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A Fashion History of Cummerbunds

A Fashion History of Cummerbunds
Photo source A cummerbund is an excellent addition to a black tie outfit. It is a type of pleated fabric sash, often made from silk or velvet, tha...

Everything You Need to Know About Houndstooth

Everything You Need to Know About Houndstooth
Photo source We’ve been sharing some insight into textile patterns recently. Previously we’ve discussed the Prince of Wales Check and the history ...

Style Inspiration from Tinie Tempah

Style Inspiration from Tinie Tempah
Photo source Tinie Tempah is a British rapper, singer and songwriter. He’s best known for his music including number one singles ‘Pass Out’ and ‘W...

The History of Tweed

The History of Tweed
Photo source Tweed is a distinctive and popular material that’s perfect for sports jackets. It’s used for a whole range of other garments and acce...

Ask the Tailor: How Much Does Your Tailor's Opinion Matter?

Ask the Tailor: How Much Does Your Tailor's Opinion Matter?
Photo source Each month we ask our expert tailors to address one of your most frequent questions. This month we’re considering the question of how...

What We Can Learn from the Tailoring of the Fifties

Photo source The 1950s is often cited as an example of the ‘good old days.’ Though the influence and legacy of the Second World War was still very...

How to Dress to Impress on Valentine's Day

How to Dress to Impress on Valentine's Day
Photo source Happy Valentine’s Day! Whatever your plans this Valentine’s Day, we hope you’re spending it with someone special. Perhaps you have di...

When to Start Planning Your Wardrobe for Spring/Summer

When to Start Planning Your Wardrobe for Spring/Summer
Photo source Don’t worry, we know it’s only February. The idea of starting to think about your spring/summer wardrobe in this weather may seem clo...

Style Inspiration from David Furnish

Style Inspiration from David Furnish
Photo source David Furnish is a Canadian advertising executive best known for his marriage to pop superstar Elton John. In addition to co-managi...

Ask the Tailor: Why is an Individual Paper Pattern Important?

Ask the Tailor: Why is an Individual Paper Pattern Important?
Photo source Each month we ask our expert tailors to address one of your most frequent questions. This month we’re discussing individual paper p...

An Introduction to Prince of Wales Check Tweed

An Introduction to Prince of Wales Check Tweed
Photo source If you like your tailoring with a sharp print, Prince of Wales check tweed could be perfect for you. This dapper pattern has a roya...

What We Can Learn from the Tailoring of the Forties

What We Can Learn from the Tailoring of the Forties
Photo source It’s impossible to consider the 1940s without the impact of the second world war. The decade was very much dominated by these eve...