POSTS USING TAG 'anderson and sheppard'
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
The first job we do when starting a jacket is to put the pockets in. Once they're made up I turn to the canvas. At Anderson & Sheppard we are known for our softness in the coat, and to achieve this we... Read More
After studying at the London College of Fashion I came to Anderson & Sheppard for a day on work experience. I really enjoyed it and thanks to a well chosen packet of biscuits (well it helped) I was lu... 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
With so many social and sporting events coming up, and in preparation for the summer, Anderson & Sheppard Clifford Street is offering some beautiful Panama hats.I leant recently that a Panama can only... 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
A tweed made especially for Anderson & Sheppard is here worked into a strongly coloured combination, with the orange cloth's purple overcheck picked up in the melton of the collar, and complimented by... Read More
The design of this bespoke green corduroy jacket is elevated by its bellows pockets - hip and outbreast - and half belt. Worn with a roll neck sweater and woollen handkerchief from the Clifford Street... Read More
Some great new shots of the Clifford Street shop here, including of Conor, Audie and myself (left to right, below). I hope they give everyone a sense of the place Read More
Once the customer has been measured and a pattern created, that pattern is laid out on the cloth in order to cut out – strike – the various parts of it. In fact, we have usually laid out t... Read More
A finished fawn, single-breasted tweed jacket in windowpane check. The checks are in a rather nice combination of blue and turquoise. Three patch pockets, the hip pockets having flaps as well Read More
A single breasted jacket in fawn corduroy, ready for a forward fitting. Particularly nice are the slanted pockets, which include a ticket pocket Read More
Once the cloth for a suit is cut, the various trimmings need to be added to it before it can all be sent to the appropriate tailor.There are three different parts to the structure of the chest: linen ... Read More
The development of the Clifford Street shop moves apace. The real infrastructure is almost complete, and the fun part of dressing this extraordinary space can then begin.This week the front window was... Read More
Earlier this year when Mr Hitchcock was on holiday he asked me to look after his customers when they came in, trying the jackets on and doing a few fittings, both forwards and finishes. That seemed to... Read More
Work has begun on 17 Clifford St. It is very exciting to see the army of hard-hatted builders in their high-viz jackets streaming in and out.It always amazes me how fast walls can be knocked down and ... Read More
The reaction to the new book, Anderson & Sheppard: A Style is Born, has been fantastic. A lot of the customers that come in are aware of the book and have seen parts of it online, but they haven&rsquo... Read More
The trouser fitting usually takes place on the same day as the jacket fitting. However, the trousers would normally be tried on first so that the customer can see the trousers on their own and then al... Read More
In my last post here on The Notebook I talked about the ways in which you can wear tailoring casually – it’s not all about business suits.The jacket above is another good example of tailor... Read More
The way that a pair of trousers tapers from a customer’s hip down through his knee to the bottom depends on a number of factors, including his body shape and his personal taste.This pattern for ... Read More