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  • New to Mercantile // Rita Row

    May 14 2024 – Mercantile London

    New to Mercantile // Rita Row

        Rita Row was born in Figueres (Girona) in June 2013 and is the brainchild of two halves: Imma Serra and Xènia Semis. From its beginnings, the brand established a clear objective: to craft elegant and functional clothing. Rita symbolizes a woman in search of comfort, quality and style; this fictional character acts as a muse to the designers,...

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  • The Floral Family

    April 30 2024 – Mercantile London

    The Floral Family

      Now that the signs of Spring are starting to appear, it feels right to consider a swap to a seasonal scent for yourself. Fragrances with floral scents, such as rose, mimosa or lilac are often considered simple classics, but the ones below come with a range of notes and a fresh twist. Read on to discover some of the florals...

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  • A State Of Mind // Louise Mischa

    March 26 2024 – Mercantile London

    A State Of Mind // Louise Mischa

      Since it's beginnings in 2012, Louise Mischa has been a story of adventure, friendship and family. Intricacy in detail, fabrication and crafts are signature to this French brand that use travel and comfort as their main inspiration. These are clothes you wear continually but never want to wear out as you'll be lost without them. Through each collection, Louise...

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  • How To Choose Perfume - Bon Parfumeur

    March 04 2024 – Mercantile London

    How To Choose Perfume - Bon Parfumeur

      Bon Parfumeur is a niche perfume house that offers clean, genderless and eco-responsible fragrances. Created and made with local suppliers in France (the design begins in Paris, the juice is from Grasse, the bottle from Normandie, and production is in Chartres)  local manufacturing allows the brand to minimise transportation costs while fully valuing French fragrance know-how. Even though the...

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  • Back To Basics

    December 26 2023 – Mercantile London

    Back To Basics

      After the excess of the Christmas season, it always seems relevant to return to a back to basics approach, wanting to refresh what we currently have in our wardrobes and questioning the longevity of future purchases. With this in mind (and one eye on warmer days) we have a quick round up of three styles from one of our...

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  • New To Store

    October 24 2023 – Mercantile London

    New To Store

      From a new generation taking the design lead in a Scandinavian jewellery brand, a sustainable candle company celebrating Irish design with twenty years of small batch production, to a family business drawing on their Basque heritage to produce hardwearing rainwear, these are just three of the new brands that have been selected for the Autumn Winter season here at...

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  • Autumn/Winter 23 // High Shine

    October 02 2023 – Mercantile London

    Autumn/Winter 23 // High Shine

      Not just for the party season, metallic was seen juxtaposed with daywear across many of the autumn/winter collections. Whilst silver and gold always dominant in the winter months, fresh eye-catching deep greens and ocean blues also made an appearance. The trend carries over from the usual party dresses into tops, pants and outerwear, so can be easily dressed down...

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  • The Local //  Damson Madder

    September 05 2023 – Mercantile London

    The Local // Damson Madder

      London based brand Damson Madder believes that you shouldn't have to choose between your wardrobe and the environment. That’s why they have put sustainability and transparency at the core of everything they do. Their aim is to ensure that every garment they make features as many sustainable attributes as possible. Damson’s aim is to be as open about the...

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  • New Season Inspiration // The Royal Tenenbaums

    August 08 2023 – Mercantile London

    New Season Inspiration // The Royal Tenenbaums

      AUTUMN WINTER 2023 Baum Und Pferdgarten Inspired by Wes Anderson’s film The Royal Tenenbaums, the Baum Und Pferdgarten Autumn Winter 2023 collection explores the iconic style of each character. The film has delivered styling inspiration that is now timeless, such as Margot Tenenbaum’s mink colour coat and tennis dress combination, Chas Tenenbaum’s red tracksuit and Richie Tenenbaum’s tennis-wear-made-formal look....

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  • Slowing Down // Gone to the Beach

    July 21 2023 – Mercantile London

    Slowing Down // Gone to the Beach

      Born of the love for the expansive skies and generous shoreline of the British coast, brands have been inspired by carefree summer days immersed in the unmistakably British landscape: roaming the dunes, splashing in the shallows and collecting samphire, sun-kissed skin, the salty breeze, and relaxing lunches in the shade. When it comes to art of slowing down, nothing...

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