December 2014


Baby, it’s cold outside!

                    This winter has been a mild one for sure ! But with temperatures set to plummet this week we may just get that white Christmas we’re all dreaming of after all! So, the cold weather is about to bite and we only think it’s fair that we give you a line up of our best winter warmers here at Shirt Sleeves. Whether it be a cardigan, coat or jacket we have the best selection that you’re sure to fall in... Read More


Are you ready for the party season?

                    Looking great for Christmas Now that the Christmas party season is nearly upon us we can really branch out and wear those special pieces that make us feel fabulous. If you are struggling to find the perfect party dress here is a bit of inspiration. As we all know celebrity fashion plays a big part in life and it is were I tend to get most of my inspiration, so here are a few ideas on how to get our... Read More


What will we be wearing this Christmas jumper day ?

                This year here at Shirt Sleeves we are proud to be taking part in the Save the Children #XMASJUMPERDAY ! This event is set to take place this Friday the 12th December and is set to raise funds that will help contribute towards the great work of Save the Children. This Friday and Saturday we will all be trying to “Make the world better with a sweater.” by styling our very own sweaters in the shop as well as donating to the... Read More


Why should you shop locally ?

                    We all like the convenience of a supermarket, granted. But one must pause for a second and ask themselves what about the little guys ? Over recent years many of us have become all to familiar with the convenience of supermarket shopping and the ‘everything under one roof’ cliche. However, it is here and now small businesses and independents are ready to make a change. We are coming together to enforce the shop local culture and hope you are there... Read More


Reasons why we drink mulled wine.

                  Mulled wine week at Shirt Sleeves. It has been tradition at Shirt Sleeves for many years to have mulled wine and mince pies served in our store to our customers on the first week in December. So I thought it would be interesting to do some research on the history of mulled wine. There’s nothing like a warm glass of mulled wine on those cold winter nights to get you into the Christmas spirit. This warm spiced drink is a traditional... Read More