Standing up for Savile Row

David Ward, an experienced Savile Row tailor, has worked with some of the biggest names in the business, including Henry Poole and Huntsman. Here, he argues that Savile Row has a unique place in history which deserves to be protected Savile Row tailors are a… Read More

Malcolm Plews

Unlike the other two tailors featured here, Malcolm Plews has not been bathed in the spotlight of publicity. Yet within the Savile Row fraternity he commands great respect, something of a tailors’ tailor, with long experience in and around the Row, a Royal Warrant, and… Read More

John Pearse

Granny Takes a Trip was at the very heart of the cultural revolution that hit London in the Swinging Sixties, a small shop with an outsize influence that was launched in early 1966 by a young trio, including tailor John Pearse. Now ensconced in a… Read More

Christopher Maytum

“The great thing about a bespoke suit or coat is that you can choose the fabric, say what you want – and then it lasts and lasts – and the tailor will refurbish it for you over the years,” Christopher Maytum enthused, in explaining what… Read More