Real Clothing Blog

Christmas Late Night

Join in the festive fun tonight from 5pm until 8pm in Southwell. Enjoy stress free Christmas shopping ,carol singing ,Prosecco,mince pies and lots of fun and frivolity. Visit us here at real clothing for help choosing Christmas presents ( or buying for yourself!) We’ve got some great ideas for gifts,from waterproof bags and backpacks by Rains,Organic cotton sweats from Colourful Standard,Boot socks by Anonymous ism of Tokyo and the biggest range of slippers we’ve ever had by Loake,Gurus,Birkenstock and Barbour. we look forward to seeing you tonight ! Team Real

Christmas deliveries

We can’t believe it’s that time of year again!  Where has the year gone?. It only seems like a few weeks since we basked in the long hot summer and spent months in shorts and T-shirts and yet here we are, a month away from Christmas day…we’re cranking up the heating to ward off the cold  days and eating stews and soups instead of salads and sandwiches. Here at real clothing HQ we have been receiving deliveries of winter stock daily,  from some of our top brands like Polo Ralph... Read More

Parka Coats, Keep Warm This Winter

The ground is cold murky mud, your boots are covered, caked in this putrid mess. The rain continues to fall as it has for the last thirty days. You are isolated from everyone else, a fur edged view of the fields your only picture. You feel warm and dry, despite the harsh conditions of the outside world. Your hands buried deep inside your pockets you can feel the soft pocket liner brushing against the back of your hands, your fingers clenched tight. Your body is cocooned, held close and comforting,... Read More

Elvine, Sales Reps & Vision

So in walks the Elvine sales representative, dressed to the max in as trendy an outfit as possible, with obligatory super trendy beard. If you have neither seen or met a fashion sales representative then there are many things you should know. The following information does not correspond with all fashion sales reps. but usually those associated with the newest or most cutting edge brands, for instance our Man Matt from ‘Elvine’ sports tight jeans stopping above the ankle, a bright yellow fisherman’s rubberised rain coat, a knitted beanie hat... Read More

Buck Rogers, Lycra & Denim

Why was Buck Rogers so fantastic all those years ago, when Gil Gerard was cool, Wilma Dearing was sexy and Tweeki was the pal I always wanted. (Bidi bidi bidi…..what’s up Buck) Today we have nothing that makes me yearn for Saturday night tv. X-factor, Strictly this and dancing on that, where has all the imagination gone we used to have. The shiny tight Lycra that Wilma Dearing used to wear is back on the high street in the form of black tight Lycra jeans, I seem to remember Rod... Read More

Footwear and Fashion

So the party season is upon us, my brown polyester Safari suit is hung and my cream Cuban Heels are clean and shiny, who ever said that fashion goes round in circles, I don’t know but how long will it be until many items in my wardrobe come back into fashion. One thing that seems to be set in stone on the fashion front for a long time yet is the tan leather brogue. One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind, if only Neil Armstrong and the... Read More

Investigating Mens Fashion – A brief viewpoint

Introducing the Investigation into men’s fashion. Whether you know it or not we are all invited into the world of men’s fashion every time we open our eyes, if you venture to your local boozer and see the towns minor celebrities dressed to the nines in Ralph Lauren or Gucci, ray-ban sunglasses on indoors, or if you are like me, your wife could force you to watch the x-factor every Saturday night, even then you find yourself looking at Robbie Williams performing in a Naval heavy double breasted pea coat... Read More

Edwin jeans

Ever felt the sudden urge for real quality, ever felt like impersonating one of those Dragons on tv and actually fulfilling a niggling problem that wont go Well here’s someone that has, the real clothing crew wish to introduce Mr Tsunemi. Rearrange the words of DENIM and flip the ‘ M’ and you cleverly get the word EDWIN. Got the drift of what we’re delivering you here..Denim Edwin has fast become the connoisseur ‘s choice of jean. The no 1 jean brand in Japan, taking pride in hand dyeing... Read More

Universal Works

New Years resolutions, remember them? Oh yes, the faint memories that are waning in the past I hear you say. Eight weeks into 2012, feel-good food fills the supermarket trolley, comfort food is king again and a sweet local delicacy  graces Real Clothing.. And I don’t mean a ham cob, me duck.Our grizzly-faced management team have been frothing at the mouth at Universal Works, the Nottinghamshire based company with roots that began with  Paul Smith, yes another brand with a Nottinghamshire pedigree. Functionality, fit and design seep proudly from this brand... Read More

Berlin Rocks!

Our buyers have just visited one of the biggest fashion shows in the world – Bread and Butter, in Berlin. Bread and Butter showcases some of the top designer and streetwear brands of the moment. We are currently travelling far and wide to find hot new brands and trends to compliment our brand mix at For this Spring for men we are adding Superga shoes, the Nottingham brand Universal Works, Luke 1977, Edwin Jeans and Weekender Offender. For women we are adding Superga shoes, Havianas flip-flops, Hilfiger Denim, Lyle... Read More