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    Boat Floaters: August 2021

    Boat Floaters: August 2021
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    Every month we hand the blog over to our playlister-in-chief Ollie, to tell you all about this month's musical picks. Read on to listen, find out more, and enjoy

    Meet Bernard Recommends: South East London clubs

    Meet Bernard Recommends: South East London clubs
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    After some quite frankly gruelling months, the welcome news that clubs are finally back open has come as a relief to London's nightlife lovers. Our hospitality industry has taken a...

    Meet Bernard loves: Japanese Style

    Meet Bernard loves: Japanese Style
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    At Meet Bernard, we take on an eclectic range of influences from around the world in our collections, and one of our longest-standing fashion love affairs is with Japanese style....

    Meet Bernard's Pick of the Menswear Sale

    Meet Bernard's Pick of the Menswear Sale
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    It's the last weekend of lockdown, and what better way to mark the occasion than to fill your wardrobe with fresh new styles for Freedom Day? We know rummaging through...

    Meet Bernard's Pick of the Womenswear Sale

    Meet Bernard's Pick of the Womenswear Sale
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    Whether you love or loathe sales shopping, one thing's for sure: we all love a bargain. But since we know that battling your way through the sales racks isn't for...

    Boat Floaters: July 2021

    Boat Floaters: July 2021
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    July’s Boat Floaters selection – a 34-song beach buffet, sliced and diced for Meet Bernard’s beautiful people to gorge on – playfully splashes around in the shallows before diving into the deeper holiday vibes.

    What to wear: back to the office edition

    What to wear: back to the office edition
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    Whether you’re raring to head back to the communal desk space, or would rather stay working from your dining table full-time one fact remains: you’re going to need to dress for the occasion.

    How to keep your indoor style going outdoors

    How to keep your indoor style going outdoors
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    We’re looking for inventive new ways to bring our comfy at-home style outdoors with us as lockdown lifts. And no: we won’t just be heading out in our coffee-stained sweatshirts. We’re talking great new styles that look effortlessly on-trend, but feel just as comfy as the scruffier pieces we might have grown accustomed to in the privacy of the pandemic.

    How we’re dressing for a post-Covid wedding

    How we’re dressing for a post-Covid wedding
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    This summer more than ever, we want our look to be on point – not just to showcase our style to those who may have forgotten what we look like since last year. But to ensure that we feel great, too.

    Boat Floaters: June 2021

    Boat Floaters: June 2021
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    Every month we hand over the blog over to our playlister-in-chief Ollie, to tell you all about this month's musical picks. Read on to listen to his picks, find out more about what makes them so great, and enjoy the musical selection.

    Meet Bernard’s 2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide

    Meet Bernard’s 2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide
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    We don’t want to get cheesy about it, but we reckon dads don’t get spoiled enough, so if you’re gift-buying for someone special this June, we’ve put together this easy gift guide to help you out.

    Meet Bernard is getting bigger...

    Meet Bernard is getting bigger...
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    Something you might have noticed about Meet Bernard is that we love South East London... So it’s with great excitement that we are able to announce our third store opening: a womenswear pop-up in East Dulwich’s buzzing Lordship Lane.

    MB Recommends: South East London’s restaurants part II

    MB Recommends: South East London’s restaurants part II
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    Welcome to the second instalment of Meet Bernard's guide to the best restaurants in South East London... Last time we covered everything from sushi to to masala to pub grub, but there's so much more to love to share in the South London food scene. So without further ado, let’s tuck in. 

    MB Recommends: South East London’s restaurants

    MB Recommends: South East London’s restaurants
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    The Great Escape is well and truly here. And if there’s one thing we’ve missed over lockdown is being taken care of in some of South East London’s best restaurants. 

    Boat Floaters: May 2021

    Boat Floaters: May 2021
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    Every month we hand over the blog over to our playlister-in-chief Ollie, to tell you all about this month's musical picks.  Read on to listen, find out more, and enjoy. ___________________________________________  ...

    Meet... TSPTR

    Meet... TSPTR
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    We love a statement tee. TSPTR, a new kid on the block here at Meet Bernard, take the 'statement' part literally: they have a passion for clothes with meaning

    MB Recommends: South London's Pubs

    MB Recommends: South London's Pubs
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    After a long, long winter of hibernation, our beloved pubs have opened their gardens again. Say what you will, but pubs are an essential part of our local economy and vibrancy,...

