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In the Month of Lovers: How to love and care for your wardrobe

At Jeeves, we love our clothes and of course, we also love our customers clothing. Caring for our client's beloved apparel is what we do, and we always relish being able to bring fine garments back to their best. Although we always love to see you, we also want to make sure you are taking the best possible care of your clothing at home. There are a few simple things you can do yourself to ensure you get the most out of your garments. Here are our 5 tips for taking care of your treasured wardrob...

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Jeeves Loves: The Latest Seasonal Trends and Stand Out Apparel

At Jeeves, we love to keep our finger on the latest fashion trends, especially when it comes to seasonal wardrobe attire and stand out garments. February is known for being the month of lovers, but it’s also a notable month for fashion lovers with the awards season in full swing. Stand out ceremonies such as the Grammy’s take place in Los Angeles, and the BAFTA’s and the Brit Awards here in London. These events are famous for showcasing the best (and sometimes the worst) the fa...

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London Fashion Week AW17 - The Highlights and On Coming Seasonal Trends

Yesterday saw the close of the autumn / winter and first edition of London Fashion Week for 2017. As ever the events were star-studded, with revered designers giving the crowds a first look at the upcoming trends for AW17. Style was showcased on and off the catwalks with both models and visitors sporting striking looks. Highlights at this year’s AW event included wearable quilt duvet coats from Preen, exquisite Disney fairy-tale inspired, embellished evening wear by Mary Katrantzou, and M...

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Keeping Cricket Whites White

Never was there a more quintessentially British summer sound the smack of leather against willow.

Cricket. A game, which takes five days to play and more often than not ends in a draw. A game which has found devotees, followers and lovers in all of the far-flung reaches of the old British Empire including Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, South Africa, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

The exact origins of cricket are unknown, but is believed to date back to the 16th century, the name deriving from the Anglo-Saxon word cricc, meaning a shepherd's staff. It is thought that the first players were English shepherds, who used their criccs as bats and the wicket gate of the sheep pens as a target for the bowlers or pitchers.

The stark, white glare of cricket whites are as indicative of English summertime as Pimms and strawberries. The ensemble suggests that the great tradition of British sartorial eccentricity is alive and well because, after all, it’s a look that is entirely at odds with sporting criteria; a thick woollen jumper, long trousers, all of it in the most glacial-white of bright shades, just ripe for some robust smearing with grass and mud stains that are almost inevitable after a hard fought game. A rather odd choice for a sporting uniform we agree but at Jeeves we love a bit of British tradition.

There are tips a plenty on the best methods of removing these stains dare we say, the best method of all is simply “Jeeves”. Leave the chemicals and elbow grease to us. Your whites will be returned as good as new – any damage repaired – and ready to face another session of the ‘gentleman’s game’.

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