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A Japanese Special

The craftsmen of Japan are renowned for the level of care and attention that they apply to each task they undertake. With a rich history of manufacture, the Land of the Rising Sun is notorious…
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Nico Eyewear

  Nico Eyewear is the brainchild of Nico Thompson, the third generation in a family of opticians. The positive collision of two key elements of the optical world: surrounded by iconic vintage frames from the…
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Baracuta

The original and iconic Harrington jacket. Made in England since 1937.

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A Footwear Special

You can tell about somebody by their shoes. There isn’t much point in putting all of your focus and attention into just the clothes that you carry on your back, a good of shoes or boots and really set an outfit off to a tee.

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Tonic 276

Sometimes it can be hard to find a product of quality that focuses on doing the simple things well. While, we are very happy with the products we sell here at Tonic, we felt that we could…
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Winter Coats: The Sale Special

  Winter Coats: The Sale Special The purchase of a winter coat can be a complex transaction. If you find yourself as a permanent resident of the British Isles you could safely approach the decision…
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Tasteful Christmas Jumpers

  Tasteful Christmas Jumpers The festive phenomenon of the Christmas jumper seems to have gathered startling momentum in recent years. You can still take your seat at the Christmas dinner table without having to plump for a garish acrylic…
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Tonic Festive Icon: Home Alone

  Tonic Festive Icon: Home Alone Christmas really wouldn't be the same without sitting down to revel in the joy of watching Home Alone. This edition in our series of Tonic Icons isn't just looking…
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Shop the Look: Sam Way

Shop the Look: Sam Way A little while back we met up with Sam Way to find out what he has been up to and what he has planned for the future. We also saw it as…
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24 Bottles

  24 Bottles In our most recent email correspondence, we mentioned the range of cosmetic products that we stock here at Tonic. As important as it is to take care of your appearance, one of the…
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New Arrivals: Aspesi

  New Arrivals: Aspesi There are many different ways to describe how a brand endeavor to produce updated or modern versions of classic garments through the use of innovative materials or production methods whilst keeping…
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The Festive Grooming Gift Guide

  The Festive Grooming Gift Guide There are a few examples of when the penny drops that another year has passed and the festive season is nearly upon us. It may be the moment when you…
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Tonic Icon: Marlon Brando

Tonic Icon: Marlon Brando Marlon Brando is famed for his acting roles in films such as The Godfather (1972), The Wild One (1953), Apocalypse Now (1979) and The Last Tango In Paris (1972), an image…
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An Introduction to Sam Way

    An Introduction to Sam Way We recently spent the day strolling around Notting Hill with Sam Way, a singer-songwriter and all round gentleman before heading down to his gig at White City House. You…
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A Knitwear Special

A Knitwear Special The humble wool sweater can take many forms. It can be the perfect option to take an outfit from casual daytime garb or relaxed office wear through to a smart option for an evening engagement…
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A Winter Coat Special

A Winter Coat Special I'm sure by now you're sick and tired of us banging on about the changing of the season, the temperature dropping and the like. The annual purchase of a winter coat is…
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Hartford AW18

Hartford Like an old friend popping in for a little chat, we welcome Hartford into the building. Made using a selection of premium materials and cut to offer both style and comfort, this season’s collection…
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Corduroy Season

  Corduroy Season With the sudden drop in temperature and the brutal departure of warmer climes, there is no better material to offer you a little warmth and layering options than corduroy. Incorrectly thought to…
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The Autumn Dilemma

  The Autumn Dilemma We are without doubt entering one of our favourite times of the year. There is nothing quite like stepping out the door into the morning Autumn sun, with a slight chill in the air ready to tackle what…
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President’s

  President’s You may have seen our Journal entry this week on sustainability and how we select the products we sell and the mindset that we would like our customers to adopt. With many of the…
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Introducing: Fujito

  Introducing: Fujito It is the dawn of a new season and with that we are pleased to welcome some new brands to the Tonic stable. One of these brands is Fujito; steeped in many…
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The Autumn Edit

  The Autumn Edit It's not quite the time of the year where all of the trees have decided to shed their leaves but there is definitely a noticeable chill in the air upon leaving the…
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New Arrivals: Edwin

  New Arrivals: Edwin The arrival of Autumn has brought with it the arrival of our new bits from Edwin, very much a staple ingredient in the Tonic mix. Founded in 1947, Edwin have a long history…
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New Arrivals: Universal Works

  New Arrivals: Universal Works One of the deliveries that we most look forward to receiving at Tonic is that of Universal Works. The brainchild of David Keyte, Universal Works produce clothes that are adaptable…
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FW18: Introducing Yogi Footwear

Yogi Footwear Seeking inspiration from the moccasins of the Earth and Roots shoes of the 1970s, Yogi have been making sleek and comfortable shoes since the late 1990s. Produced by hand in Portugal using naturally-tanned leathers,…
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Summer Layering

