Behind the Brand

80 Years in the Life of a British Factory

80 Years in the Life of a British Factory

Celebrating 80 Years of Sunspel in Long Eaton. While Sunspel may have an international reputation, with stores in London, Berlin and Tokyo, and stockists the world over, our beginnings are…

Fell Running in Sunspel x Iffley Road

Fell Running in Sunspel x Iffley Road

To celebrate the launch of Sunspel’s new activewear collaboration with British running apparel brand Iffley Road, photographer Robin Mellor asked fell runners in North Wales and the Lake District to…

Introducing Sunspel x Iffley Road

Introducing Sunspel x Iffley Road

Here at Sunspel comfort, quality, and innovation have always been paramount in the design of our products. That’s why it made perfect sense for us to partner up with Iffley…

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…