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Welcome to the Shirt Dept. – Barbour Shirting

Focusing on Barbour’s iconic Tartan heritage, this season’s Barbour Shirt Department collection reinforces this history through timeless designs and traditional colourways. Split across five categories of tartan, smart casual, plains, rugged casuals and winter casuals, the range presents seasonal shirt styles perfect for every occasion. We’ve curated a collection of Barbour Shirting stocked at Michael Stewart Menswear with focus on a lovely selection of smart plain shirts and bold tartan, including the ever popular Tartan 4 shirt. Adaptable for smart and causal wear, these shirts need to be your wardrobe... Read More

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The Barbour Union Jack – 10 Years of an Icon

The Barbour International Union Jack Jacket has been a staple of Michael Stewart’s Barbour collection for a decade now. It’s longevity and ability to withstand any passing fashion trend is down to a few factors. The jacket is undeniably a timeless classic. With a waist belt, angled map pocket to the chest with the embroidered flag patch and high neck line, this jacket shows off it’s motorcycling heritage and utilitarian styling. Made from a medium weight 6oz waxed cotton the jacket provides fantastic protection against the elements without being too... Read More


Fred Perry – Tip Top Tipping

A true British icon, the laurel wreath is synonymous with tennis and youth subcultures. But how did it come about? Everyone knows about Fred Perry’s Tennis career, but it was a collaboration with an Aussie football player, Tibby Wegner, who together developed sweat bands. This eventually lead to manufacturing clothing, specifically a polo shirt made from a knitted cotton pique with a buttoned placket and short sleeves. Initially launched at Wimbledon in 1952, a legendary garment was born and an instant success came with it. Classic Fred Perry That iconic... Read More


Fila Vintage – Fashion Forward with a Retro Twist

A historic brand with its roots set in early 1900’s Italy, the FILA we came to know and love today was formed in the 70’s via a sponsorship deal with tennis legend – Björn Borg. This deal put Fila centre stage (or court for that matter) in the world of sportswear. A new addition to our brand line-up at Michael Stewart, this range takes inspiration from shapes, fits, bold stripes and block colours from 70’s & 80’s sportswear. We want to give you a quick insight into the collection of... Read More


Father’s Day 2020 – Gift Guide.

We’ve come to that time of year again, Father’s Day! A day to celebrate the main guy in your life. Now we understand that he’s already been given the greatest gift of life, the years of endless love you have given has no bounds but maybe a little gift might be nice too.  Now, gift giving to dads can be difficult, they don’t want for anything or they just buy it themselves, so you sometimes have to get creative. This is where we come in. We’ve compiled a list of... Read More

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All About Tommy.

Founded in 1985, the namesake brand, Tommy Hilfiger was started in Manhattan, New York with a single menswear collection. The brand has since gone on to be one of the leading fashion brands in the world today. Known for their cool, classic all American preppy style, they continue to think of new ways to push the envelope and give their consumers the best quality, styling and value. And for Tommy himself? He’s still at his namesake company as the Principal designer, helping with leadership and the design process for their... Read More

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Brand Focus – Paul & Shark

One of the finest fashion houses to come out of Italy, we’ve had the pleasure of stocking Paul & Shark for the last few years and it has fast become one of our best sellers and for good reason, made with the best Italian fabrics with that Italian elegance and style people desire. Their Heritage  The brand was founded in 1975 by the Dini family,  the inspiration for the name came when Paolo Dini’s eldest son, Gian, found himself working in a small sailmaker workshop during a trip to Maine.... Read More


What to wear this spring.

Are you needing a whole new spring wardrobe or do you just need to add in a few key pieces to round out your perfect collection? Well, we are here to help.  Why stick to the trends? Every year, every season, a new list of ‘in’ colours comes out, some are around for one season and then that’s it, it isn’t trendy anymore. So why spend your money on them?  Trends are great for those of you that struggle with colour and new designs but it isn’t to say you... Read More


Brand focus – Barbour.

Barbour is one of our best selling brands and there’s a reason for it. With its timeless classics and fashion up to date collections, there’s something for everyone with this brand. Their Heritage  Founded in 1894 by John Barbour in South Shields in the North of England, the fifth generation brand has stayed true to its roots and is still located there today. From launching their first mail order catalog in 1908 to 1934 when they introduced their first motorcycle collection. The company went from strength to strength in the... Read More


6 things to do during a lock-down.

We know staying in most of the day is hard for a lot of you. You like adventure, travel or a day out on the bike with friends. We thought we’d come up with a little list of things that you can do to lift your spirits a little while we are in this lock-down. Finish those DIY jobs! I bet there are so many of you have said you would do the jobs around the house when you ‘had more time’ well here it is, the time you needed!... Read More