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OTD - 30 April 1993 - World Wide Web

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The World Wide Web: Seeing as we are coming to the end of the month, we thought we'd see it out with an On This Day. We are a techy bunch of people here at Number Six (...well some of us) and we thought it quite fitting that we should bring you an on this day which is tech related. The 30th of April 1993 saw CERN put World Wide Web Software in the public domain. That's right it's been 23 years since the internet was made available for everyone to use. We find that pretty amazing especially considering how...

London Coffee Festival - Number Six Says

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Anyone who visits us regularly, or keeps an eye on our Instagram will know we are partial to a hot beverage at Number Six. So you can imagine the excitement once a year when our temporary Coffee drinking neighbours move into the Old Truman Brewery. Once a year we are graced with the pungent aromas of the worlds finest coffees. The London Coffee festival aims to provide a platform to the ever growing Coffee buzz in the city. Given the London Coffee festival having gotten us stirred up and the fact we all think we know best, we thought we'd...

Chuck Taylor | Converse AW15

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The Autumn/Winter Collection from Converse this year offers the Chuck Taylor a bright palette to combat the darker winter days. The collection sees the Chuck Taylor 70 in suede uppers giving the shoe a very retro feel while maintaining the simple aesthetic of the Converse classic. Orange, red and blue suedes give a splash of colour suitable for all wardrobes and outfits. All the Chuck 70's have kept the smaller toe box, higher midsole and zoom insole meaning they are still as comfortable as ever. As well as the seasonal variation on the Chucks, we see the Purcell take on...

Socks - The gift that suits all

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Socks are a long standing staple in stockings and under the tree. A simple buy that is guaranteed to go down well, the humble sock offers a wide variety that is sure to please even the most discerning family member. We've done a round up of the best socks we have to offer at Number Six, giving a little more detail to each pair, to help you decide which one to get your nearest and dearest. Pendleton National Park Crew Sock (Glacier) The Pendleton National Park series stretches across the entire Pendleton range. Each design is created to represent one...

Gift Ideas - The Small Things Are The Best Things

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Filson The perfect gift for the sophisticated gent. These filson wash bags are made from a heavy duty canvas and bridal leather - both are sure to age beautifully. This gift would be perfect for someone whos always on the move, wether to the gym or traveling across the world. Victorinox Pen knives I never never met a man that didn't own one of these as a kid. Although we get taller and more serious we all deep down miss having one of these. Perfect for the countryside, scouting and general use at work. One of them even has a...

Dickies Heritage Est 1922

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Dickies is the heritage American icon that began selling overalls in Texas in 1922 gradually spreading its workwear to the rest of America, the Middle East, then Europe and Asia becoming the leading global innovator of workwear that it is presently. Dickies lead the way in producing authentic, high performance and durable workwear at unmatched value. The workwear experts have expanded into manufacturing casual workwear-inspired seasonal clothing including shirts, outerwear, denim and sweatshirts alongside cultural icons such as the 874® work pant.

LAW Magazine x Ellesse Heritage

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We love it when two innovators we support come together to produce something new and interesting.  We've seen it in the past with Saucony Originals and Universal Works and a bit longer ago with Adidas and Barbour. This time round Lives and Works Magazine have come together with Ellesse Heritage to put together a short film and editorial together capturing the freedom of youth. Enlisting the help of photographer Nina Manandhar the shoot tells the story of two boys exploring London with their home made kites. The "Kite Runner" Editorial features pieces from the Ellesse Heritage AW15 line such as...

Oliver Spencer x Rankin

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AW15 collection sees a collaboration between Oliver Spencer x Rankin. The collaboration comes in the form of a conceptual lookbook designed to display the personalities of the brands friends and family and use this to inform the outfits and clothes they wear. An unusual approach to a lookbook, the shoot see's the collaborative effort flip the concept of, "clothes maketh the man" , on it's head. Rankin's iconic photographic style seeks to take subtle details in order to capture the personality of each sitter. Taking Rankin's approach and applying it to the styling of the shoot, each sitter is styled...

Spring Court G2 | Re-Stock

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We've had a re-stock of the classic Spring Court G2  from french footwear brand Spring Court. Created by George Grimmeisen in 1936, the Spring Court G2 served as the start of a long lasting imprint on the footwear market. Remaining in Paris the Spring Court factory to this day takes pride in producing its ventilated tennis shoe in the same factory they started in. It is such pride in their heritage that allows Spring Court to this day to be a staple classic for anyone with a keen eye and desire for comfort. Worn by John Lennon on the famous...

Hypebeast 12 - Have you picked it up?

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Well if the answer is no then head down to Number Six and grab yourself a copy  and check out our feature. Big thanks to the guys over at Hypebeast for including us in their Guide To East London. The guide showcases Hypebeasts picks of where to eat, drink and shop that embody what East London. As well as their East London Field Guide this issue, named the "Enterprise Issue" features articles on The Hundreds, Yohji Yamamoto and Tyler The Cretor as well as editorials from British photographer James Pearson-Howes and Stylist David Hellqvist. Shop more publications here

Grooming At Number 6

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As you already know Number Six prides itself on bringing together sourced menswear from around the world and local brands from right here in London, however it doesn't just end at clothes. We appreciate quality, so we at Number Six have chosen a range of grooming products suited to our eagle eyed customer. If you have been in to our store you will know it’s hard to miss the distinctive smells of Laboratory Perfumes. With their fragrance Amber being a customer favourite you should be sure to come in and find out which of our fragrances is your new scent!...

Le Laboureur

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Le Laboureur offer traditional workwear crafted in France. A family run business since 1956, Le Laboureur's garments focus on high quality construction and simple design fit for the worker. It is exactly this focus that has allowed their workwear to grow from being sold on a market stall in Burgundy, France, to being a staple in any mans wardrobe. At Number Six we stock the classic work jacket in a range of fabrics ranging from Moleskin to Wool, perfect for an extra layer or as a casual Jacket. It is Le Laboureur's background in traditional and functional workwear that allows...

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