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

January 20, 2015

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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 […]

TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY – Kingsman: The Secret Service

January 17, 2015

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After having its name changed from simply The Secret Service, and the release date of the film moved from October of 2014, Kingsman: The Secret Service finally premiered at London’s Leicester Square on Wednesday.     Due to these changes, there has been an almost palpable sense of anticipation for the film. However, keeping the […]

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

January 16, 2015

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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 […]

REBELS WITH A CAUSE: THE DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN’S RIDE – Dapper gents ride out in the fight against prostate cancer.

October 2, 2014

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As a fan of both classic tailoring and custom motorcycles, I often found it difficult to reconcile these two apparently disparate stylistic ideals. After all, the traditional view of the motorcyclist is generally of a individual whose approach to their attire is rather more “relaxed”, and whose grooming routine extends to using Swarfega to clean the […]

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UREKA – The Story of a Journey That Will Keep U-Turning.

June 13, 2014

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Ah, the open road. For so many of us, that long black line to the horizon spells freedom. No ties, nothing holding you back. There’s only you, this moment, and the promise of unknown adventure ahead. At least, that’s the theory. If you have a secret yearning for the Easy Rider life, or you’ve taken […]

FLEMING: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE BOND – Sky’s Miniseries Comes To DVD

April 9, 2014

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“You see mister Bond, we are not so different, you and I.” No, it’s not a line from one of the nefarious villains Fleming’s 007 adventures, but the underlying theme of Sky’s new miniseries, “Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond”. Whilst it is true that there are many similarities between Bond and his creator, […]

OPEN ROW – Win Tickets To Savile Row’s Exclusive After Hours Event

April 9, 2014

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There can be little doubt that Savile Row is considered to be the heart of bespoke tailoring. After all, the tailors of Savile Row have a long history of producing the finest hand-made garments, made from the highest quality cloths and fabrics. They have dressed royalty, heads of state, cultural icons, as well as officers […]