The poet Frederick Seidel recently wrote his poem The Blue Suit about a particularly vibrant blue worsted that we introduced to customers in 2018. As our blue suit grew in popularity, we were honoured to host Mr Seidel in our shop, and have him read the poem for us.
Over the years we have sought out many new fabrics for our customers, some of them luxurious, some of them practical, all of them beautiful. We select our fabrics for their performance, their look and the comfort they offer, but sometimes just because they are interesting, or they challenge the boundaries of what is possible […]
Back before my time, in the 20s, 30s and 40s. Cutters of Savile Row were the kingpins. Journeyman tailors would go from place to place asking for work, if anything was available they would be given a space that they would rent from the shop.
We have always admired the virtues and character of Cheviot wool as many of our customers know; over the years we have introduced many variations and our customers have enjoyed the suits and jackets we have made.
Regular customers will know about Richard’s love of art – the collection in our showroom has been carefully curated over many years. Customers who visit us know that we are more than happy to talk about why each piece interests us and how it came into our collection.