Japanese tailors: Anglofilo, Sartoria Domenica, V...

October 19th 2016

The Japanese tailoring tradition is relatively short. After all, until the Meiji Restoration in 1868, almost no western-style tailoring was worn in the country. The Restoration made western dress required for courtiers and bureaucrats, and increasin...

Japanese tailors: Anglofilo, Sartoria Domenica, V...

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Yes, it’s definitely value for money in terms of the work involved...

JacketsOctober 19th 2016

Japanese retail and the growth of bespoke

September 30th 2016

Our trip to Japan this week was meant to be roughly split into three parts: retail (for a shopping guide), bespoke makers (for a range of posts and freelance articles) and Japanese crafts (around Osaka and Kyoto). But strangely enough, it was the be...

Japanese retail and the growth of bespoke

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Good question Hugh - no idea though I'm afraid! One thing I do know is that tariffs are only one of the things that make such pieces expensive, or harder to import, so there's no guarantee there. And often stockists try ...

September 30th 2016