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Custom Made Focus – Staff Style, Summer ’18

Since starting the newest part of our tailoring services we’ve had much success so we thought it was time to share how it all works and show our own results. So here is our staff style, Custom special! For this season’s uniform, instead of 2 or 3 piece suits, we’ve each done the custom process and then chosen a chino from ‘the best […]

Porter + Cole x DE&S Look Book

Spring Summer ’18  Photography by Dan Watson from Item blog     Welcome to our Look Book for the season! This time we wanted to see our product in a different environment and collaborating is always a good idea, especially with other independents. So we asked the guys at Porter & Cole if they wanted to get […]

S/S ’17 Look Book shoot

Spring Summer ’17 look book A celebration of our season’s best pieces in full looks. Model Mr Joe Wright, Photography Ms Giulia Zonza on location in Manchester.     We shot recently in and around the Northern Quarter of our city and we got lucky – we got some sun! Our original intention was to […]

SLOWEAR, Milan, Summer Looks

 Slowear has begun …..to arrive in store. Happily, we now have our first pieces from the influential Venetian brand’s ‘family’ of labels. So Incotex’s claim of making ‘the best trousers in the world’ can now be explored, by you. After trying them ourselves in the last few days and getting customers into them – we […]

Our 6th birthday!…… at ‘El Gato Negro’.

  For our 6th anniversary we wanted to go somewhere NICE to eat. And if glowing reviews are anything to go by there wasn’t really anywhere else to be! El Gato Negro is the newest and most anticipated addition to Manchester’s buzzing and competitive dining scene so who are we to go anywhere else ?? […]

Postcards from Pitti Uomo 89 , Florence

Please enjoy some postcards from our recent trip to Florence for our favourite trade show of the year starting with Paraic and Aine, the husband and wife team behind Inis Meain….                     You can find more of our Pitti musings and images over on our Facebook […]

Groom’s guide to dressing

It’s your wedding .. You need a suit! Some guys are very clear about what they want for their wedding and that is fantastic! If you are less clear then fear not – help is at hand here at DE&S with a few simple steps to getting the right look for you. And although there […]

TINKER TAILOR by Kirsty McNulty

Our new photographic shoot ‘Tinker Tailor’ is here… Inspired by 007’s modern masculine glamour, the location was the fantastic Barton Aerodrome in Manchester where we were able to incorporate some of the beautiful aircraft into our story. Sublime photography courtesy of Ms Kirsty McNulty assisted by Ms Kirsty Hollis Creative direction Mr Nicky Rybka-Goldsmith / […]

Manchester Retail Awards

So last week saw the second Manchester Retail Awards ceremony and we went along as one of the shortlisted finalists in the ‘Best Independent Store’ category, knowing we had a 1 in 3 chance of winning but not particularly expecting to win – but we did!! Our award was decided by public vote unlike most […]

Fedeli’s dressed down luxe

Fedeli has real heritage,……80 years! And all of it in knitwear. Established in Monza, northern Italy in 1934 by Mr Luigi Fedeli, is one of those amazing brands that knows what it does well and has been doing just that for all of those years, it’s therefore the epitome of a DE&S brand and we […]

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