    MB Introduces: Fresh From New York

    MB Introduces: Fresh From New York
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    New York City has always fascinated us: from high-rise opulence to downtown hipster-chic, there’s a slice of the Big Apple for everyone. As America’s original melting pot, New York shows...

    Boat Floaters: April 2021

    Boat Floaters: April 2021
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    Every month we hand over the blog over to our playlister-in-chief Ollie, to tell you all about this month's musical picks.  Read on to listen, find out more, and enjoy.   April’s...

    MB Recommends: South London's Festivals

    MB Recommends: South London's Festivals
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      London is set to come out of a long hibernation just in time for summer – and with that, comes the Great British music festival season. Music was a...

    Retail Therapy: Local Charities In Greenwich and Dulwich Worth Supporting

    Retail Therapy: Local Charities In Greenwich and Dulwich Worth Supporting
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    In the past we've shouted out our fellow independent businesses as a means of celebrating community spirit, but it’s important to remember those who are supporting the area behind the scenes. If...

    Boat Floaters: March 2021

    Boat Floaters: March 2021
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       Every month we hand over the blog over to our playlister-in-chief Ollie, to tell you all about this month's musical picks.  Read on to listen, find out more, and enjoy. Here...

    Local Heroes: Rounding Up Our Favourite East Dulwich Shops

    Local Heroes: Rounding Up Our Favourite East Dulwich Shops
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    If lockdown has taught us anything, it’s how much we rely on our local stores. We’re so grateful to be a part of such a tight-knit group of independent businesses...

    Boat Floaters: February 2021

    Boat Floaters: February 2021
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     Every month we hand over the blog over to our playlister-in-chief Ollie, to tell you all about this month's musical picks.  Read on to listen, find out more, and enjoy. The surliness...

    The MB Valentine's Day Jewellery Gift Guide

    The MB Valentine's Day Jewellery Gift Guide
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    Love is in the air! Yes, Valentine’s Day is on the horizon, and we think it’s time we spread a little affection – and what better way to do so than...

    Boat Floaters: January 2021

    Boat Floaters: January 2021
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       Every month we hand over the blog over to our playlister-in-chief Ollie, to tell you all about this month's musical picks.  Read on to listen, find out more, and enjoy.  ...

    The MB Sale Edit: Menswear

    The MB Sale Edit: Menswear
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    The outside world's a scary place to be: why not make it a better-dressed one? Star of the show is Elvine's Abel Jacket, a timeless and tough piece of jacketing...

    Boat Floaters: Best Of 2020

    Boat Floaters: Best Of 2020
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    Every month we hand over the blog over to our playlister-in-chief Ollie, to tell you all about this month's musical picks. This time round, we're summing up the year in Boat Floaters...

    The MB Sale Edit: Womenswear

    The MB Sale Edit: Womenswear
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          Jumpers are no joke – here's three of our favourites, for whatever you're into. For the laid-back lass with a neutral palette, you can't go wrong with Folk's Highlight Crew...

    A year with Meet Bernard: our 2020 in review

    A year with Meet Bernard: our 2020 in review
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      It’s been quite a year. Needless to say when 2020 kicked off we weren’t expecting to end it with only our virtual doors open, and it’s been a strange,...

    Boat Floaters: December 2020

    Boat Floaters: December 2020
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    Every month we hand over the blog over to our playlister-in-chief Ollie, to tell you all about this month's musical picks. Read on to listen, find out more, and enjoy.  ...

    Black Friday 2020: Meet Clothes For Causes

    Black Friday 2020: Meet Clothes For Causes
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    In case you haven't heard, we're doing Black Friday a little differently this year. We're tired of mindless shopping –  we want you to 'buy less, buy better' – so we're encouraging...

    Why We Don't Do Black Friday (And What We're Doing Instead)

    Why We Don't Do Black Friday (And What We're Doing Instead)
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      Black Friday has become pretty ubiquitous when it comes to shopping. Despite being an American tradition in its origins, every year on the last Friday of November, prices on...

