New 2015 Collections at Cock & Bull Menswear

01 Mar 2015
Organic Textiles | Made In the UK | Artisan Production | New Collections

It has been 36 months since the concept of Cock & Bull Menswear was born.  Back in the days when it was still just a glimmer in our eyes, we envisioned a collection of menswear staples that would marry good  dependable design with sustainable textiles, local manufacturing and sound business practice.

Since then we have slowly developed all the items within the line at a pace that was condusive with ticking boxes across all of our business goals and practices. Those boxes included sourcing only the textiles we were convinced were being produced in a sustainable way i.e. using organic cottons, organic hemps, etc. and using handwoven textiles when possible which preserved livelihoods and traditional artisan methods in Scotland and India.

36 months along we are a litte less green about how to produce garments in a country that had a very high percentage of its clothing factory doors close in the 90's. Our commitment to producing in the UK has resulted in use being able to developing close relationships with our producers.  We have a specific and skilled workforce producing the various elements of the range including traditional British hat makers in Yorkshire, weavers in Scotland , jean makers in Birmingham and shirt makers in London.

Our continued search for sustainable textiles has born fruit and we are very excited to be introducing new colours and textures throughout the year.  For 2015 we are focused on adding around 12 new  items to our line including long awaited jackets and coats (the first of which will be arriving for Spring.  In addition, we will be looking for new outlets to carry the Cock & Bull Menswear line and so will be dipping our toes into the waters of wholesale distribution.

So it looks set to be another busy and exciting year for us with our focus firmly set on delivery more choice and being seen in more places.

 

A Gift of Timelessness and Romance

30 Jan 2015
Sustainability | Craftsmanship | Sustainable Clothing | Artisan Production | Hemp Textiles | Organic Menswear | Organic Textiles | Made In the UK | Tweed

What words are you looking for this Valentines day?

How about "You are timeless"? Or "You’re all class"? How about "This is romance"? "We have longevity"? Tweed says all these words with style at Cock & Bull Menswear. 

Our first capsule collection of Scottish tweed waistcoats and caps feature exquisite examples of hand made British craftsmanship at it’s best.  From hand woven tweeds to hand cut, hand sewn and hand finished production, every aspect of Cock & Bull Menswear’s tweed collection shouts about it’s artisinal skill, care and superior quality

Manufactured in small runs, these richly coloured limited editions are made entirely in the United Kingdom to our exacting standards, bringing you a range of waistcoats and caps par excellence. In addition to using Britain’s finest heritage textile - hand woven Scottish tweed - the collection is lined with a sumptuopus blend of organic hemp and organic silk.

The use of organic textiles, heritage artisan textiles, ethical UK production and low impact processes is quickly cementing Cock & Bull Menswear’s reputation as a progressive menswear range with a commitment to tackling sustainability issues.

 Sam in our 'Petrol' tweed waistcoat

For a gift for your man that has TIMELESSNESS, CLASS, ROMANCE and LONGEVITY literally woven into it and for a gift that he will always treasure, choose a Cock & Bull Menswear tweed waistcoat and cap.

This Valentines day we're making the joy of giving that little bit easier. Enter the code 'TRUE ROMANCE' at checkout for a 10% discount until Feb 10th. And thanks again for choosing sustainable style and supporting UK industry!

 

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