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Daring fashion trends from the catwalks of LFW had us shocked!

Daring fashion trends from the catwalks of LFW had us shocked!

The latest trends from London fashion week sees designers tackling daring topics…With our very own tartan being a big feature also. The big influences in SS18 involves designers using their creations to tackle serious topics and troublesome periods from their own childhoods. This was evident with designer Charles Jeffrey and his LOVERLY collection, in which he used giant sculptural and sandcastle hats to prove to his previous school bullies that he, in fact, was the winner. Tartan was also a big theme on the catwalks, with Jeffrey using introducing his very own creation: LOVERYBOY tartan. He accompanied this with a...

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Top five gift ideas for men.

During the pre- christmas chaos it can often be a little difficult to see past the crowds of people and shopping baskets to acquire the perfect gift for the chap in your life. Allow the dutiful workers at Scott & Arkel to ease the task by perusing the following list. 1. The luxurious three piece watch box. - www.johnlewis.com Priced at £100 this rather dashing watch box will become the perfect adornment to a gentleman’s accessories table. It will give a sleek aesthetic and provide the cushioning that a classic timepiece deserves. 2. The Splurge option - £680 -www.harveynichols.com We love...

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Big News!

Big News!

We have been quiet for a little while but we have had some exciting new developments! At the end of April we attended the Spring Country Living fair at Alexandra Palace. After many hours of lifting and adjusting our antique heavy furniture, and perhaps a few cross words, we were all set up for what was to be a great event.       At all of the fairs that we attend, we have the pleasure of meeting some great businesses who have also ventured out on a dream and an idea. It is nice to come out of your...

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How to Tie a Bow Tie in 8 easy steps.

How to Tie a Bow Tie in 8 easy steps. It has often been said that a self tied bow tie can be spotted a mile away in a crowd of ready tied to the knowing eye… but just how do they seamlessly perfect that impeccable knot? We have put together a step by step guide to show you how to mingle with the best of them. Handy hint: At first practice tying the bow on something else, such as a tube. This will allow you to see the steps more clearly before moving on to the real thing. 1....

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Scott & Arkel: the start of a new journey.

Welcome to Scott & Arkel! Our new company began life after strolling around the stylish shopping districts of the country searching for a tie that was of a higher quality, and made from a different sort of fabric and leaving feeling disappointed. We realised that there were a certain range of styles and colours available, but nothing to add something a little different. With our products, we like to have a fun in designing them. Each tie starts out with an idea, which have ranged from an evening walk in London,to a famous nautical fellow. This injects a bit of...

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