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  • How to do... Festivals

    May 30 2017 – Mercantile London

    How to do... Festivals

    British Festival season is upon us and depending on where we are attending there are some style guidelines that work for the beach, field or city. Read on to check you have all you need to stand out. First rookie festival mistake is to not have any kind of waterproof at a British festival. Look for the new season colours...

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  • WE ARE REAL

    May 19 2017 – Debra McCann

    WE ARE REAL

    We're proud to be an independent store in the vibrant, creative community of Spitalfields. It's the people we meet who make our work so rewarding, the customers, our suppliers large and small, our team of staff and our neighbours on Lamb Street.We photograph the clothes ourself on real people we know and love,this is a dedication to the lovely individuals who bring...

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  • The eco- friendly summer cover up

    May 06 2017 – Mercantile London

    The eco- friendly summer cover up

      Insane In The Rain are an environmentally conscious brand producing ecological unisex rain wear. Their aim is to reduce and reuse plastic through the production of 'happy' printed jackets which are made from recycled plastic.     According to IITR  “it (plastic) never ever goes away, every plastic ever made still exists today in some shape or form. Plastic...

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  • New in store - Good News

    April 21 2017 – Mercantile London

    New in store - Good News

    GOOD NEWS is a British contemporary footwear brand founded in 2016 in London, England.  Co-Founders Ben Tattersall and Nia Jones share one aspiration: to bring the world a little bit of GOOD NEWS.   GOOD NEWS look to create a positive change in the world. From ethical product monitoring fairtrade and supply chain, to collaborations with charities and brands that...

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  • The story behind the season - WeSC SS17

    April 15 2017 – Mercantile London

    The story behind the season - WeSC SS17

    Delivering a strong foundation in basics, peppered with some trend driven pieces WeSC menswear SS17 collection delivers key pieces such as camo pants and jackets; stripes and graphic tees; printed coach jackets; basic field jackets; and checked shirts. The colour palette is dynamic, the ground colours being emphasised by carefully selected ‘pops’ and more on-trend tones. The collection also reintroduces...

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  • Bellfield Menswear SS17 Behind the Scenes

    April 11 2017 – Mercantile London

    Bellfield Menswear SS17 Behind the Scenes

    This seasons Bellfield Menswear focuses on high summer, drawing inspiration from a summer wardrobe of key 1950’s pieces. This results in Hawaiian shirts, using authentic tropical prints lifted from vintage pieces, to washed out printed board shorts in pastel hues, skater back vests and all over print tees. Outerwear is transitional in sporty silhouettes using waterproof fabrics and technical details...

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  • Design Classics...Timex

    April 08 2017 – Mercantile London

    Design Classics...Timex

    Timex is an iconic American heritage unisex watch brand renowned for its timeless designs and affordable prices. Founded in 1854, the Timex brand has been a part of consumers’ lives for over 160 years, and today the company combine high-end Italian designs with cutting edge German engineering to offer a truly quality product with water resistant features. As part of...

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  • Behind the scenes with Native Youth SS17

    April 06 2017 – Mercantile London

    Behind the scenes with Native Youth SS17

      Shop the video here Follow Native Youth here

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  • The cult sunglasses for Summer

    April 04 2017 – Mercantile London

    The cult sunglasses for Summer

    Since 1979, Le Specs has become renowned globally for its iconic and sunglasses collections at an affordable price.  Le Specs has developed an international cult following and has become a true trendsetter in the global fashion market, spotted on celebrities including Kate Moss, Gigi and Bella Hadid and Zoe Kravitz. This seasons collection works on capturing sun drenched days in...

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