Number Six Top 5: Short Sleeve Shirts

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With Summer just around the corner here in London. We pick apart our favourite short sleeve shirts. If you're anything like us here at Number Six, you've no doubt been eagerly anticipating the first light of Summer. Not only does it make the daily hustle that bit more enjoyable, but it's the season for experimenting with your wardrobe. Bright colours and vibrant patterns are somewhat out of place & wasted on a grey and rainy day. However, now we've got a little light in our lives, we're going full throttle while we can. Here are just 5 of our favourite short...

Summertime Sunglasses

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The Number Six Guide, To The Number One Summer Accessory. It wouldn't be Summer without a cracking pair of sunglasses perched on your nose. They are a necessity for getting the most enjoyment out of the sun, whilst looking damn cool. Squinting away whilst you sip on your favourite bevy has never been a good look! As rare as it may be here in London, we like to be prepared for when the weather heats up. It's time for lightweight layers, chinos, sandals, caps & of course, sunglasses. Finding the perfect pair of sunnies might seem like searching for the holy grail,...

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...

SEVERAL; SS17 at London Collections

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The Several SS17 show at London Collection Mens was another nod to times gone by. Set in a yellow and white cafe, the show offered a retro palette even Wes Anderson would envy. The brands attention to detail did not fall short at the clothing. Vintage magazines and papers alongside toast on the table all served as parts of the Several time machine. Furthermore the clothing featured was just as much a tip of the hat to Britain of post war times. Utilitarian work wear teamed with the aspirational trench coat & sunglasses blended industrial styles of the early 20th...

Heavy Twill - Spring Court

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Our friends over the channel really seem to be coming into their own at the minute. Le Laboureur work jackets, Armor Lux Bretons and now the footwear maestro's Spring Court have provided us with their Heavy Twill collection. What's the Heavy Twill Collection?... The collection features the two iconic silhouettes of the B2 & G2 shoe with the classic breathable sole unit. Each shoe features a heavyweight ecru canvas alongside blue ribboning on the tongue and heel. We are particular fans of the blue ribbon laces on the G2, a superb touch. Both styles maintain their instantly recognisable shape and...

Attention To Detail: The Work Jacket

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For any of you with a keen eye you might have noticed we are partial to a work Jacket at Number Six. Now I can think of many things to thank the French for like French bread, the 1998 world cup winning squad and mime artists, however Work Jackets have to top that list. The History: Originating in France, the work jacket was a staple of the French countryside. The most well known form of the work jacket is the "Bleu de Travail" jacket, this is the iconic jacket with heavy indigo dye. This jacket became prominent in France and throughout...

Sunglasses - Effortlessly Cool

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Minimal effort with maximum effect sounds like a dream to us (when it comes to getting dressed anyway). With it getting hotter who couldn't do with some tricks to conserve energy. Bob Dylan, The Blues Brothers, James Dean and Lour Reed are all testament to what a good pair of sunglasses can do for a man. [caption id="attachment_6324" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Bob & that other cool guy Andy in Sunglasses...[/caption] It's a hard one to get right but we like to think once you've found the right pair of sunnies they'll be with you for life. So as a gentle nudge...

Barbour x White Mountaineering Spring/Summer 2015

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This Spring/Summer saw two highly acclaimed outwear specialists team up on the Barbour x White Mountaineering Spring/Summer 2015. The two brands have contrasting approaches to design; Barbour is a British brand celebrated for their long standing heritage in manufacturing functional, classic silhouettes, and Yosuke Aizawa's Japanese outerwear label White Mountaineering created off the back of Aizawa's departure from Comme Des Garçons to pursue pairing performance fabrics with fashion-forward cuts. The collaborative capsule collection seamlessly fuses the two sensibilities of each respective brand; a strong heritage and contemporary design, resulting in a technical and streamlined collection of styles. The remaining pieces from...

Shorts Season

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It's nearing, summer, that means it's time to get your legs out. Here at Number Six we have shorts from some of your favourite brands like Universal Works, Dickies, Farah and Gant. So as the temperatures rise and the days get longer you'll soon be dropping your trousers and replacing them with their cooler alternative.   Whether they're for a BBQ, for a day in the park or for the pool we have your back with the full SS15 line is available in store and online here   Our advice is not to leave it too late and and get caught...

New Brand At Number six! Portuguese Flannel

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A brand new label with a epic history behind it. Portuguese Flannel is currently owned by two brothers, Antonio and Manuel Magalhaes.  They belong to the 4th generation of a fabric manufacturing family. This makes there connection to the brand really strong because of the inherited passion behind it. It all began when their great grandfather worked at a mill from a young age as well as well as studying. It was his determination to learn that helped feed his family as well as path the way for future generations. by combining his education and his experience he managed to open his...

Shorts at Number Six

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Now that the weather has finally cleared up we thought we would put together a little feature about our best selling shorts at Number Six to make your job a bit easier. Paired with a pair of kicks and a simple tee you can’t go wrong with a good pair of shorts. Today we are going to focus on three pieces. The Oliver Spencer Caradale Cream Skinny Short, Gant Rugger Ribbon Pink Canvas Short and finally the Ralph Lauren Navy Preston Short. Hey you can’t talk about shorts and not forget Ralph Lauren! Kicking things off with the Oliver Spencer...

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