A Gallery of suit types for you to browse through

Riki walks off with Golden Shears

Gieves and Hawkes apprentice Riki Brockman fought off stiff competition to win the much-coveted 2017 Golden Shears award on Monday night. Having passed the first stage of the competition judged by a panel of top bespoke tailors, Riki went on to win the final in a… Read More

Golden Shears: the big night awaits

The Golden Shears awards, chaired by Simon Cundey of Henry Poole & Co, are the ideal place to see the best in bespoke tailoring and what the younger generation are bringing into the business. To enter this year’s event, tailoring students and apprentices from across… Read More

Green Shoots

One of the perhaps most unlikely colours in the suiting and sartorial palette in general is green.  And at the Men’s Collections in January for autumn/winter, green was a palpable hit.  But it’s not only next season, there’s plenty of the green stuff around for… Read More

Don’t Throw it Away…

I was once at a nightclub with the resplendent Pete Burns of Dead or Alive fame.  He was sporting a dress/tunic of deepest black onto which were pinned myriad safety pins configurated to look like steely blooms. And a thought began… Far be it from… Read More

Flowers in Fashion

It might be a given but floral motifs are everywhere this season.  And it might be worth remembering that actually, flowers have never been far from the prevailing trend, no matter what the season.  In the eighteenth century, for example, whole suiting was covered in… Read More