Kathryn Sargent: finished women’s jacket

October 16th 2013

This is the final jacket that my wife commissioned from Kathryn Sargent at the beginning of the year. It was actually ready a couple of months ago, but it seemed more relevant to organise the shoot when the weather actually suited a tweed jacket. My ...

Kathryn Sargent: finished women’s jacket

This is the final jacket that my wife commissioned from Kathryn Sargent at the beginning of the year. It was actually ready a couple of months ago, but it seemed more relevant to organise the shoot when the weather actua...

Jackets - TailoringOctober 16th 2013

The BTBA summer party

July 8th 2013

Friday was the Bespoke Tailors’ Benevolent Association (BTBA, new version of MTBA) summer ball. As per usual there was an eclectic range of outfits, from sober business dress to top hats, cream linen to sequins. Three Anderson & Shep...

The BTBA summer party

Friday was the Bespoke Tailors’ Benevolent Association (BTBA, new version of MTBA) summer ball. As per usual there was an eclectic range of outfits, from sober business dress to top hats, cream linen to sequins.   Thr...

TailoringJuly 8th 2013

Dandy pieces in RISD Museum exhibition

February 12th 2013

Beginning in April, the Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design in the US will be holding an exhibition of clothing drawn from its archives and borrowed from sources around the world – including our own, inimitable Guy Hills and customers ...

Dandy pieces in RISD Museum exhibition

Beginning in April, the Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design in the US will be holding an exhibition of  clothing drawn from its archives and borrowed from sources around the world – including our own, inimita...

StyleFebruary 12th 2013

Women’s tailoring at Kathryn Sargent

February 4th 2013

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Women’s tailoring at Kathryn Sargent

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TailorsFebruary 4th 2013

Gieves & Hawkes: The perfect travel blazer 4

January 2nd 2012

The Gieves travel blazer is finished and has turned out wonderfully well. First the fit, for that is the most important thing after all. After three fittings everything on the jacket is perfect, from the shape through the waist, to the sleeve length,...

Gieves & Hawkes: The perfect travel blazer 4

The Gieves travel blazer is finished and has turned out wonderfully well. First the fit, for that is the most important thing after all. After three fittings everything on the jacket is perfect, from the shape through th...

TailorsJanuary 2nd 2012

Gieves & Hawkes: The perfect travel blazer 2

October 7th 2011

The most interesting aspect of watching the cutting for the Perfect Travel Blazer this week was, oddly, not the blazer but the trousers we are making to go with it. These are in a mid-grey, 9/10 ounce fresco from J&J Minnis. Fresco is such a...

Gieves & Hawkes: The perfect travel blazer 2

The most interesting aspect of watching the cutting for the Perfect Travel Blazer this week was, oddly, not the blazer but the trousers we are making to go with it. These are in a mid-grey, 9/10 ounce fresco from J&...

TailorsOctober 7th 2011

Gieves & Hawkes: The perfect travel blazer 1

September 30th 2011

John Durnin of Gieves & Hawkes does a lot of travelling, as I do myself. It was while discussing recent trips, and standing in the new Gieves Blazer Room, that we conceived the idea of creating the perfect travel blazer. The plan is this. We...

Gieves & Hawkes: The perfect travel blazer 1

John Durnin of Gieves & Hawkes does a lot of travelling, as I do myself. It was while discussing recent trips, and standing in the new Gieves Blazer Room, that we conceived the idea of creating the perfect travel bl...

TailorsSeptember 30th 2011

The Gieves staff locked in Buckingham Palace

April 29th 2011

At 7:30am this morning Andrew Brett and the other staff of Gieve & Hawkes’s military department dressed 12 members of the Queen’s bodyguard at Buckingham Palace. The uniforms were carried over from No 1 Savile Row last ni...

The Gieves staff locked in Buckingham Palace

At 7:30am this morning Andrew Brett and the other staff of Gieve & Hawkes’s military department dressed 12 members of the Queen’s bodyguard at Buckingham Palace. The uniforms were carried over from No 1 ...

TailorsApril 29th 2011