The Journal

A Brief History of The Duffle Coat

A Brief History of The Duffle Coat

We explore the origins of the a British icon of style sported by everyone from naval officers, beatniks to a certain bear from Peru with a penchant for marmalade sandwiches…

Behind the fabric: Sea Island Cotton

Behind the fabric: Sea Island Cotton

The Gossypium Barbadense plant is native to South America and has been domesticated for many thousands of years, and has been grown in the West Indies since the 15th century…

Sunspel X Patternity:  Behind the collaboration

Sunspel X Patternity: Behind the collaboration

Earlier this year, we took up a special project with cult pattern specialists Patternity to celebrate London Design Festival this September. We were originally drawn by Patternity’s ethos of observing the patterns that make…

Expertly Worn: The White T-Shirt

Expertly Worn: The White T-Shirt

The plainest and simplest of clothing, a t-shirt is a blank canvas upon which you can paint whatever image of yourself you wish. It’s unpretentious, unassuming and underrated. Here we…

Behind the Sun and Clouds Logo

Behind the Sun and Clouds Logo

With over 150 years of history to draw on, our Sunspel archives can be a treasure trove of ideas. We’ve archived  2,000 letters, photographs and original garments, some of which we…

Sunspel arrives in Japan

Sunspel arrives in Japan

Sunspel has arrived in Japan! We’re very pleased to announce the opening of our flagship store in Japan. Many months in the making, our new store is located in Omotesando just off…

Stripes: Expertly Worn

Stripes: Expertly Worn

Whether it’s a classic Breton or  bold block, stripes have a timeless appeal that ensure they’re still widely worn to this day. Over the years it’s versatility has allowed it…

Sunspel opens in Berlin

Sunspel opens in Berlin

We’re proud to announce the opening of our first store in Berlin’s Mitte district on Alte Schönhauser Straße. Marking our first store in Germany and in Europe. The space will be home…