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he more I get to know William & Son, the more profound my understanding is of their existence in luxury retail. While it is to be expected that the people behind a brand of such vibrancy and sophistication will exhibit those same characteristics, it is the objects that really shape the romance of the brand. It is a ladies’ and gentlemen’s shop in the oldest sense, where everything from shotguns to backgammon boards are made in-house by William & Son’s expanding empire of authentic, working mills and factories throughout Britain. As well as that, they support craftsmen and women all over the country by giving them an elevated

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