Improving on the bespoke shirt

April 12th 2010

Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 At the end of last year I had my first bespoke shirt made in this country, by Turnbull & Asser. You can see the various stages of the process, including a factory visit, in one of the new categories create...

Improving on the bespoke shirt

Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 At the end of last year I had my first bespoke shirt made in this country, by Turnbull & Asser. You can see the various stages of the process, including a factory visit, in one of...

ShirtsApril 12th 2010

Shirt facts upon request

January 4th 2010

Due to popular demand (well, three people) here are some more facts about how the Turnbull & Asser shirts are made up in Gloucester. I know how much you love those little details. – As with a suit, the sleevehead of the shirt is sl...

Shirt facts upon request

Due to popular demand (well, three people) here are some more facts about how the Turnbull & Asser shirts are made up in Gloucester. I know how much you love those little details. – As with a suit, the sleeveh...

Factory visits - ShirtsJanuary 4th 2010

Factory visit: Turnbull & Asser shirts

December 21st 2009

There are so many facts, figures and geeky points about the construction of Turnbull & Asser shirts that I could be writing about them for days. And you’d be reading for hours. I’ll try to keep the description of my visit brief a...

Factory visit: Turnbull & Asser shirts

There are so many facts, figures and geeky points about the construction of Turnbull & Asser shirts that I could be writing about them for days. And you’d be reading for hours. I’ll try to keep the description o...

Factory visits - ShirtsDecember 21st 2009

First British bespoke shirt 2

November 30th 2009

I liked the trial shirt from the moment I saw it. All neatly pressed and arranged, the cardboard collar finishing in a tab at the front that declared ‘By Royal Appointment’. A nice touch, as was the label (black, discreet, reading ‘...

First British bespoke shirt 2

I liked the trial shirt from the moment I saw it. All neatly pressed and arranged, the cardboard collar finishing in a tab at the front that declared ‘By Royal Appointment’. A nice touch, as was the label (black, dis...

ShirtsNovember 30th 2009

Turnbull & Asser: My first British bespoke s...

November 9th 2009

A few months ago I had my first British bespoke suit made. Time, I thought, to repeat the experience in shirts – so I toddled off to 23 Bury Street, home of Turnbull & Asser’s bespoke service. I’ve been a fan of ...

Turnbull & Asser: My first British bespoke s...

  A few months ago I had my first British bespoke suit made. Time, I thought, to repeat the experience in shirts – so I toddled off to 23 Bury Street, home of Turnbull & Asser’s bespoke service.  I’v...

ShirtsNovember 9th 2009

Favourbrook: English artistry

November 5th 2009

Party favours Favourbrook showcases deeply dandy, exquisitely artful English attire By Simon Crompton Walking past Favourbrook on Jermyn Street (or in the Piccadilly Arcade, round the corner) you’d be forgiven for thinking it was just a shop fo...

Favourbrook: English artistry

Party favours Favourbrook showcases deeply dandy, exquisitely artful English attire By Simon Crompton Walking past Favourbrook on Jermyn Street (or in the Piccadilly Arcade, round the corner) you’d be forgiven for thin...

November 5th 2009

Latest feature in Spice magazine

April 1st 2009

Permanent Style has appeared once again in Spice, the top luxury magazine in India. The piece, which tells the tale of how Daniel Craig had to get his Turnbull & Asser shirts entirely remade, appears in the April issue. The full text is belo...

Latest feature in Spice magazine

Permanent Style has appeared once again in Spice, the top luxury magazine in India. The piece, which tells the tale of how Daniel Craig had to get his Turnbull & Asser shirts entirely remade, appears in the April is...

April 1st 2009

Charvet and Brioni: Mass producers

March 19th 2009

The most relied upon measures of luxury today are the materials used in a garment and how much manpower went into it. The second of those measurements might not be as straightforward as you think. True bespoke is done by one tailor, from scratch, to ...

Charvet and Brioni: Mass producers

The most relied upon measures of luxury today are the materials used in a garment and how much manpower went into it. The second of those measurements might not be as straightforward as you think. True bespoke is done by...

March 19th 2009