What to wear for Christmas

It does seem as if we are spinning a little faster this year, the whole world is rotating towards Christmas at an alarming rate and the season to be jolly is just round the corner.

With this in mind there is just enough time to order a festive outfit through our made to measure service.

Order before the end of October for delivery first week of December.

The mulled wine and cocktail parties start first, closely followed by the work events and then the neighbours do, until we can all relax with family and spend a few days in limbo before the time to make improving resolutions dawns.


Ideally you will need three new outfits, an elegant yet festive jacket or suit perhaps in one of our lighter weight merino wool designs for the soirees. It is so much more fun to change from your work wear even if you are heading straight out and everyone will greatly appreciate you turning up and adding panache to their party.

If you are in an exuberant mode then the Rizzi Check is for you, else our Admiral Byrd design will strike the balance of original creative textiles and evening wear. A classic one or two button jacket with notched lapels always looks good or you can add peak lapels or silk facings to give a more dressed up evening look.


A knock about tweed suit is what you need for Christmas day, something to enjoy putting on in the frosty morning as you take the dog for a stroll and consider if it’s too early to start popping some corks.

British wool takes some beating and our designs from the Iona Harris tweed to our Donegal tweeds will fit the bill and last for many more seasons.

Finally a really splendid coat is always important. Although the end of the year can be surprisingly warm, cold snaps can bite at any time and it’s best to be prepared. No matter what else you are wearing, putting on a beautiful coat such as one in our Donegal tweeds gives a you an instant lift.

Choose a Herringbone Donegal woven with mohair for a timeless classic or our Green Whizz strié design with a random warp design as an interesting alternative. And if you really want to knock the socks of your friends then our Orange Overdrive woven in fabulous flecked Donegal wool will do the trick.

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