  Summer Layering As some of you may have noticed, the searing heat of the sun has somewhat disappeared for a while to be replaced by a blanket of cloud. In the absence of the…
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SA.AL & Co

  Introducing: SA.AL & Co   Recent polls amongst some of the most esteemed lifestyle publications have ranked Vienna as one of the best cities in the world to live in. The blend of natural…
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Accessories & Grooming

  Accessories & Grooming Due to the sheer volume of impeccable clothing that we receive at Tonic, sometimes we neglect to inform you know of the other smaller items that we stock here. We offer…
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Summer Getaway Special

  Summer Getaway Special As you look out onto the scorched British landscape from the security of your air-conditioned office, apprehensive to go out into the real world and get the last bits and pieces…
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King & Tuckfield

King & Tuckfield is a fairly new brand to us at Tonic.  As fans of quality knitwear, their take on classic pieces really struck a chord with us. The blueprint for the collection comes from the…
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La Paz

  We started stocking La Paz'sclothing a few seasons back. Inspired by the Atlantic Ocean that is on their doorstep in Porto, Portugal, La Paz make clothes that are designed to get better with age. They put…
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Wimbledon Outfit Ideas

    Wimbledon Outfit Ideas There is an occasion once a year where the world's sporting attention turns to SW19. The oldest tennis tournament has cast many stylish players onto our screens and into our psyche such…
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Summer Shirts

  Summer Shirts For the time being, the sun has decided to stick around bathe us in its warmth and allow us a little more time to maybe sit outside for more than an hour…
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Bailey Hats

  New Delivery: Bailey Hats In 1922, in Los Angeles, California, George S. Bailey gave his name to the Bailey Hat Company. Identifying the stylistic wants and needs his hats became renowned for their quality,…
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Summer Jackets

  Summer Jackets As hard as it is to believe, British Summer Time seems to have arrived on our doorsteps. Though it may be nice to indulge ourselves and soak in the Vitamin D that…
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President's

  New Delivery: President's The Tuscan region of Italy is famed for its rich cultural heritage, wealth of edible delicacies and the birthplace of the Renaissance. There is also a rich industrial history in the region…
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Hartford

  New Delivery: Hartford Fresh off the plane from Paris we have a new batch of delivery from one of our Tonic favourites. As you probably know by now, Hartford is a classic, American-inspired brand…
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Millican

  New Delivery: Millican Situated at the foot of Skiddaw, near Keswick in the picturesque setting of the Lake District, you will find the team behind Millican bags. Inspired by the exploits of Millican Dalton, the…
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Colorful Standard

  New Delivery: Colorful Standard It is becoming increasingly important to think about where the products that we purchase come from, their impact on the environment and how we can limit that. One brand that aims…
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Kestin Hare

  Kestin Hare is a Scottish designer that makes clothes ready for everyday life whose clothes first arrived on our doorstep last season. Much like the ethos behind brands such as Universal Works, he took inspiration…
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The Office Social Event

Outfit Ideas: The Office Social Event There always comes that occasion where the beckoning arrives for the after work social event, whether it be a few quiet drinks down the local pub or a sit-down…
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John Smedley

  The world was a very different place in 1784, though in Lea Mills in Derbyshire one man was setting up what would become the world’s first manufacturing factory. Originally producing fabrics such as muslin and…
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Jackman

  New Delivery: Jackman Introducing Jackman, a little known Japanese brand to the Tonic faithful. Founded in 1949, a baseball obsessed Mitsugu Tanabe quit his job to set up Tanabe Meriyasu, a small manufacturing operation with three weft…
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La Paz

  La Paz Not to be confused with the Bolivian city that it takes its name from, La Paz is a fairly new clothing brand based out of Porto in Portugal. The main inspiration behind…
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Edwin

  There are few denim brands that have raised the bar as consistently as Edwin. Founded in Japan in 1947, Mr Tsunemi initially began importing American jeans due to the lack of denim manufacturing . Disappointed with…
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Astorflex

  La scarpa buona. There isn’t much more to say than that really. For the uninitiated amongst you, it simply means: the good shoe, and here’s why: There are very few brands that can offer…
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Universal Works

New Delivery: Universal Works The coat hook of a baker’s house in Tamworth may not seem the likely place to inspire a thriving menswear brand, but the nostalgic memories of David Keyte’s upbringing formed the blueprint…
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Aspesi

  In 1969 Alberto Aspesi established the Aspesi brand in Legnano, Italy.  He shared a similar approach to many other Italian designers and luminaries of the time, executing classic shapes in new and innovative fabrics. He started his career…
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King & Tuckfield

    Introducing: King & Tuckfield Like many of the brands that stock the shelves at Tonic, Stacey Wood of King & Tuckfield takes inspiration from the colourful stories of her snappily dressed grandparents. Much…
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Vetra

Introducing: Vetra We are proud to welcome the timeless works of Vetra onto the Tonic rails. Established in Paris in 1927, Vetra make hardy wares suitable for everyday use. The name Vetra stems from the abbreviation of VETements…
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