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Picture this: it’s the warmest day of the year, you’re enjoying some cold beers with your mates, and you’re looking the part too. While 21 June might be a way off yet, the prospect of park beers and pub-garden pints in the meantime is enough to keep us going. Here’s a few dates for your iCal and some post-lockdown outfit ideas to level up your look.


29 March – 6 a side

The rule of six is back! From 29 March in England, groups of up to six people will be allowed to meet outdoors, so pick your team and head to the park for a (small) game of footie and some post-match beers. Not quite ready to give up your joggers yet? Elevate them with box-fresh kicks and an overshirt. And if the weather isn’t quite as spring-like as you hoped, sub in a jacket.


12 April – back in the game

Ahhh, there’s nothing quite like a cold, expertly poured pint straight from the beer tap. From 12 April, pubs will be able to serve thirsty punters outside which means… BEER GARDENS! Plus there’ll be no 10pm curfew or weird rules about Scotch eggs. Team some jeans (remember those?) with a check shirt and gilet for a cool layered look that’s perfect for casual drinks. Cheers!


17 May – hat-trick

It’s time for the genuine pub experience. From 17 May, we’re told that we’ll be allowed back INSIDE our favourite bars and pubs. So, as we edge closer to full freedom, step up your style game with a polo shirt and chinos. This classic combo is the easiest way to achieve a smarter look with minimal effort. Just throw in some loafers and you’ve got yourself a style hat-trick.


21 June – full team

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! From 21 June, all restrictions should be lifted and, it’s safe to say, the first night out with the whole squad is going to be EPIC. Such a big night calls for some equally epic post-lockdown looks. Think sharp tailoring teamed with a tee and trainers or dark denim and a printed shirt.

By the way, dates are correct at time of writing for England, but do keep an eye on the latest government updates and detailed lockdown restrictions before you go all out.

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