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I have worked at Anderson & Sheppard for the past ten months. I started working in the last week of September 2016. This coincidentally was the same week I should have returned to University.Before I ... Read More
Friday 30th July saw the Bespoke Tailors Benevolent Association Summer Party take place at the Merchants Taylor's Hall in the City. Along with the BTBA Dinner, the Summer Party is held every... Read More
I am very happy to announce that last week Finnan and I gained our Savile Row Bespoke Diplomas.I had to make a portfolio and then I had to present four garments to be marked at Henry Poole. That inclu... Read More
We are honoured that Alain Elkann, a long time friend and a most elegant customer, chose to include us in his column in yesterday's La Stampa and on his site alainelkanninterviews.com.Alain Elkann is ... 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
Our team have started work on a smoking jacket and trousers for Jimmy Beaumont of The Beaumont Hotel. London Craft Week 3rd to 7th May, is an annual showcase of the best of British creativity and... 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
I am happy to say that I have recently  completed my apprenticeship. The last year has basically felt like a trial run leading up to this point, gaining experience and confidence in my work. So I... Read More
I am delighted to say that last month I finished my trouser making apprenticeship at Anderson & Sheppard and I am now a fully qualified trouser maker. Before I started my apprenticeship as a trouser m... Read More
At the beginning of this year I decided I would enter The Golden Shears. As I am in the last year of my apprenticeship, it felt like a natural progression and the perfect time to take on the challenge... Read More
I am currently making a jacket for a special event that is coming up next month and with every project or idea there is some sort of inspiration behind it. I always had the idea of using tweed to make... Read More
Now as anyone at Anderson & Sheppard will tell you I am a big advocate of three piece suits. For me having a waistcoat adds an extra level of style and in some ways can change the entire look of the s... Read More
I am an apprentice coat maker at Anderson & Sheppard.  I have grown up around tailoring; my granddad has been a tailor for most of his life so I have always had the opportunity to see what it inv... Read More
We are pleased to be part of bespokeapprentice.com which officially went live yesterday. The website has been developed to provide a platform for young tailors and cutters in UK companies to share exp... Read More
For the last 18 months Matthew, Max and I have been working on completing our ABC Level 3 diploma in bespoke tailoring.The course consists of two main units:Unit one deals mainly with various working ... Read More
Liberty, Max, Matthew and Finnan in the latest Telegraph Luxury Magazine Men's Style Special. The piece focuses on one of the foundations of Anderson & Sheppard - our talented apprentices.National App... Read More
On Thursday I will be displaying my work to qualify for my Savile Row Bespoke diploma; in order to gain my SRB diploma I will have to prove that I can make a jacket from start to finish.Two Savile Row... Read More
I have been working at Anderson and Sheppard for 22 years, and Alfie has been here for nearly 2 years. We work in the dispatch department downstairs in the bespoke shop. Our job here is to pack and ar... Read More
It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our former director and head coat cutter Dennis Halberry at the age of 87.Mr Halberry was a key figure in the Anderson & Sheppard cutting roo... Read More
I was featured in the latest issue of The Rake Magazine for their regular Pocket Guide feature. I am thankful to The Rake for the opportunity, it was great fun.  The shoot was comfortable and eas... Read More
The New Year brings me into the start of my 8th month as an apprentice coat maker at Anderson & Sheppard.  I’m excited to get even more experience this year, having learnt so much last year... Read More
After studying at the London College of fashion, I started training as an apprentice coat maker under Peter Giorgiou in September 2013.After completing my studies at the London College of Fashion, I w... Read More
The Anderson and Sheppard workroom at Foubert's Place has been around for about 8 years. I have been there for just over 4 years, first as an apprentice coat maker and now as a self-employed coat make... Read More
Liberty and I were featured in the latest issue of Lula magazine, for a piece focusing on the new generation of Savile Row bespoke suit-makers. They asked us all sorts of questions, and we were includ... Read More
