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How to Store Out of Season Tailoring
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The wardrobe minimalists among us probably have abundant space to store their clothing year round. A perfectly put together capsule wardrobe takes up minimal space and doesn’t require seasonal pruning.

Most of us, however, do not fall into this category. We must confess that we love quality menswear too much to limit ourselves to a particular number of pieces! The upside of this is that we can thrill in an abundance of beautifully put together tailored outfits… the downside is that we have to find somewhere...

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Fourteen Quotes About Style to Dress By
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The question of style and what makes it has been puzzling designers and followers of fashion for a very long time, possibly ever since the invention of clothes. 

Some lucky individuals are born with a sense of style so innate that it just seems to drip off them. Most of us, however, have to learn about our own personal style through a process of trial and error. 

If you’re one of the majority and are still perfecting your personal styling brand, we think you’ll appreciate the fourteen quotes we’ve curated...

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A History of Pocket Squares

 

It’s impossible to look at the history of pocket squares without considering the lineage of it’s more practical cousin, the handkerchief.

Though handkerchiefs have been used throughout history, they really gained a foothold in Europe in the 1400s. Despite their utilitarian beginnings, once the upper classes started showing an interest in them, handkerchiefs underwent something of a renaissance. They began to be made out of luxury fabrics such as silk and often featured ornate decoration such as embroidery and lace edging. 

When the two piece suit became the norm...

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Ask the Tailor: How Long Should a Proper Fitting Take?
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Each month we ask our expert tailors to address one of your most frequent questions. This month we’re talking about fittings. How long should a full fitting take?

You don’t need us to tell you that every tailor is different. If you’ve ever purchased a piece of bespoke menswear, you’ll know that the personality and expertise of the tailor will have a big impact on both the experience and the garment you receive at the end of it.

What shouldn’t differ, however, is how...

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Newly Engaged? Here's Why Your Suit Should Be Your First Priority
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If you’ve recently got engaged, congratulations. We wish you a very long and happy marriage! Of course, before any of that can begin, you and your loved one will need to plan the wedding.

Wedding planning can be stressful. The average engagement is fourteen months long and in that time you and your betrothed will need to organise everything from the the venue and the ceremony to the menu and music. 

Wedding dresses generally feature quite early on the nuptial to do list, but...

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Style Inspiration from Tom Hardy
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We’re big advocates of taking style inspiration from a wide range of sources. Today, we’d like to draw your attention to the sartorial choices of actor Tom Hardy.

London-born Hardy has appeared on both the big and small screens in productions such as Black Hawk Down, Inception, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Revenant, Peaky Blinders and Band of Brothers

Hardy is an award winning actor who certainly knows how to wear a suit. He was named one of GQ’s Best Dressed Men in 2013,...

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How to Dress to Impress on Valentine's Day
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Have you booked your table yet for Valentine’s Day? The 14th February is one of the busiest nights of the year for dinner dates, and expectations tend to be high. 

Whether you’re planning a date with someone new or a partner of many, many years: trust us when we say that first impressions really matter. The outfit you choose will instantly convey to your date just how important the evening is to you. Make an effort and the night is likely to get off to...

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Ask the Tailor: How Much Can a Suit be Adjusted?
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Each month we ask our expert tailors to address one of your most frequent questions. This month we’re considering alterations: how much can a suit be adjusted?

There are many benefits to wearing made to measure tailoring. One of the major ones is that this is the only way you can be sure your suit is designed to fit you perfectly. A well fitted suit is more comfortable to wear, looks better and will last longer.

The thing about us human beings...

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Join Our Team

 

Join Mullen & Mullen as a Store Colleague.

Working Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, Full Time

Start Date: Immediate Start

Salary: Competitive Salary

We are looking for an ambitious and confident Store Colleague to join the Mullen & Mullen retail team. Interested? Please email your CV and a covering letter to ro@mullenandmullen.co.uk.

About You:

  • Are you confident, personable, trustworthy?
  • Do you have high end retail experience?
  • Do you have a confident telephone manner?
  • Can you adapt to a changing environment?
  • Are you well versed with Microsoft Office software and Google Apps?
  • Do you have a passion for men’s fashion?
If you...

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A Brief Guide to Traditional Suit Patterns
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The patterned suit is by no means a modern phenomenon. Our gentlemen friends have been wearing patterns such as pinstripes, checks houndstooth and herringbone for many generations.

If you’re thinking about investing in a bespoke suit, here’s our brief guide to four of the most traditional British patterns. Why not talk to your tailor about which one would be the best fit for you?

Pinstripes

Pintripes are one of the easiest patterns to wear, and many gentlemen opt for them as a non-daunting route into patterned suits. The colour...

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