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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

8:50 pm

Jacket Required – Snapshots – Part.1

Following on from our preview chat with its founders, we made our way to  Jacket Required this week, with Victoria House in Bloomsbury playing host. Part 2, The Return, The Sequel, The Arthur 2 : On the Rocks of menswear if…

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Friday, February 10th, 2012

12:00 pm

Q&A | Jacket Required Autumn/Winter 2012 Preview

L-R: Mark Batista, Craig Ford, Andrew Parfitt Time flies. Seems like just yesterday we were rooting through the offerings on display at Jacket Required‘s first ever showing in London town. Craig Ford, Mark Batista and Andrew Parfitt have been working hard…

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Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

9:00 pm

Universal Works for C Store Peak Parka

Sweden’s c-store delivers this weather-proper parka for the coming cold months. Worked over with Universal Works, the parka comes in a navy color against British Millerain waxed outer and a fully detachable inner jacket. It is all about the warmth…

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Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

1:00 pm

Universal Works Burton Cord Jacket

Corduroy just seems to transcend trends. Deciding whether it’s ‘in’ or ‘out’ is pointless, corduroy doesn’t care. It’s been around forever and as long as there are country gents, university professors and dads it’ll continue to hold a special place…

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Monday, August 8th, 2011

11:30 am

Universal Works Claret Shirt

We might be revealing our low rent roots here but claret always remind us of West Ham’s football kit – which in turn reminds us of ‘forever blowing bubbles’. What’s that got to do the shirt itself? Not much, but…

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Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

11:30 am

Universal Works Red Shawl Collar Cardigan

We know what you’re thinking. A chunky cardigan? For July? Perfect! We know, we know. We’re so seasonally appropriate we can’t believe it ourselves half the time. And, all kidding aside, it’s a good sale pick  – one for the…

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Friday, July 8th, 2011

7:30 pm

Universal Works Summer Deck Jacket

Apologies to all you folks in sweltering heat right now. Actually, we’re not gonna go all Kurt Cobain because we’re selfish about our clothing picks. Are people over chambray now? We’re not sure. It’s hard to be over a fabric…

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Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Friday, August 27th, 2010

7:30 pm

Q&A with David Keyte of Universal Works

Pursuitist (how do I pronounce that?) delivers a quick Q&A with Universal Works founder, David Keyte. When asked where the line resides in the market, “With someone like Oi Polloi, we are much more with our peers and like brands.…

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Friday, July 23rd, 2010

11:33 pm

Universal Works Autumn/Winter 2010 Looks

For those looking for something more immediate from Universal Works, we bring you a look at their Autumn/Winter 2010 collection. For those that saw an early look of their Spring 2011 collection earlier in the month, you’ll be happy to…

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