Posts by Matthew
I have been working under Les as a coat cutter for over a year now and one of my favourite parts of the bespoke process it striking in. Les has spent a lot of time showing me how to strike in correctl... Read More
Since August of  2016 I have been training as a Coat Cutting Apprentice under Leslie Haynes. I moved over from the trouser department where I had spent the past two and half years working as a tr... Read More
Last night Colin Heywood, John Malone, Leon Powell, Martin Crawford, Sam Labone and I represented Anderson & Sheppard at this years Bespoke Tailors Benevolent Association dinner.Formed from a merger o... Read More
It’s been a busy period for all of us at Anderson & Sheppard. Many new orders in the pipeline and one in particular caught my eye so let me take you through what happens in the cutting room.Over... Read More
New Year’s resolutions are a must and 2016 was no exception. As an apprentice in the cutting room I’ve decided to make myself a pair of trousers. It’s an essential part of becoming a... Read More
An array of lightweight suitings, linens, frescos as well as cottons in a range of colours and shades have been a regular sight in our fitting rooms. If one is not a Londoner and is used to hotte... Read More
We are putting together the Carnet for the US trip, at the moment it consists of 160 jobs that are ready, and have been submitted through the London Chamber of Commerce. Everything that we send out ha... Read More
Over the past few weeks our trimmer, Michael Bison had been away due to a minor accident playing football.  While he was gone we had a lot of work on our hands; however this experience has given ... Read More
  As the winter progresses, Anderson & Sheppard are overwhelmed with orders that reflect the season’s specials. Over the past months I've seen such warmth of cloth and garments that reflect... Read More
At the beginning of June Ashley, Emily and I went on a day visit to the Bower Roebuck mill together with other members of the bespoke tailoring trade in Savile Row. The whole day allowed me to meet so... Read More
When I was 16 I thought I knew exactly what path to take. Without much thought I planned to finish my A levels, go to university and start a career in finance, something that's very familiar in my fam... Read More