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  • Penfield T-shirt Mercantile London

    May 14 2020 – Mercantile London

    An Easy Way To Restyle A Classic

        Not considered a classic for nothing, the classic t-shirt may be one of the simplest pieces to style but it has obtained iconic status for a reason.  First worn by men as an undergarment, the cotton jersey crew neck became standard military issue in World War II, and was descended from the Breton style tops worn by Navy...

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  • Heritage as inspiration - M.Moustache

    March 18 2019 – Mercantile London

    Heritage as inspiration - M.Moustache

     M. Moustache is a French shoe brand who produce a standout collection of vibrant trainers that will elevate your summer wardrobe. Designed in Paris and produced in Portugal, the collection has an energetic spirit running through it with fresh, vibrant colour combinations. A retro influence appears in the silhouettes with the design team using historical references as a constant source...

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  • Saucony - Running strong for 120 years

    February 08 2019 – Mercantile London

    Saucony - Running strong for 120 years

    In 1898 four young business men opened the Saucony shoe manufacturing company in Kutztown, Pennsylvinia. The word Saucony (Sock-Uh-Knee) which comes from the Lenni Lenape Native American word “saconk”  means “where two rivers run together”. Inspired by the original location on the Saucony creek, the logo represents a running river marked by three boulders.   Throughout the early and mid-1900’s...

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