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Lockdown Fashion

When comfort is king – but we still want to dream – the Dock’s independent retailers have a few ideas up their sleeve.

If you’re missing the unique offers of the Dock’s shops, you can still support your favourite Dock-side independents by snapping up a treat from their online stores. Both Lost Soles and Leather Satchel are still dispatching via their websites, if a spot of retail therapy is exactly what you’re looking for.

The practical choice

Lost Soles specialises in the sort of streetwear that makes us all feel at home – cosy hoodies, comfy utility pants and luxe trackies are perfect for lockdown. Can you even remember when you last wore jeans? Whether you’re working from home, chilling with Netflix, doing some back yard exercise or planning a barby in the sunshine, this is a look that’ll take you from dawn to dusk.

Our top picks

We love the luxury tracksuit in navy and are planning on snapping up some sale items too, like this red dragon Ikebana t-shirt, which works as spring moves into summer.

There’s even a range of brightly-patterned swimming shorts – perfect for pretending that your back yard is the beach. We like these cobalt blue ones.

The dreamy choice

A bag from Leather Satchel is an investment for the long term. This Liverpool-based business has already been around for over 50 years, and still repairs some of the first bags it ever made, to get them back into tip top condition.

The rainbow of coloured leather to choose from never fails to brighten our day. We’ve spent a lot of time recently thinking what we’d like to do when life starts to get back to ‘normal’, and a couple of Leather Satchel bags will definitely be coming along for the ride.

Our top picks

This sporran, in classic grey, goes with every outfit prefect for a trip to the shops or a night on the tiles.


And the portrait tote fits a laptop perfectly, for heading back to the office. We’re planning to personalise it with a classic monogram – you can choose from blind (the same colour as your leather), or silver or gold leaf, to mark the occasion.

Have a look online for more ideas. You’ve got plenty of time to shop now for birthdays coming up on the calendar, or add to your own wish list.