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READY FOR ACTION – Anthony Sinclair unveil their first ready-to-wear Conduit Cut suit

May 7, 2015


We’ve all dreamed of being Bond. Admit it, you’ve done the gunbarrel in the mirror and uttered the immortal line in your best Sean Connery accent. Sadly, for many of us, the thrill of the adventure, the exotic locations, the fast cars and beautiful women are all tantalizingly out of reach, forever consigned to fantasy. […]

TIME TO SAVE THE WORLD – The Bremont Kingsman

January 26, 2015


British watch manufacturer Bremont might not be the best known brand to those who move outside of the somewhat cliquey horological circles, but it has been steadily making a name for itself over the last twelve years or so by making solid, durable pilot watches for adventurers, military aviators, as well for as the occasional […]

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE – Costume Designer Arianne Phillips & Mr. Porter’s Toby Batemen at the Savile Row Pop Up Store

January 20, 2015


Kingsman: The Secret Service has managed to pull off a film merchandising first by teaming with online luxury menswear retailer Mr. Porter to create the Kingsman Collection, comprising of suiting, clothing, and accessories, as used in the actual film. I was fortunate enough to get a chance to visit the Kingsman Collection pop up store […]

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE – A Closer Look At The Coolest Spy Film Of 2015

January 16, 2015


As a huge fan of British spy films and television, it’s delightful to see a film released that so embraces the genre. Kingsman: The Secret Service is a spy film packed with irreverent homage to the spy films of the past, but – like the Savile Row suiting in the films – has taken the […]

SPIRITED AWAY – Alexander & James provide a new way to buy your premium spirits.

October 28, 2013


Luxury retail has taken a turn in recent years, with online sites offering far more than just a convenient way to shop. Consumers now expect far more than just glorified mail order, and these days they are getting it, with lightning-fast delivery, quality packaging, a no-nonsense returns policy, and dedicated, helpful customer service. Traipse to […]

London Fashion Week – Mulberry Show A/W 2011

February 22, 2011


So, it’s London Fashion Week once again and one of my favourite shows is always Mulberry. Their shows are always cute, quirky and fun and somehow manage to be more down to Earth and less pretentious than many of the other shows. The A/W2011 show, held at Claridges’ stunning ballroom, was no exception. Backstage was […]

The Campaign For Wool – Wool Week kicks off with Field Day, Savile Row.

October 12, 2010


Yesterday marked the launch of Wool Week here in the UK to raise awareness for The Campaign For Wool, an initiative to highlight the diverse benefits of wool to consumers, initiated earlier this year by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales. To kickstart the week, The Campaign For Wool, in conjunction with Savile Row […]

Social Suicide

March 22, 2010


Fancy a twist in your tailoring or a story to your suit? Pop down to Social Suicide in London’s Soho, and you’ll find just that. Social Suicide not only makes their individually hand-tailored suits and jackets from the finest fabrics and to the highest standards, but also each challenges the preconceived notions of what a […]

Stop in at Start.

February 20, 2010


For many of us, eager to escape the high street, but unable to afford the exclusivity of Saville Row, Mr. Start in the heart of Shoreditch provides a wonderful alternative. Offering high-end off the peg suiting, or Start’s own made-to-measure service, the store delivers a boutique suiting experience, set over two floors, in a stylish, […]