September 12th and the day of our British Carp Angling Championship final was finally here. The venue was the iconic Wraysbury 1, a forty five acre lake steeped in history situated a short distance fr... Read More
I have just completed my third week of training as a Trouser Maker at Anderson and Sheppard, which isn't anything unusual, except that I had spent the last four years as a Coat Cutter at the bespoke s... Read More
We are proud to announce that Colin Heywood, our bespoke shop manager, is through to the final of the British Carp Angling Championships after six rounds of competitive qualifiers.The semi-final heats... Read More
As an apprentice under Mr Hitchcock for just under four years I have been fortunate enough to learn the classic cut of an Anderson and Sheppard double breasted jacket. Its an uncompromising garment th... 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
I was pleased to be invited to the BTBA Dinner by Mr Hitchcock but I was missing a dinner suit of my own.Thankfully, Mr Spencer, Mr Powell and Mr Haynes offered to make one for me using a perfect patt... Read More
One year ago I started considering doing the Savile Row Cutting Diploma.  It is a qualification that I knew would not only be a great experience but particularly worthwhile knowing it was to be j... Read More
 Jennie has worked so hard and it was great to see her do so well at the Golden Shears this year. At Anderson & Sheppard, apprenticeships play a really important role in securing the continued su... Read More
Two years ago I sat in the audience at the Merchant Tailor’s Hall watching Sunna compete in the Golden Shears 2011 competition. Having been inspired by what she had achieved, in early 2012 I dec... Read More
After over a year of preparation and many hours of work, the day had arrived. I went to the Merchant Tailor’s Hall early to soak up the atmosphere – trying to ease some of my butterflies. ... Read More
Is there anything more comforting to wear than a flannel suit? Even though we’re heading into Spring, I really enjoy wearing my 12/13oz Mid Grey Herringbone Flannel Special from Fox Flannels. It... Read More
I took part in The English Gentleman, the show at Spencer House in January that featured works by 19 Savile Row tailors including Anderson & Sheppard. I was a model in the dining room, wearing black t... Read More
It’s now four years since I started at Anderson & Sheppard, and my apprenticeship finishes next month. From then on I will be self-employed and on my own – I’ll still be here, at Old... Read More
One of my style icons has to be Sean Connery as Bond. When I was younger my favourite was probably Roger Moore, but I’ve since heard arguments from many people on Connery’s superiority as ... Read More
I’ve been an apprentice coatmaker at Anderson & Sheppard for a year now. Prior to this I was at Newham College, doing the 18-month bespoke tailoring course that a few other apprentices were on a... Read More
Obviously a lot of James Dean’s style was very casual compared to what we represent at Anderson & Sheppard. But there are some great pictures of him in more formal wear as well.I read that the W... Read More
I’ve always liked The Sartorialist’s street shots – they manage to look natural despite being posed. And the style points he picks up on are very good.This picture, which I believe i... Read More
I selected Cary Grant as a man whose style has inspired me. I first saw him in North by Northwest, wearing that famous grey suit, white shirt and grey tie. I believe it was made for him by Kilgour Fre... Read More
We all made garments for the Golden Shears last month – in order to go along and support Sunna – with Finnan and myself finishing off our first Anderson & Sheppard suits. I had started cut... Read More
I started at Anderson & Sheppard as an apprentice coatmaker over in Foubert Place a few months ago. I had been studying at London College of Fashion: I was at the end of the first of my two years on t... Read More
I just joined Anderson & Sheppard four weeks ago. I’m training as a coat cutter under Mr Hitchcock. I started with some single-breasted waistcoat patterns, which are probably the easiest thing t... Read More
I’ve been at Anderson & Sheppard about two months now. I joined from Newham College – I was in the same class as Finnan but the classes were staggered slightly and I ended up starting abou... Read More
When myself and my twin brother were growing up, he always knew what he wanted to do. He knew he’d leave school at 16, go and do an apprenticeship in engineering and get into industry that way. ... Read More