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Father's Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is fast approaching again, 21st of June, and everyone loves their daddy….right? We of course think that every dad on the planet should own at least one Urban Pirate t-shirt, such as the new ‘Beard’ design. But there is also a lot of awesome stuff out there from some pretty amazing independent companies. Juniper & Jane ( – Based in Ayrshire. These guys have a great range of products, perfect for any Father, personally, we love the Harris Tweed clocks. Braw Beard Oil (– From parts unknown (Edinburgh) – Does your Dad own a beard? If so, congratulations,...

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Fives years on..

This month Urban Pirate turns five. It's a little surreal as it feels like only yesterday that we were preparing our very first Highland Games. We were wet behind the ears, often literally due to biblical rain. Trying to sell t-shirts in minus 5 in minor hurricane conditions is hard, but we gave it our best shot. Some days we were the pigeon and some the statue. Regardless, we had no idea of how much work this was going to entail, talk about naïve. Don't get us wrong, we've achieved a great deal up until this point. A few awards,...

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