Mr & Mrs Stitch | Blog

22/04/2020
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Frozen Jameson & Ginger for Sunny Days by PUG UGLYS

PUG UGLYS “You can teach an old dog new tricks. This quirky venue takes the ‘lead’ when it comes to casual Belfast. Live Irish music & atmosphere, beers & food, comedy & craic, Pugs has even played host to comedy legend John Bishop, and some of Northern Irelands best live musicians. Like its name sake this bar is lively, comforting and purposefully unusual.” By Mr Stitch Pugs – Frozen Jameson & Ginger Our third #BRIGHTERDAYS signature drink is provided by the top dog in the heart of Belfast, Pug Uglys.... Read More

07/04/2020
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SHU – PORTAVOGIE PRAWN LINGUINE

SHU – ONE OF THE BEST “One of the best restaurants in the country in our opinion. 20 years young this year, SHU opened its doors in 2000. An elegant townhouse restaurant with much to offer. A main brasserie gives views into the open kitchen, a cocktail bar in the basement hosting dj sets with a very lively atmosphere and private dining on the upper floor. The main attraction however is seriously good food. They don’t have to bang their drum too loudly as their legacy of culinary consistency and... Read More

01/08/2018

The Intern!

As you may have noticed this year I haven’t been blogging as much as usual, and I have been using the word placement a lot, with little explanation to what it is I actually did. Fashion is an extremely competitive industry, I have read articles where budding editors have completed an internship at a magazine in aim of getting another internship in a different magazine, and this does not surprise me. These are the kind of people you could be up against for future job positions, people really go for... Read More

03/07/2020
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THE NEW TRENDS – by MR STITCH – POST No.1

Mr Stitch talks about the evolution of the new formal. It’s a time to re-think what looks smart on men, and taking a step back from the current movement of traditional structured suits & tailoring. “Like a lot of men when it comes to fashion we are creatures of habit, and change for some can be a step too far. As comfortable as it feels to repeat what has worked in the past, we all run the risk of gradually becoming dated and our attire looking unconsidered and predictable.” “Updates... Read More

23/06/2020
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DREAM

Meet our new fabulous Mediterranean-chic brand ‘Dream’ – a stunning collection from Greece Day dreaming of being in the sun on a Greek Island this summer? Join the club! Unfortunately many holidays are being postponed, but luckily we have had the beautiful weather and with this effortless new range that’s just landed here at Mr & Mrs Stitch, you can have the style as well! With Dream, it’s all in the details. Their inspiration is drawn from Greek Ethnic designs and translated into something a little more modern which can... Read More

17/06/2020
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WE ARE OPEN!

MR & MRS STITCH REOPEN THEIR RETAIL STORE RIO BRAZIL, IN BELFAST #BRIGHTERDAYS are here. After 12 long weeks, we are delighted to reopen our doors. We invite all customers back to our retail store, Rio Brazil in Victoria Square, Belfast, with our biggest ever summer sale. Taking a positively colourful approach to the new normal, there isn’t any Black & Yellow hazard stripe in sight. “Shopping needs be enjoyable. A place to relax, escape from the stresses of the world and celebrate the look, touch and feel of beautifully... Read More

17/06/2020
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BELFAST’S BEST AT HOME RESTAURANT EXPERIENCES

COOKING UP A STORM DURING LOCKDOWN As lockdown took hold, it wasn’t long before we started to miss all the little luxuries in life. Non more so then the joy of having a meal at our favourite restaurant. With no other option the local restaurant industry in Belfast quickly adapted, producing outstanding at home dining experiences. With increasing interest in the experience, we checked out a few of our favourite restaurants to see what our top local chefs have to offer! HADSKIS This restaurant is a hidden gem located in... Read More

21/05/2020
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Chelsea Flower Show 2020: The Virtual Show

The world’s most prestigious horticultural event, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has unfortunately been forced to cancel this year. But the ‘greatest flower show on earth must go on’ but not as we know it! The first ever virtual Chelsea Flower Show is underway this week! Avid fans of the show will be provided with access to the biggest names in gardening, behind-the-scenes videos and online tours at a time when gardening, growing plants and having access to nature has never been so important. This year’s virtual Chelsea Flower Show... Read More

13/05/2020
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COCKTAILS TO YOUR DOOR – by Margot To Go

MARGOT “Subterranean, intimate & effortlessly cool, Margot is one of Belfast’s newest hidden gems. Next to the iconic Belfast City hall and descending down old sandstone steps, you will enter a lively basement bar were some of the cities top bartenders and djs alike mix a night you will crave to do again and again.”Mr Stitch As ambassadors of modern and classic cocktails, Margot, Belfast have launched a very special premium cocktail menu to enjoy at home! So let’s stay in, sip up and let Margot deliver a delicious range of... Read More

06/05/2020
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Mr Stitch – Live Bank Holiday Dj Set & House Party – Friday 8th May, 6pm

YOU ARE INVITED TO MR STITCH’S BANK HOLIDAY HOUSE PARTY! “Tune in, turn it up and have a virtual party with all your friends” As each day goes by and starts to blend with another, a simple date in the diary that we can all look forward to, has never seemed so important. This Friday 8th May 2020, Mr Stitch (Steve Simpson) invites you to join him at home (Virtually). A live 3 hour DJ set from his house for everyone that wants to let their hair down, dress up... Read More

01/05/2020
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ROCK SALT ESPRESSO MARTINI by SHU

SHU RESTAURANT “One of the best restaurants in the country in our opinion. 20 years young this year, SHU opened its doors in 2000. An elegant townhouse restaurant with much to offer. A cocktail bar in the basement serving exquisite drink fusions and hosting dj sets with a very lively atmosphere. A main brasserie provides views into the open kitchen and you can avail of private dining on the upper floor. The main attraction however is the seriously good food and drink. They don’t have to bang their drum too... Read More