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Autumn/ Winter 19 at DE&S

Our AW/19 shoot on location in the Lake District. Photographer: Dan Watson. Model: Felix Higgins. Styling by ourselves.

Drake’s Drops!

After so long admiring the rising success of London menswear experts Drake’s, we’ve  gone right ahead and proudly become the exclusive stockist for Manchester!We’re excited to say we now stock Drake’s accessories, the department which the Drake’s name has been synonymous with since it’s birth in 1977. We’ve got winter hats, gloves and scarves to begin with.We’re super impressed with the quality and unexpectedly good value of everything.See below for details…(small selection […]

Aspesi Gabardine Overshirt

Brand Focus AW’19 : Aspesi

‘Military Overshirt’ Kicking off with the piece we see as a real winner for the seasons ahead.Wearable straight away and into Autumn as a light layer over a t or shirt and later in between 2 other layers, when the cold hits. It’s in a lightweight gabardine cotton in 2 colours – navy or olive and […]

Spring 20 (so far) in 3 brands

We have been super busy with plans for the upcoming season and receiving new deliveries, both casual and more formal. We now have about 50% of our collections awaiting viewing and trying, in store. And here’s some tasters of what we do have images of, so far.(This is less than half of what’s in store, […]

Boglioli is back for AW19 (Plus more new Aspesi !)

It’s been a couple of seasons since we had Boglioli in store so it’s a pleasure to welcome back the Italian masters of fabric innovation to the fold.No one does deconstructed tailoring and washed cloths like Boglioli who were the first to introduce these elements to the sartorialmenswear arena. Bearing this in mind let’s take a look at this outstanding ‘Garment […]

SLOWEAR New Season Looks

Part 1 And now its time for…. NEW SEASON LOOKS! The first to deliver are Slowear with some of their best pieces from each of their brands.Aswell as some Caruso fine gauge knitwear thrown into the mix!And maybe a few pieces that we have in the sale 😉And of course…. new Incotex range of ‘Slacks’ chinos. A […]

Keeping ‘Cool’ (Both ways!)

And now for a ‘summer‘y of our most seasonal items this week! Incotex have delivered chinos of the linen variety aswell as a selection of shorts… These chinos are the same style as the rest of our ‘Slacks’ range but made from a cotton / linen blend.They call it ‘chinolino’! This cloth is a 55% linen / 45% cotton blend perfected by Incotex over many seasons to give a lighter weight […]

Flatlayout : Our Key Looks

Look 1 Aspesi Samuraki Jacket in super light puppy tooth checked cotton £250 ETON Hanky £45Glanshirt Short sleeve textured cotton shirt £185Incotex tailored stretch cotton shorts £225Crockett & Jones Cavendish, from our Instagram Stories £445 Look 2  Zanone Knitted Blazer,  £695Eton cotton linen shirt £130Incotex green stretch cotton ‘Slacks’ chino£275Crockett & Jones ‘Chiltern’ Suede Boots  £375 Look 3  Aspesi chambray shirt  £185Aspesi Pocket T-shirt  £65Aspesi Nylon swim shorts  £165 Look 4  Aspesi Navy Seersucker Overshirt […]


This time of year is always a big time for enquiries of the wedding variety.Questions about etiquette, coordinating, colours! Over the years we have helped many couples realise their big day looks and so with many years experience to share…We thought it would be a good time to sartorially inspire you with some of our grooms gone by! This is just a small […]


A/W ’19 Preview, Milan : Slowear / Caruso / Boglioli

Milan Buying trip Autumn Winter 19/20  Well Milan just gets better each season. The brands we work with now all have their headquarters in and around the city so our visits are imperative – especially (sadly) compared with our Florence trips which we can’t really justify anymore (only Inis Meain show there now! Sad faces all round) […]