guide to the best things to watch this season.
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