Behind the Brand

A Brief History of The Duffle Coat

A Brief History of The Duffle Coat

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

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…

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…

Behind The Fabric: Cellulock

Behind The Fabric: Cellulock

We’ve constantly refined and experimented with the development of our fabrics to meet the ever changing needs of our customers. Any visit to the Sunspel archive in Long Eaton usually…

Introducing The Gentlewoman & Sunspel T-shirt

Introducing The Gentlewoman & Sunspel T-shirt

Many months in the making, we are thrilled to unveil our latest collaboration: a limited edition women’s T-Shirt, developed in partnership with The Gentlewoman. Ever since the first issue of…

A visit to Dungeness

A visit to Dungeness

With the Winter Solstice ­approaching and the skies over Sunspel HQ looking decidedly grey, now felt like a good time to look back on our visit to Dungeness a little…