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Changing of the Garb – Clergy Fashion

Tradition is a word that is thrown around all too often and without full consideration of the weighted meaning behind it. A common misconception is that clergy fashion is unchanging and tends to be considered “traditional” by those looking in from the outside. The truth of the matter is that clerical clothing in particular has […]

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The Dorcas Dress Project – Fastening faith and fashion together

Faith and fashion Here at Hammond and Harper we like to keep our ears to the ground for interesting stories and items that we think you, as members of the clerical community and our customers, would like to hear about. That being said, we are pleased to say that we’ve recently encountered a new fashion […]

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A History of the Polo Shirt: From the Fields to the Pulpits

A fashion essential  It may come as no surprise to you that one of Hammond & Harper’s best selling products are our fashionable clerical polo shirts.This fashion essential has found its way into the wardrobes of so many people as a result of the chameleon like quality they possess – which allows them to adapt […]

Hammond and Harper Announcements
Mens Special Clerical Collection

ANNOUNCING THE HAMMOND AND HARPER SPECIAL CLIP-IN COLLAR SHIRT  To compliment our renowned Clerical Collection, we are pleased to introduce our new range of Special Shirts for men. In order to expand our ever growing catalogue, we have undertaken an extensive survey with members of the clergy nationwide, to see just what shirt styles, colours and patterns […]

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Beyond Tolerance – Lessons from the war on sectarianism

DIVINE Service in a Greek Orthodox church is always a special experience, but this year’s New Year’s Day service in the Mariamite cathedral in Damascus was unlike anything I had experienced. It wasn’t the singing, the liturgy and the colour that was so different. It was the appearance of the Grand Mufti of Syria, who […]

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The Art of the Collar

Hammond & Harper was recently featured by a writer in an English Gentlemans Fashion magazine called “The Chap” (pictured right). The segment in which we featured was a Q&A section by a writer known as “The Butler”, who answers any and all questions from readers. The question that featured was one from Edward Barlow, who […]

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