Nigel's AW20 Picks

Nigel's AW20 Picks

Whilst home in Newcastle last week, Nigel Cabourn took time out from designing upcoming collections, riding his bike and hoarding rare vintage gear to pick out a few choice items from the current AW20 range.

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In Depth: Dungarees and Bib Overalls

In Depth: Dungarees and Bib Overalls

Dungarees (or bib overalls, as they’re known in America) are a true classic of utilitarian work-wear design. Worn by carpenters, painters, mechanics, factory workers and pretty much anyone else who requires hard-wearing, no-nonsense clothing, they’ve been a mainstay of the working wardrobe for well over 100 years, and are still as useful as ever today.

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The Roll Call: Work Jackets

The Roll Call: Work Jackets

As far as titles or categories go, the term ‘work jacket’ is fairly self explanatory. Put simply, they’re jackets to work in, and whether they were designed for military mechanics or French farmers, they often follow a similar blueprint. No bells, no whistles, just plenty of hard-wearing cotton fabric, some buttons down the front and a few handy pockets for storing the tools of the trade.

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