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There's much to admire about british style.

We offer fine brands - heritage and contemporary - with quintessentially British service.

A pedigree to be proud of

Our story starts in 1822, with the birth of Country Attire co-founder Jenny’s great, great, grandfather John Cheetham. A grocer by trade, John harboured a secret passion for hats. Over the years, his grocery business flourished, and by 1870 he realised a lifelong dream and set up a successful hatting business – a factory and retail emporium in Hyde, Greater Manchester.

The business blossomed, and soon over 50 local people were carefully crafting top hats, bowlers and flat caps that travelled all over the British Empire. Over the years – and generations – the hat business evolved, though the family passion for craftsmanship, luxury and quality merchandise lived on, ebbing and flowing, expanding into textiles, design, dressmaking, even pioneering attire for equines!

One of the greatest rivals of Mr Cheetham’s hat business was Christys’ – now stocked by Country Attire – so the circle is now complete…

Country Attire Today

Today, Country Attire offers the essence of the British attitude to style, to customers around the globe. We source the very best on your behalf, carefully selecting, testing, and sharing products that look fantastic and perform their function beautifully.

We select beautiful, handcrafted heritage pieces from Britain and beyond, plus the directional contemporary designs that will become tomorrow’s classics. All of the highest quality. All hardwearing enough to enjoy every day. All available with FREE delivery anywhere in the world for orders over £40.

There's much to admire about british style.

Yet it isn't Country Attire's only commendable
British attribute. Choose us and enjoy...

Global Delivery

As champions and celebrants of British style, we’re keen to export our sartorial savvy right around the globe. As such, far-flung Anglophiles and globe-trotting expats, wherever you call home, we offer free UK delivery on all orders over £40. What’s more, returns are free within the UK, too.

Matchless Quality

Quality really matters to us. Every single item must be imbued with quintessentially British values of quality, practicality and longevity. Whether it’s made in the UK or sourced with great care from the finest craftsmen around the world, if we wouldn't wear it or gift it, you won't find it on Country Attire.

FREE UK Returns

In the unlikely event you would like to return a product we offer free UK returns with a 30 day return window. For items purchased as Christmas presents we extend the returns period to end January for items purchased from the 1st November to the 24th of December.