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All new resident- Alembika, just in!

              Here at Shirt Sleeves we have just welcomed all new range Alembika to our family of wonderful designer brands ! Innovative, unique, vibrant, lavish, cutting edge; but that’s just what we think !  Here’s what designer Hargar Alembik has to say !… “We stay true to a changing world, fusing shapes and silhouettes with an urban flair. i use form, color and texture to create movement and vitality so you can feel comfortable in combinations that reflect personal character and mood. My goal is... Read More

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Summer Cocktail Recipes

Summer is here! Now summer is upon us and as we all we know the British weather is so unpredictable so its good to have the ability to pull something special out the bag as soon as the moment strikes. Last minute BBQ’s are part of my summer ritual and nothing goes better with a bbq in the sunshine than a ice cold cocktail. Here are a few quick recipes that anyone can wizz up in no time at all. Apple Prosecco Punch Delicious apple juice with a splash of... Read More


Refreshing Summer cocktails

                    Cool refreshment……… Summer is here at last and with it comes that chance to get outside and relax and entertain in your very own garden. Barbecues are infamously popular nowadays but what about the drinks? Cool delicious cocktails, ones to impress your friends and family with and it goes without saying to spoil yourself too, for a refreshing exciting drink to quench your thirst with that added extra naughty kick! There are lots of trendy new cocktails out there to... Read More


Have a sorbet Summer with Steilmann!

                        Our latest range to arrive at Shirt Sleeves is this lovely sorbet range ! With patterned trousers and pastel striped tops, to button collared shirts and side zip 7/8th trousers there is something in this Summer Steilmann collection for everyone!   Steilmann have chosen this lovely pale pastel pink as the base colour of the range. They have then built the ranges interest with a lovely patterned floral print. Creating tops and trousers of which you can inter-mix... Read More

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Picnic patch!

          Easy Living.   Summer is officially here, it may not feel like it most of the time but with our British climate that we are accustomed to, the days the Sun makes an appearance we must and do make the very most of it…… What better way to celebrate those sunny days than a fabulous picnic with your family and friends. Here in Nottinghamshire and just bordering Lincolnshire there are a host of beautiful places to visit and to take a delicious picnic lunch, time... Read More


Why do we all love Masai?

    When Masai first arrived with us here at Shirt Sleeves in Summer 2013 we were so excited to be part of the phenomenon ! There is such a buzz that surrounds the brand. Immediate adherence, excitement and appreciation from all who lay eyes on  Masai’s many collections! So just why is it we all love Masai so much ?? In today’s blog we are going to outline our top five reasons for adoring the brand along with some of the fabulous pieces we have had in-store this season.... Read More

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Marvellous Marble.

                  Welcome to our wonderful little round up of this seasons ‘Marvellous Marble’ collections. We pride ourselves on stocking such a wearable, great value, fashion forward, good quality brand. Two years now Marble has been living here with us at Shirt Sleeves and we hope it won’t be moving out any time soon! Below are this S/S 16 ranges and some of our favourite key pieces from each collection !   Crazy about coral!     This range is the range for... Read More


Summer desserts.

                      Delicious Summer desserts   Well Summer is finally here and what better way to celebrate these warmer days and evening than to make a delicious dessert to share with your family and friends. One of my all time favorites is Lemon and ginger cheesecake, bitter sweet…….. So lets get started :- Ingredients 125g  sugar. 2 lemons, finely sliced and zest of one with 3 tbsp of juice. 200g Digestive biscuits. 2 balls of stem ginger in syrup, drained. 75g... Read More