    Boat Floaters – November 2020

    Boat Floaters – November 2020
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      Once a month we hand over the blog over to our playlister-in-chief Ollie to tell you all about his picks for our playlist, Boat Floaters. Read on to listen, find out more,...

    MB Recommends: Top Five Fashion Documentaries Streaming Now

    MB Recommends: Top Five Fashion Documentaries Streaming Now
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    There’s no way around it: it looks like we’re all going to be spending a lot more time at home this month. While you might be packing up your best transitional...

    Lockdown & How We're Responding

    Lockdown & How We're Responding
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    It is with heavy hearts that we’ll be shutting our doors for the duration of the national lockdown, starting on the 5th of November.  Although we’re gutted to be closing...

    Meet: La Paz

    Meet: La Paz
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    La Paz has woven the rolling waves, salted air and nautical traditions of the Portuguese coast into a timeless, coastal clothing brand. We caught up with Jose, their 'so laid-back he's almost vertical' founder.

    Let's Reintroduce Ourselves: Our new look, and looking ahead

    Let's Reintroduce Ourselves: Our new look, and looking ahead
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    We've been brushing up the store and we've got that feeling. It's that post-cold shower feeling. That fresh-back from the barbers feeling. It's you, but just slightly upgraded. ‘Oh, don’t you...

    Meet: Uskees

    Meet: Uskees
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    On average, we wear a garment approximately seven times before we decide it’s ready to be thrown away. Uskees is railing against this. They’re driven by the simple ethos of “make good products, make them last.” 

    Boat Floaters – October 2020

    Boat Floaters – October 2020
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    We've handed the blog over to our playlister-in-chief Ollie, to tell you all about this month's musical picks.

    Meet Bernard's Guide To: Supporting Your Local Music Scene

    Meet Bernard's Guide To: Supporting Your Local Music Scene
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    Here are some simple ways to support our beloved local music scene, without even leaving the house.

    New Faces: Meet Our New Brands For Autumn

    New Faces: Meet Our New Brands For Autumn
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    Autumn is here! And so are our new ranges. Let them introduce themselves.

    Local Heroes: Rounding Up Our Favourite Greenwich Shops

    Local Heroes: Rounding Up Our Favourite Greenwich Shops
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    It’s been a tough year for small businesses. Here at Meet Bernard, we feel very lucky to be part of such a supportive community of shops and shoppers in the...

    Boat Floaters - September 2020

    Boat Floaters - September 2020
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    September's Meet Bernard playlist is here. A weird summer is closing. School is starting again – with luck. And these 30 tunes sprinkle some sunshine on your day, as we continue to...

    Ancient Traditions for an Everyday Essential

    Ancient Traditions for an Everyday Essential
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    A whopping 135 years of expertise lead to the creation of Shoes Like Pottery, a riff on classic shoe styles that harnesses ancient technique and modern tech to create what we think is the platonic ideal of a plimsoll. We're excited to be stocking them in our stores, and we'd love to tell you a little more about them...

    Boat Floaters - August 2020

    Boat Floaters - August 2020
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    School's out for the summer – but stick to holidays in the UK, yeah? This 122-min selection offers a soundtrack to a lazy afternoon in the local park, or by the campfire...

    A Massive Thanks to Our Community

    A Massive Thanks to Our Community
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    It’s been a tough old couple of months, that’s for sure...

    On the 15th June, Monday morning, we reopened our doors to the South-East London community and the wider world.

    BOAT FLOATERS - JULY 2020

    BOAT FLOATERS - JULY 2020
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    And in a blink, half of 2020 has elapsed. 
    Rest in power to those who have not woken up. 
    This month's Meet Bernard selection is a nod to recent events – part lament, part salute – and scans the horizon for brightness. 

    Boat Floaters - June 2020

    Boat Floaters - June 2020
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    As lockdown is eased (for how long?) here's a 24 track selection of hope, funk, and fun, designed to encourage socially distanced dancing in the sunshine. 

    Boat Floaters - May 2020

    Boat Floaters - May 2020
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    Nations may be locked down and masked, but minds have been liberated.
    The lockdown has enabled people to read more, and more importantly consume greater amounts of music...

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