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Bespoke Tailoring

  • Anderson & Sheppard, Savile Row Tailors

    Dress Soft Anderson & Sheppard moved from Savile Row to the comfortable surroundings of their current premises at 32 Old Burlington Street, less than 100 yards away from “The Row.” Angus Davies Davies visits the famous Savile Row Tailors patronised by many famous clients.      The term “Dress Soft” was used by the Duke…

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  • Budd Shirtmakers, London

    Lose your shirt  Angus Davies visits Budd Shirtmakers, London and looks at “ready to wear”, “made to measure” and “bespoke” shirts.    My family and friends should relax I am not advocating gambling. The children’s dinner money is safe.   The problem with writing about luxury goods is that your palate becomes increasingly discerning. This…

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  • Huntsman, 11 Savile Row, London

    A cut above the rest. Savile Row is synonymous with the finest tailoring in the world. Huntsman are quintessentially British, residing at 11 Savile Row, creating incredible satorial creations including bespoke suits.     Savile Row is synonymous with the finest tailoring in the world. Huntsman are quintessentially British, residing at 11 Savile Row.  …

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  • I had to go back!

    October 2011 Angus Davies writes about his visit to Richard Smith, a bespoke tailor located in the heart of Manchester city centre.   It was serendipity, born of curiosity that led me to Richard Smith’s shop. In October 2011, I wrote of his advent to Manchester and his skills as a bespoke tailor. I promised…

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  • "Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp — or what's a heaven for?"

    Heaven achieved Talents can be latent, unrecognised, apparent, diverse, desirable or otherwise but when you consider the remarkable story of Andrew Ramroop OBE, owner of Maurice Sedwell, Savile Row tailors, it is like a fairy tale – rags to riches, achievement against all the odds.     Extolling the talents of those who are gifted…

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