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Steve Bate MBE

Steve our local Paralympic Gold Medalist called round to pick up a 1485 Wool Jacket this week. As a professional cyclist he spends most of his time in Lycra. Luckily he has the physique to get away with it, unlike many of the specimens out there on the public roads! When he’s not dressed like […]

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All around the world

Like Lisa Stansfield (who brant’s dad bumped into in CoOp the other day), HebTroCo products are all around the world. This week we’ve been sent photos from some exciting locations. We love hearing from our customers and even if you’re in Doncaster, please send us photos of what you’re up to in your trousers, jackets, […]

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Hand Made

100 new Garrison belt buckle blanks have been delivered from the water jet cutters in Chesterfield. High tech industrial process combines with individual craft to make something that’s more than the sum of its parts. Using one of these and a British veg tanned bridle leather hide, Tommy gets to work on making our belts. Each […]

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Work in Progress

We currently have 200 pairs of moleskin trousers in production to restock our shelves for the winter. They’ll be with us in the first week of December. Remember though, our trousers are not just for Christmas! We recently met a customer who was wearing a pair of original 177s from early 2016 and they still […]

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In search of trousers

Most people would just go shopping. Luckily there are other people who can turn a trip to get a pair of trousers into an adventure. We received the following email from Steve. I got a HebTroCo gift voucher as a present. The folk that got me the voucher and I fancy cycling over from Ilkley […]

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History

As we approach the third birthday of HebTroCo it’s starting to feel like we have some history. After all, just three years ago, these were the actual trousers that we wore all the time. We loved wearing jeans and had been wearing them since watching cowboy films as kids in the 1970s. Jeans were cool and […]

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Moleskin season is here

Leaves are falling and the wind is whistling around your legs. Rain is forecast and the cold days are coming. It’s time to pull on your moleskins. What is moleskin? A luxurious 100% cotton fabric with a brushed surface that’s warm and hardwearing. It’s not made of moles stupid! It just has a similar feel. […]

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Don’t call it a mix tape

It used to be a mix tape. Now it’s a playlist. Don’t worry, the same level of egotism, passion and one-upmanship has gone into this, as it would have in making a tape to give to a prospective friend or sexual partner. So just be chuffed to get what you get OK. This is the […]

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Wool Jacket spotted in the skatepark

“1485 Wool Jacket – essential for the older, discerning skateboarder” was the message we got from our pal the portrait painter Alan Coulson, along with this clip of him showing some style in the skatepark. We love receiving photos and videos from customers in their HebTroCo clobber. Keep them coming.

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The Sons

We’ve got lots of kids. Part of the reason for setting up HebTroCo was to allow us to be able to pick some of them up from school. Our daughters have occasionally been put to work taking photos, counting stock or sorting through postal receipts to find lost tracking details. When we were based in […]

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