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Oliver Spencer AW16 - Music To Our Ears

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The Inspiration: Inspiration can be found in the most unlikely places. The Oliver Spencer AW16 collection found it in the form of Ginger Baker. Ginger Baker was the drummer and one of  the founding members the band Cream. Having been known primarily for his role in music, Ginger Baker was a man of great sartorial pedigree. Baker often led the way for British counter-culture fashion. While America had Easy Rider & Woodstock we had the likes of Baker. The Oliver Spencer AW16 collection is inspired in particular by Baker's trip to Africa. Ginger Baker's trip led him to work with the...

Le Swine | Shoreditch Guide

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When we first heard of Le Swine and their self-professed "best bacon butty in town" we feared the boldness of their statement. Would this be another claim too large for any one street food van? A good amount of bacon sandwiches later and you've probably worked out our thoughts on the whole situation. It turns out the bacon butty is in good hands. James, the man behind Londons best bacon butty knows a thing or two about food. He worked under Bruno Loubet (chef extraordinaire) in Clerkenwell for five years. It's fair to say he has earnt his stripes. Though...

Earn Your Stripes

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Those of you with a keen eye may have noticed a slight obsession with stripes this summer.  You've probably also guessed that we are loving it. There is nothing like adding a bit of nostalgia to your look with a retro stripe or a bit of Ivy style with a striped oxford. That is not to mention some of the stripe wearing icons of days gone by, greats like James Dean, Pablo Picasso and of course Dennis the Menace. In celebration of all things stripy we've done a round up of some our season favourites. Without further a do here...

SEVERAL; SS17 at London Collections

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The Several SS17 show at London Collection Mens was another nod to times gone by. Set in a yellow and white cafe, the show offered a retro palette even Wes Anderson would envy. The brands attention to detail did not fall short at the clothing. Vintage magazines and papers alongside toast on the table all served as parts of the Several time machine. Furthermore the clothing featured was just as much a tip of the hat to Britain of post war times. Utilitarian work wear teamed with the aspirational trench coat & sunglasses blended industrial styles of the early 20th...

Making a Splash

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As we are sure you are all aware by now, we have the Our Legacy Splash collection in store and online. Splash SS16: In celebration of the scandinavian giants mid season collection we wanted to share some of the look book pictures and start looking ahead to hazy days in the sun. The mid season drop this summer is inspired by the good old fashioned tourist. Lightweight fabrics and bold print shirts all give a much more fashionable reminder of the holiday maker. Perfect for racing your towel down to the sun loungers, getting lost in a map trying to...

Heavy Twill - Spring Court

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Our friends over the channel really seem to be coming into their own at the minute. Le Laboureur work jackets, Armor Lux Bretons and now the footwear maestro's Spring Court have provided us with their Heavy Twill collection. What's the Heavy Twill Collection?... The collection features the two iconic silhouettes of the B2 & G2 shoe with the classic breathable sole unit. Each shoe features a heavyweight ecru canvas alongside blue ribboning on the tongue and heel. We are particular fans of the blue ribbon laces on the G2, a superb touch. Both styles maintain their instantly recognisable shape and...

Libertine-Libertine SS16 Party

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First off, thanks to everyone who came to the Libertine-Libertine SS16 Party, it's always great to see so many friendly faces. For those of you who couldn't make it down here is a little taster of the evening. Showcasing the Libertine Libertine SS16 collection over a couple of drinks kindly provided by Brew Dog & Music from our friends in the north. We are big admirers of the brand and their hard work in always offering new and exciting collections, so you can imagine our pleasure in having the guys join us for the evening to give a bit more...

Number Six Says - The Great Outdoors

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It's starting to get to that time of year, the weather is swaying  and spring has mostly sprung. For us we are starting to think about enjoying ourselves a little bit. We can't wait to get outside and enjoy some of the great outdoors come rain or shine. We are city dwellers here at Number Six that's not to say we don't enjoy our fair share of Mother Nature. London being one of the greenest cities in the world in respect of it's commons, parks and public gardens means there is a lot to do that's not including the world...

Attention To Detail: The Work Jacket

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For any of you with a keen eye you might have noticed we are partial to a work Jacket at Number Six. Now I can think of many things to thank the French for like French bread, the 1998 world cup winning squad and mime artists, however Work Jackets have to top that list. The History: Originating in France, the work jacket was a staple of the French countryside. The most well known form of the work jacket is the "Bleu de Travail" jacket, this is the iconic jacket with heavy indigo dye. This jacket became prominent in France and throughout...

Sunglasses - Effortlessly Cool

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Minimal effort with maximum effect sounds like a dream to us (when it comes to getting dressed anyway). With it getting hotter who couldn't do with some tricks to conserve energy. Bob Dylan, The Blues Brothers, James Dean and Lour Reed are all testament to what a good pair of sunglasses can do for a man. [caption id="attachment_6324" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Bob & that other cool guy Andy in Sunglasses...[/caption] It's a hard one to get right but we like to think once you've found the right pair of sunnies they'll be with you for life. So as a gentle nudge...

Fruit Stickers - Instagram Finds

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You can probably tell we spend a lot of time on Instagram. Sometimes we find stuff that is simply too good not to share. This week we bring you the extensive archives of @fruit_stickers. The Instagram feed that brings you those little fruit stickers you get on apples, oranges and everything in between. Did anyone else collect them as a kid or was that just us? As lovers of all things design and graphic this feed caught our attention providing hours of fascination and fun. We've trawled through the many and selected some of our favourites for your viewing pleasure....

OTD - 30 April 1993 - World Wide Web

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The World Wide Web: Seeing as we are coming to the end of the month, we thought we'd see it out with an On This Day. We are a techy bunch of people here at Number Six (...well some of us) and we thought it quite fitting that we should bring you an on this day which is tech related. The 30th of April 1993 saw CERN put World Wide Web Software in the public domain. That's right it's been 23 years since the internet was made available for everyone to use. We find that pretty amazing especially considering how...

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