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  • Get Cosy With Brakeburn Clothing

    Fans of Brakeburn will know that this is a fashion brand that represents an active outdoor lifestyle - with a stylish edge. To those unfamiliar with Brakeburn clothing, they are at the heart of fine quality clothing and accessories for men and women who enjoy well made products that they can rely on, time and again. At Potters of Buxton, we’re taking a look at the British clothing brand and exploring their fantastic clothing and accessories collections that are  available on site and in store.

    Where it all began

    As a lifestyle brand, Brakeburn had humble beginnings and they have moved with the times to produce more and more clothes for men and women to enjoy. The Brakeburn clothing items are created to work alongside your lifestyle. Established by Nick Jackson in London, Brakeburn was started in boardsport surroundings which added an adventure theme to the outcome of the Brakeburn ethos. As a lover of surfing, mountain biking, sailing and hiking, the owner of Brakeburn sought to provide an outlet for his passions of outdoor activities and fashion that would benefit other like-minded individuals. With careful attention to detail, and an ever lingering eye on current trends, Brakeburn clothing aims to deliver reliable clothing that caters for all styles and lifestyles.

    Women’s fashion by Brakeburn

    We stock a great range of ladies clothing by Brakeburn here at Potters of Buxton. For those long walks in the country or days when you’re simply running errands outside, we recommend a reliable yet stylish coat from Brakeburn. Their classic khaki parka coat is on hand to bring an extra layer to your outfit with it’s pure coated cotton fabric for that essential waterproof element. A timeless women’s coat option, this Brakeburn parka has a hood with lining and neutral coloured pull cords, plus two front pockets to hold essentials while you’re out and about. Mix it up with the insulated parka in a feminine printed pattern that ticks all of the boxes for the style conscious, whilst keeping you warm and dry! This long form ladies jacket has a padded lining for those cooler days, whilst the design details of a pretty floral print keep the look appealing and on trend. Stave off those pesky showers with the button up Mac coat from Brakeburn which comes in a lovely bird blossom print. A simple mac style jacket, it works perfectly over a jumper and jeans to complete a daytime look.

    There are many ladies tops from Brakeburn to take advantage of, no matter what your preferred style. For a timeless fashion look, we love the check shirts for women in pure cotton flannel fabric with a rounded collar and relaxed fit, ideal for layering open over a t-shirt or wearing buttoned up. There are different colourways of check flannel shirts, and various size checks to choose from. Another wardrobe staple is the striped long sleeve t-shirt from Brakeburn which is a great Breton inspired piece which can be worn alone or with knitwear for a fabulous weekend outfit.

    Spruce up your t-shirt collection with a Brakeburn t-shirt with various motifs on offer in the Brakeburn clothing for women range. The super soft cotton marl t-shirt with embroidered bike and ‘Life is a beautiful ride’ signature is a cute casual t-shirt that boosts the usual white t-shirt into something more unique. Embrace colour with the women’s Brakeburn t-shirt in blue with feminine pink blossom pattern in a flattering round neck and short sleeve design. Team with jeans, a cardigan, and finish with a pair of boots for an easy winter time look.

    The collection of Brakeburn ladies dresses would also make an excellent addition to any wardrobe that is in need of some flattering, casual dresses. Long sleeved or three quarter length sleeve dresses in floral or polka dot print are a timeless dress option for women who like to feel comfortable without compromising on style.

    Brakeburn accessories

    At Potters of Buxton we have a wide selection of Brakeburn accessories, including scarves, hats, wallets and bags for women. Wintertime fashion is covered with the cosy Brakeburn scarves and hats, with a snowflake fair isle design gracing a lovely beanie hat and matching snood in blue and pink. There’s also a chunky cable knit scarf in grey which will go with every winter coat due to its versatile, easy to style colour!  

    You’re bound to find the perfect bag for you within the range of Brakeburn bags, from holdalls suitable for weekends away to small saddle bags for everyday wear. Brakeburn wash bags are also convenient for getaways and come in wonderful patterns including whimsical sailing boats and burgundy flowers. The Brakeburn tote bags and shopper bags are ideal for a day of shopping, and their prints will make them a fashionable yet practical daytime bag to wear. Animal lovers will no doubt fall in love with the deer and sausage dog design patterns on the bags and we have plain options for those who prefer a classic finish to their accessories.

