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Tartan and Tailoring: A Primer

Tartan and Tailoring: A Primer
Photo source Tartan is an ancient Scottish fabric that was popularised by the Victorians. It is a woven wool fabric that comes in many dozens of ...

Style Inspiration from Prince Charles

Style Inspiration from Prince Charles
Photo source At the end of last year Prince Charles celebrated his 70thbirthday. Throughout his seventy years in the public eye, HRH Prince Charl...

Is it Time to Switch to Your Summer Suit?

Is it Time to Switch to Your Summer Suit?
Photo source  May is here and we’ve been lucky enough to have experienced some really lovely weather over the last few weeks. Of course, the we...

Ask the Tailor: Do Tailors Outsource?

Ask the Tailor: Do Tailors Outsource?
Photo source Each month we ask our expert tailors to address one of your most frequent questions. This month we’re exploring the idea of outsour...

What We Can Learn from the Tailoring of the Seventies

What We Can Learn from the Tailoring of the Seventies
Photo source The Seventies are remembered for many things, but the distinctive fashions are very high up the list! The period is often characteris...

A Guide to Overcheck Twill Tweed

A Guide to Overcheck Twill Tweed
Do you know your twill from your tweed? How about your twill tweed?! We’d like to introduce you to overcheck twill tweed, and why you might want t...

How to Prepare Your Summer Wardrobe

How to Prepare Your Summer Wardrobe
Photo source The weather over the long Easter weekend was a delightful reminder of what we can expect from the summer months ahead. Of course, so...

Style Inspiration from Nick Cave

Style Inspiration from Nick Cave
Photo source Nick Cave is an Australian singer-songwriter best known for fronting the alternative rock bank Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Over the ...

Low Key Style for the Easter Weekend

Low Key Style for the Easter Weekend
Photo source We’ve certainly been waiting a long time for the Easter weekend to come around this year. Whatever events you’ve got planned, we hop...

Ask the Tailor: How Much Can Tailored Clothing be Taken In or Out?

Ask the Tailor: How Much Can Tailored Clothing be Taken In or Out?
Photo source Each month we ask our expert tailors to address one of your most frequent questions. This month we’re covering taking clothing in or ...

What We Can Learn from the Tailoring of the Sixties

What We Can Learn from the Tailoring of the Sixties
Photo source The Swinging Sixties is known as a time of cultural revolution. Many of the restrictive societal norms from earlier in the twentieth...

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...