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Style, Fashion

ABOUT A LOOK: Best of British


The British fashion is worth £26 billion and provides 800,000 jobs, making it the UK’s largest creative industry. We are proud to celebrate it, and the phenomenal range spanning high street, independent and luxury.

As well as luxury knitwear and athleisure; Joseph has embraced suiting this season to fabulous effect, £199

Where would we be without M&S? Great for knickers and adept at making trends uber-wearable. Wide Leg trouser £45

The Cambridge Satchel Company has channelled all things sweet with their latest drop including the Bonbon mini-satchel. £165

Best mates Henrietta Rix and Orlagh McCloskey have created an absolute gem in RIXO. This assertively British brand is certainly having a moment with their joyous, accessible clothing. Vintage-inspired hand painted prints define a very modern brand identity. Dresses from £175

High-street heroes Toast take a global approach to style, as seen in this Icelandic inspired yoke sweater which demands repeat wear. £185

Independent designer Rosamund Muir creates the look we want in styles that are luxurious, sustainable and comfortable to wear. If budget allowed, we’d take the Fortuna boots in every colour, please! £475

£18?? Don’t mind if we do. Flame cardigan,

Nowt more British than the weather. Simone Jumper by Sugarhill Brighton, £54 (with 20% off for NHS workers)

Classic for a reason. Barbour Beadnell Wax Jacket, £209

Terry de Havilland is a British design legend. We long for these glam rock platforms. £350

Sounds like Scandi-chic but Baukjen is a proudly British brand of indispensable trend-led pieces. Find it on

Monsoon are drawing on their 70s heritage, recalling their roots as bo-ho market stall at Portobello, Lonon. S.E.W Sustainable denim shirt £55

Next is one of the biggest, most inclusive British brands which still has presence on the high street. We love this smocked long sleeve top which comes in a choice of prints. £25

We think we may have found the perfect sneaker from award winning luxury lifestyle brand, Lavair. The Luna is available in black, white, grey and navy £160

Looking at New Look’s Daisy embroidered jeans makes us smile so we can only imagine the joy we’d feel wearing them , £36.99


Tue 3 May 2022

Pineapple is my pick of the bunch this month. Rich in enzymes, this is a super-fruit worthy of its moment in the May sun. 

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Tue 3 May 2022

Although at time of writing we’ve experienced both sunny days and snow-filled skies here in Oxfordshire, by May it should be fairly safe to assume that a seasonal switch-up will be required for your skincare. Here are the products we’re excited about. 

Tue 3 May 2022

Inspired by art? Us too. Here’s how to wear the look

Mon 2 May 2022

Brora X Willow Crossley

Designing The Good Life

Collaborative working is the way forward, so we were delighted to see OX favourites, Brora collaborating with the incredible Cotswolds-based Willow Crossley on their recent collection, Brora