Connected Living in Northamptonshire & the Surrounding Area

Fashion

Northamptonshire Through & Through – Crown Shoes

Northamptonshire Through & Through – Crown Shoes

Under the guidance of the Woodford family, Crown Northampton have been hand crafting high quality boots and shoes since 1908. Over 100 years (and 5 generations) later the company is still going producing all their men’s and women’s shoes by hand in central Northampton.We were […]

Northampton Shoe Factories and Shops

Northampton Shoe Factories and Shops

This month we’re celebrating Northamptonshire’s glorious, diverse and long (long) standing Shoe & Boot Heritage. To kick off, check out our cheeky little map of all the Factory’s in the region!    Alfred Sargent Address: Portland Road, Rushden, NN10 0DQ Website: www.alfredsargent.co.uk Is there a […]

Sense & Sustainability – How Sustainable is your Wardrobe? | Lesley Clarke

Sense & Sustainability – How Sustainable is your Wardrobe? | Lesley Clarke

It’s the beginning of August, the sales are all but over and ‘pre-Fall’ is creeping into the shops. And we’ve still got the best of the summer to come! So what’s your wardrobe looking like? Tempted by the new seasons offerings to give it an […]

Monpe Trousers – Is this Japanese Mid-Century Staple the Perfect Mum Pants?

Monpe Trousers – Is this Japanese Mid-Century Staple the Perfect Mum Pants?

Never heard of Monpe trousers? Me neither until a year ago I stumbled across them via Shepherds London – these guys are the exclusive UK seller of Kurume Kasuri Monpe Trousers). What are Monpe Trousers? For want of comparison, the Monpe trousers are the equivalent […]

6 Tips to Creating a More Sustainable Capsule Wardrobe

6 Tips to Creating a More Sustainable Capsule Wardrobe

    1. Love the Clothes You Already Own. Read the care label. Don’t be tempted to put hand wash only items on a cold wash or bundle in colours with darks to save time. Use wooden hangers for clothes that are easily stretched and […]