80 Years Of Baracuta.

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A Brief History Of Baracuta Time. Since 1937, Baracuta has been the jacket supplier for countless icons, actors, cultures and musicians to express their unique styles. Elvis Presley, Steve McQueen, Frank Sinatra, Arnold Palmer and later Jamie T, Damon Albarn & even James Bond have all adorned the iconic 'Harrington'. That's an ambassador list we can certainly get behind! Hailing from Manchester, the Original Baracuta Jacket started life as a golf garment. The tailored fit providing smart styling, and the 'umbrella' back vent supplying increased manoeuvrability. Practicality and looking great working in perfect harmony. As with any truly special garment,...

Collection Feature: Le Fix SS17

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The Copenhagen Brands First Season With Number Six. Collection Feature: Le Fix SS17. With an impressive home audience & designs that are hard not to love, Le Fix are on the fast track to streetwear domination. Started in 1999, and now expanding across clothing, tattoo, art and woodwork. Le Fix clearly have an eye for the finer things, and this is readily apparent in their SS17 collection. With a respectable list of past collabs with the likes of Universal Works, Rains & Clarks Originals stacking up, these guys are putting in the work and it's paying off. This being the debut season...

Dukes Cupboard x Number Six Re-Cap

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Last weekend saw us play host to the chaps from Dukes Cupboard. The vintage designer experts held a weekend Pop-up. They took a break from their normal Soho spot to bless Brick Lane with some gems. After the first days trading, we welcomed Dukes and co in with some drinks in store. We want to thank the strong turnout of friends and customers it was a pleasure to see so many friendly faces. Of course, we can't forget Hop House 13 & Captain Morgans for keeping the drinks flowing for the evening. With some great retro & vintage sportswear on...

Number Six x Dukes Cupboard Party & Pop-Up

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Dukes Cupboard | Number Six | Free Entry | Pop Up | Party | Hop House Lager | Captain Morgan | DJs Number Six has teamed up with Vintage Sportswear kings over at Dukes Cupboard for a Weekend pop up. The guys will be bringing their West End market stall to East London. They will be fully stocked and ready to trade & buy old collectable bits. As well as selling them one of gems from the likes of Lacoste, Aquascutum, Ralph & Moschino. To see it in properly, we are having a little do in the store this Friday. Starting...

Jake: Always Here to Say Hello

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Last but by no means least in our Staff edition of Just Popped in to say hello is the head honcho, Jake. As the mastermind behind everything Number Six it's fair to say Jake probably has some nuggets of wisdom to share when it comes to the world of menswear & retail. We sat down and grilled him with our usual few questions. The answers.. What do you do? Jake: Window Washer / Cleaner at Number Six Your house is on fire, what do you save? Jake: As many clothes as I can carry! And my Camera... What are you...

Joe: Always Here To Say Hello

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Here we go, the latest of our Just Popped in to say hello feature. This time we have grilled our longest standing member Joe.  After two years at Number Six doing nearly every role it's safe to say he knows the place like the back of his hand. As Buyer Joe is responsible for providing all the delights we have to offer in store and online. Never to be seen without a hat, according to him due to his hairline, we wanted to get behind his trademark and find out a bit more about his wardrobe. We asked him our...

Matt: Always Here To Say Hello

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Carrying on from where we left off with Jan, we've taken our quick fire questions and quizzed Number Six new man Matt. As the latest addition to our team Matt is responsible for the shop floor and customer service. Without further or do here is what Matt had to say to our interrogation. The answers... What do you do? Matt: Store Assistant/E-commerce. I'm new to Number Six so I generally help out where needed and learn from the lads. Your house is on fire, what do you save? Matt: Girlfiend/Cat What are you wearing today? Matt: Reebok Classic Workout Plus, Edwin...

Menswear Titans - Portuguese Flannel

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Being named GQ's top 10 menswear items in the world was just one of the many accolades Portuguese Flannel has obtained. As a brand Portuguese Flannel continue to go from strength to strength.The shirts are a way of showing respect and acknowledgement of their ancestors. Starting out in an old factory that had been passed down from generation to generation, the guys at Portuguese Flannel wanted to create something of worth and major importance.  Do you know that old saying "Knowledge is power"? Well, it really comes into mind with these guys, I mean, they have the work of the past generations...

Victorinox: Multi fuctional Outerwear

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Victorinox has been going since 1884. The brand is renowned for their multi-tools. The famous cross & shield logo is known worldwide as a symbol of reliability & functionality. The clothing is new at Number Six for this season, therefore we're giving you a bit of information about it. Victorinox has recruited Christopher Raeburn to help bring the Swiss Army Knife to life in fabric form. The collaboration between the technical clothing expert and a brand steeped in heritage created a Modular clothing system perfect for all weather. Victorinox Modular System: The idea is that each piece of clothing can be...

Winter Session | New

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This season we are proud to introduce a few newcomers to our brand list. One of these newcomers is Winter Session. These guys come from Denver and make some of the best quality bags and leather goods we've seen. The motto of the brand is that they "make things for people who care about how things are made" a pretty good motto as far as we are concerned. Attention to detail: Each product is handmade in their storefront workshop in Denver. If ever you wanted proof in the pudding it's letting people watch you make your bags and wallets as...

Jan | Always Here To Say Hello

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Just popped in to say hello is an old haunt of ours. To relaunch this part of the blog we thought we'd start with a little introduction to the team here at Number Six. We've come up with a couple of quick fire questions that hopefully really get to the core of some of our most valued customers as well as the many designers, brand representatives and creative people we meet on a day to day basis in store. Without further or do we start with Jan. Having been with us a while now Jan is in charge of all...

Oliver Spencer AW16 - Music To Our Ears

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The Inspiration: Inspiration can be found in the most unlikely places. The Oliver Spencer AW16 collection found it in the form of Ginger Baker. Ginger Baker was the drummer and one of  the founding members the band Cream. Having been known primarily for his role in music, Ginger Baker was a man of great sartorial pedigree. Baker often led the way for British counter-culture fashion. While America had Easy Rider & Woodstock we had the likes of Baker. The Oliver Spencer AW16 collection is inspired in particular by Baker's trip to Africa. Ginger Baker's trip led him to work with the...

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