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  • Scents of Summer // Kerzon

    April 27 2021 – Mercantile London

    Scents of Summer // Kerzon

      Kerzon, pronounced “care-z-on” is  a brand born between two brothers, Etienne and Pierre-Alexis, one creative, the other entrepreneurial, but both sensitive and passionate about beautiful things, and authentic memories.  Driven by a desire to create simple, authentic, sustainable products, they dreamt up a range of natural products to embellish the home, and cleanse and take care of the body on...

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  • Spring Details - Le Bon Shoppe + A Kjaerbede

    March 31 2021 – Mercantile London

    Spring Details - Le Bon Shoppe + A Kjaerbede

      Shop our edit of easy, affordable, pieces that will freshen your look for Spring and work through the summer months. New arrival pieces from American brand Le Bon Shoppe's include soft, low gauge tees for a beautiful natural worn-in look, and affordable Danish design, along with UV protection in A Kjaerbede's frames.    Le Bon Shoppe. The founders of Le...

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  • Fresh For Spring - Autry The 80's Classic

    March 24 2021 – Mercantile London

    Fresh For Spring - Autry The 80's Classic

      Founded in Dallas, Texas in 1982, Autry, "the shoe with the American flag", gained recognition in the North American market thanks to a number of technical innovations, and winning top ratings as the finest shoe in the sports division, in both Tennis Magazine and Runners World.The brand’s strategy was that of creating a line of sport-specific shoes : tennis,...

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  • Spring Moodboard

    February 19 2021 – Mercantile London

    Spring Moodboard

    One of the new season moods offers up glimpses of romance and feminine details inspired by Victoriana, prairie-style, and folklore. Centred around the return to a slower approach, designers current attitudes are being inspired by various sources.  Looking to the past, embroidery and lace draw their inspiration largely from heritage crafts and traditional skills passed down through generations. Floral printed...

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  • Green Shoots

    January 22 2021 – Mercantile London

    Green Shoots

      "Green is the fresh emblem of well-founded hopes. In blue the spirit can wander, but in green it can rest". – Mary Webb   One of the nations favourite colours (after blue) and with more shades than any other colour, the colour green was revered by ancient cultures. Egyptians used forms of malachite and azurite to decorate their temples,...

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  • How To Layer For the Cold

    January 09 2021 – Mercantile London

    How To Layer For the Cold

      With the current combination of snow, rain, wind chill and occasional glimpse of winter sunshine it can be tricky to dress in the cold season. However, with some inventive layering you can stay cosy and comfortably stylish. Below are some easy styling ideas, with pieces from both the winter sale and SS21 collections, that will work in any combination...

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  • Sale Picks Under Fifty

    December 29 2020 – Mercantile London

    Sale Picks Under Fifty

      The Mercantile winter sale is on, and below we have an edit of sale pieces that will refresh your current wardrobe, transcend the seasons and still come in under fifty pounds.     Dr Denim Mens Titus Cashew Check ShirtNow £43.00 (Was £62.00)     Markberg Faith Yellow Snake Coin PurseNow £25.00 (Was £50.00)     Bellerose Larya Red...

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  • Scandi Sale Picks

    December 22 2020 – Mercantile London

    Scandi Sale Picks

      Incorporating Denmark, Norway and Sweden,  'scandi' based style has had a huge influence on the world in terms of interiors, fashion, food and the hugely popular concept of hygge. Like most Europeans, Scandinavian based designers favour quality fabrics, along with a classic colour palette of grey, black, and cream juxtaposed with vivid brights and print.  With a distinct Scandinavian...

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  • Christmas Gift Guide - Conscious Christmas

    November 16 2020 – Mercantile London

    Christmas Gift Guide - Conscious Christmas

      With a staggering extra amount of waste produced over the Christmas period compared with the rest of the year; food and packaging, wrap and cards, Christmas trees, and unwanted or duplicated gifts are often binned rather than recycled, re-purposed or re-used. If you are choosing not to ignore the impact this has and opting for a more mindful way...

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  • History & Heritage  Part 2 - Peregrine

    November 12 2020 – Mercantile London

    History & Heritage Part 2 - Peregrine

      Peregrine are a 100% ‘Made In England’ apparel company that have a manufacturing heritage which dates back to 1796 when JC Glover & Co were first established eight generations ago. Now under the eye of Managing Director and Head of Design Tom Glover, Peregrine are combining the best of contemporary design with the skill and heritage of British craftspeople...

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