    Our range of Brakeburn bags and accessories are also ideal gifts for women to celebrate birthdays and Christmases. Treat the lady in your life to a Brakeburn wallet or wash bag as a lovely present that she will enjoy using everyday!

    Browse the full Brakeburn collection here at Potters of Buxton for women’s clothing and accessories from an British clothing brand. Don’t forget, we offer free tracked UK delivery and returns with every order!

  • Potters of Buxton Christmas Gift Guide

    The festive season has truly begun and many of us are rushing to complete our Christmas shopping ahead of the big day. From luxury gifts to small stocking fillers, there’s a whole world of choice when it comes to Christmas presents at Potters of Buxton. We’ve put together our definitive Christmas gift guide for men and women to help you with your last minute gifts.

     

    Our complete Christmas gifts department offers a whole host of stylish options to treat your other half or family member to this year. Carefully curated to suit all tastes, we hope that you will find some festive inspiration from our gift guide!

     

    Christmas Gifts For Her

    When it comes to buying Christmas gifts for women, there’s many aspects of her life that you can use for gift inspiration. If she adores her luxury beauty products, treat her to her favourite beauty brands, and if she loves shopping for clothes (who doesn’t?) then add to her wardrobe with some new fashionable accessories. We have some excellent women’s accessories here at Potters of Buxton that will appeal to all tastes.

     

    ‘Tis the season to wrap up and get cosy, so why not treat the lady in your life to a super soft scarf? Our women’s scarves range deliver some fabulous patterned scarf possibilities, from on trend Breton stripes to pretty floral shawls that she can wear around her shoulders for a casual, yet put together look. Playful winter pom poms are a wonderful festive addition to our women’s scarves from Dents, whilst the block colour design keeps it in tune with current trends. Cable knit scarves are ideal to snuggle up in against the cold and the fashionable scarf options will mean that with every wear she can feel well presented.

    Christmas gifts for mums can be notoriously difficult to decide on, but if one thing is certain it’s the fact that a good, chic pair of gloves will see her through the winter season in impeccable style. In our women’s gloves range there are some sophisticated suede gloves with strap detail that will add a touch of class to any outdoor outfit. Available in navy or sage colours, she will also be able to easily coordinate with her scarf and hat choices. We also stock some classic women’s leather gloves in a vast array of different colours, from antique rose to dark green and even bright red! Leather gloves are a classic gift option for women, and the supple, premium leather finish will be perfect for ladies who enjoy their accessories. Another practical gift is an umbrella which can look in keeping with her style whilst providing that all important shelter from the elements!

    Continuing the cosy theme, another Christmas gift for women that will no doubt go down a storm is a pair of lovely socks. Not only do we have everyday women’s socks, but our chunky Seasalt Cottage house socks are perfect for warming cold feet up at night. The beautifully thick wool rich blend in a cable knit design and fluffy turnovers complete with non-slip dots mean that these socks can also be worn as house slippers. For everyday wear, we also stock some fabulous patterned sock gift sets that would be ideal gifts for women who like to keep their socks on trend every day of the week.

     

    Christmas Gifts For Him

    Whether you’re searching for a gift for your dad, partner, brother or male friend, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to buying Christmas gifts for men. It’s often good to consider what items men would be less likely to buy for themselves during the year, and treat them at Christmas! A luxury dressing gown can be just the thing he didn’t know he wanted, and our collection of men’s dressing gowns from Bown of London are available in multi coloured stripes or rich claret design, perfect for those chilly nights.

    Without a doubt, a classic men’s Christmas gift is a good pair of socks. A great selection box of socks from Seasalt will provide him with some stylish sock options for an entire week, and the soft bamboo cotton mix ensures that they are a joy to wear. Opt for the nautical stripes for a timeless options or go for a mix of different patterns to mix it up. Fluffy socks will also be a welcome gift for him this year, so treat him to some Breton striped fluffy socks that he can add to his favourite loungewear collection. Created using recycled bottles, these environmentally friendly socks are available in plenty of eye catching designs for a fun look.

    Not one to be kept in by the chilly weather, the man in your life will really benefit from a good pair of gloves this Christmas. Our men’s gloves collection incorporates many different designs so that you’re bound to find one to suit him perfectly. Timeless leather gloves for men will work wonders for his outerwear style, whilst the crochet knitted back driving gloves from Dents Lancaster are ideal for those cold drives. The warm outdoor suede gloves for men are easy to team with a stylish jacket or coat due to their versatile colours of brown and oatmeal. A pair of designer gloves is a wonderful Christmas gift idea for men - and ideal for that family Christmas day walk.

