Prince Philip – A Life In 9 Outfits

As Cordings joins the nation in mourning the sad loss of the Duke of Edinburgh, we pause for a moment to celebrate the life and style of a truly elegant royal gentleman who set the highest standards of dress throughout his life, both on duty and off. When His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke … Continued

The British Warm

Steeped in history, the British Warm is an icon of men’s style. Originally created as a military greatcoat for British army officers during the First World War; its weight and durability made it an indispensable part of their wardrobe. Often associated with Winston Churchill who favoured it for its practicality and effortless style it has … Continued

How to wear Plus Two’s and Plus Fours

For a more formal shoot, breeks are a must, but in reality plus twos or fours are the most versatile and practical garments you can have in your country wardrobe repertoire. If you are lucky enough to have been invited on a more formal shoot, on a driven day where a certain dress code is … Continued

Salt Water New England

We at Cordings became aware of Salt Water New England, created by Muffy Aldrich a few years ago. Beautifully written with evocative photography, it is the perfect place to spend a relaxing hour. Covering all aspects of Connecticut living; the towns, history, shore and style. Muffy shares our ethos of understated quality, an appreciation of … Continued

HOW TO DRESS LIKE BOND, JAMES BOND

The most stylish spy on the planet, James Bond will be back later this year with No Time to Die. Here’s the intel on the Daniel Craig suits and James Bond outfits we can look forward to. In an uncertain world, we need our heroes more than ever … and we prefer ours shaken but … Continued

The Wedding Guide: Dress Codes Explained

Weddings have evolved over the last few decades from formal affairs that followed rigid dress codes to more creative and informal affairs that give the happy couple the chance to really put their individual stamp on the day. With more locations than ever allowed officiating over the wedding service, this has meant that in the … Continued

In praise of: British suiting.

A GUIDE TO BRITISH SUITING CLOTHS. For much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Britain dominated the world’s textile manufacturing. Whilst Lancashire mills focused on cotton, Scottish mills on tweed, and Cotswold mills on woollens, the mills in Yorkshire specialised in weaving worsted cloths that were unrivalled in their quality and durability. Towns such as … Continued

Hannah Freeland – Photographer

Hannah Freeland is one of the UK’s best known equestrian photographers, and has been responsible for the last four years photoshoots with Cordings. We caught up with her to find out what inspires her, how she started in the industry and why she keeps coming back to do the Cordings photoshoots. HOW DID YOU GET … Continued

How To Dress like a Duke

Style tips from Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry When it comes to classic British style, our royal gentlemen are the kings of kings, renowned and respected the world over for their sartorial savviness. From diplomatic dinners to country sporting events, the princes of the royal family can be … Continued