The Black Friday Sales seem to be bedding themselves happily into the UK culture. Many of the country’s top retailers are planning on having Black Friday Sales on 27th November, some even lasting the whole weekend. Continue Reading →
It’s been usually dry, but the Met Office has assured us that the rain will be coming, and we could do with it. The rivers are low and in Snowdonia many waterfalls have been reduced to trickles. So, in anticipation of winter and the wetness that is to come here are the best of this season’s wellington boots.
These handmade wellington boots are made from natural rubber and are sure to cause a splash. Sea Salt Cornwall, £50
This riding style boot it the stylish way to keep dry this winter. Colors of California, £95
Canadian brand SOREL has brought out the Conquest, a boot that will get you through the rain and snow. SOREL, £100
Made from nature rubber and handmade in France. The print on this wellington boot has been made in collaboration with Liberties of London. Quba & Co, £120.
Known as a country boot rather than a welly this boot is made with waterproof waxy leather, it’s windproof and has a breathable membrane through out. Taurus Footwear, £179.95.
Autumn seems to have arrived early this year, the berries are already out and the leaves are beginning to turn red, gold and brown. So, the time has come to wrap up warm, and nothing is more cosy or heartwarming than a hoodie.
This Animal hoodie takes its inspiration from Native American art. £25, www.animal.co.uk
Nautical is the theme with this Charlieville hoodie from Quiba & Co. £68, www.quba.com
This hornblower hoodie, made from organic cotton from Sea Salt, is the perfect for cosying up by the fire to read a book. £55, www.seasaltcornwall.co.uk
The creekside is a classic Roxy hoodie. Perfect for keeping warm post-surf. £85, www.roxy-uk.co.uk
The luxury option. This cashmere reversible hoodie from Johnston of Elgin will set you back £595 but its super softness will keep you cosy and stylish epecally during the season. www.johnstonscashmere.com
Tweet away with this pretty bird hoodie from WESC. £64.99, www.wesc.com
Inspired by the beaches of Peru, SUNDRiED have created their products with the environment in mind, where possible they have used organic or recycled material. £55, www.sundried.com
This gray Roxy hoodie will keep you toasty while braving the winter elements. Perfect for the pub. £50, www.roxy-uk.co.uk
Autumn is not too far away. The rain seems to have found the UK again and the temperatures have cool some what from our almost two week long heatwave. If you are already thinking about a practical but stylish autumn wardrobe take a look at Craghoppers new water-resistant and windpoof tweed jacket. Part of their heritage collection this jacket will take you from hill walking to the pub with out comprising on style or technicality.
The creator of Neon Wetsuits, Elsie Pinniger, has the enviable job of designing swimwear in a studio overlooking the sea in Newquay, Cornwall. Continue Reading →
Sea to Sky has recently showcased how rowing, science and sailing can come together in Adventure, Science, Sailing and You? and in Science and Sport Combines in Ocean Row, in this post we want to show how science and the sea can combine in clothing to keep you ship shape in the elements.
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Now it in second season Roxy Outdoor Fitness has brought out its new collection. Designed for women by women, the technologically advanced fabrics are athlete tested, quick dry and protects you from the sun. With a focused on running, climbing, surfing, swimming and yoga you will have no excuse not to go a play outside. Here is our pick of the collection. Continue Reading →
The storms just keep on coming and the rain keeps on falling so snuggle up with with our selection of hoodies Continue Reading →
Huge waves have taken big chunks out of the UK coastline, the Somerset Levels have been underwater for weeks and it just keeps on raining. The only people who have been happy (or benefited in some way) with the storms that have blighted Britain have been the surfers who have had some excellent consistent swells. The oracle of weather that is the Met Office have said, this pattern of meteorological events is set to stay for some time – which makes having a decent set of wellington boots all the more important. Continue Reading →