    We hope that our Christmas gift guide has provided some much needed food for thought when it comes to your Christmas shopping quest. Be sure to take a look at our Christmas gift departments that caters to all budgets to find some truly excellent presents for your loved ones from Potters of Buxton.

  • Designer Spotlight: Björn Borg Underwear

    The Swedish clothing brand Björn Borg, aptly named after the infamous tennis legend, is an established brand that thrives within the underwear industry. Recognised for changing the history of men’s underwear, alongside a little grand slam help from the legend himself, Björn Borg is synonymous with creating fresh and innovative designs all across Europe.

    A Brief History

    During his prime, Björn Borg was the embodiment of both style and finesse. Men wanted to be him; women wanted to be with him. Throughout the decades, Borg’s legacy has continued, as the Björn Borg underwear range represents the notorious Borg style within a contemporary brand.

    Borg’s iconic, rock-star image and rebellious demeanour was the inspiration behind their eye-catching products, in particular, their underwear. Björn Borg was a rebel both on and off the court, and he transformed the stereotypical image of tennis players during that time. His long hair and iconic headband had not previously been seen within the tennis world, and it was this rebellion which sparked the influence behind their brand. This remains part of their heritage today, as they continue to create daring, sexy underwear but with a unique, sporty twist.

    Finding the right pair to suit your Lifestyle

    At Potters of Buxton, we understand that most men don’t put a huge amount of effort or research into buying new underwear. Just because not everyone can see your underwear doesn’t make it any less important. Your thoughts aren’t visible either, but they’re still important. For this reason, we have come up with a useful guide on how Björn Borg underwear can be adapted to suit your unique lifestyle and implemented into your daily wardrobe essentials. Björn Borg takes pride in combining comfort with functionality, and their signature bold prints push away from traditional, everyday styles of underwear.

    Determine your preferred materials

    Firstly, it’s important to establish what type of material you prefer when it comes to your underwear. Björn Borg create underwear in a large selection of materials to meet your individual needs. At Potters of Buxton, we believe that finding comfort should be your first priority; that’s why the majority of Björn Borg underwear that we supply is created using a suitable blend of cotton and elastane, allowing for high levels of stretch and comfort. Choose a fabric that you know suits your body shape and skin type; one that provides maximum enjoyment and won’t irritate your skin.

    Consider your environment

    The surroundings in which you wear your underwear is an aspect not to be overlooked. For instance, if you live in the countryside and frequently enjoy winter walks, it might be an idea to invest in underwear created with sleek materials, such as wool or lycra, as they will naturally thermalise your body, providing you with extra insulation and comfort. Similarly, you should opt for tighter fitting boxers during the colder months to provide additional warmth. If you’re lucky enough to be escaping to a hot country this winter, we would suggest choosing underwear that uses a light cotton, rather than polyester or nylon, as an increase in heat and friction can encourage skin irritation.

    Your daily goals

    If you’re channelling your inner tennis player, Björn Borg underwear is an ideal solution. Designed for athletes, our Björn Borg performance range is created with flat seams to prevent abrasion and cotton rich fabric to smoothly move alongside you; providing you with a tighter fit to maximise performance and help you smash your goals. Björn Borg performance wear will also absorb any excess sweat and moisture that may occur throughout your sporting endeavours. If your underwear is for work or leisure, opt for cotton fabric in a looser fitting style to provide all-day comfort.

    Be Confident

    When it comes to underwear, choose colours and patterns that reflect your personality and make you feel good about yourself. Opting for a fit and style that will accentuate your lower body is a sure fire way to boost your personal satisfaction and overall body confidence. Björn Borg have huge selection of underwear in bold and exciting colours to give you added style points and transform your everyday essentials.

    At Potters of Buxton, we also supply an exciting assortment of Björn Borg patterned socks; helping you add those finishing touches and elevate your unique look.

    Our Top Picks

    Take sneak peek at the exciting range of affordable Björn Borg underwear we have to offer at Potters of Buxton.

    Alternatively, why not browse the whole collection of Björn Borg underwear we have available from Potters of Buxton?

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