A brief history of the Polo shirt

For all those turning their attentions to a little patch of green in the South West of London this month. Wimbledon will playing host to the world’s premier tennis championships. It’s unrivalled history has led the sport to claim ownership of the eponymous polo shirt. Though its origins are hotly debated, its status as a […]

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If you’re taking a visit to our Chiltern Street store this weekend, we recommend passing by  Atlas Gallery. This charming gallery, located just in the corner of Chiltern Street has been operating for the past 20 years. Atlas has gained a reputation for holding a fine of limited edition prints and photo books showcasing twentieth century […]

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The Henley style dates as far back as the 19th century. Originally crafted as an undergarment, its growing popularity amongst rowers made it the namesake of the Oxfordshire town, Henley-on-Thames, a hub for British rowing and Royal Regatta rowing competitions since 1839.  Sunspel has been producing versions of the Henley for generations and in a […]

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For Robert Elms the day begins with Sunspel. A white cotton t-shirt and a pair of white Sunspel boxer shorts- together they form  ‘the base upon which everything else is built.’ This sartorial ritual goes back for Elms to the 1980s- to the iconic image of Nick Kamen peeling off his Levi’s in the launderette, […]

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We are big fans of Cereal Magazine over here in Sunspel HQ. For volume 6, The lifestyle quarterly has focused their lens on our Men’s Spring/Summer collection.  The chambray shirt, fine jersey T-Shirts and classic Loopback jumper are featured center-stage in this rather beautiful editorial. SHOP LATEST ARRIVALS

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The Summer issue of O32c Magazine, features our fine Merino polos in a brilliant editorial styled by Benjamin Bruno and photographed by long time Sunspel collaborator, Alasdair Mclellan. SHOP THE FINE MERINO POLO

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Engines at the ready! This weekend, the Monaco Grand Prix “The race where heroes are made” rolls in for another year. All hopes rest on Mr. Hamilton taking home victory, as he joins a special class of British champion including the one and only Sir Stirling Moss. Finely tuned race cars are expected to reach speeds […]

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The great weather in England of late has us drawing a little summer inspiration from photographer Luke Stephenson’s charming new photo-series on the humble 99p ice-cream. Whilst it’s name is up for debate, (some flakes go for as much as £1.50!) The flake remains a British classic. After a Summer spent travelling the length and […]

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We always love being shown new ways to approach our core styles. This months issue of The Room magazine has our boxers featuring in this brilliant and energetic editorial, styled by fashion editor Ali Toth. For a closer look at our Boxers Shorts click here

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We are firm believers in the old adage, that change is always a good thing so we’re happy to share in the good news from Nottingham. The Sunspel team recently made the move to a bigger brighter studio just next door of our current Canal Street building. The new space, reminiscent of a New York […]

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GQ featured us not once, but three times in their May issue. Putting our Spring Summer collection centre-stage, their brand profile focuses in on our history, and proceeds to name our Riviera polo shirt “undoubtedly one of the best summer shirts money can buy” Shop our full Spring-Summer offering.

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George Groves is the sporting world’s man of the moment, ahead of his much anticipated rematch with super middleweight boxer Carl Froche at Wembley stadium on May 31st. This month’s GQ features George posing for the camera whilst sporting our Sunspel superfine vest. Shop the Superfine Vest

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Ask any member of the Sunspel team which artists most inspire them and you’ll find David Hockney riding high on any list. Simply put, Hockney remains one of the greats, with a body of work that is mind boggling in its sheer scope. In Hockney, Printmaker the Dulwich Gallery hopes to shine a light on […]

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