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Loro Piana Cloth Representative, Gregorio Davico popped into the bespoke shop to show us some new cloth and have a chat with us. Gregorio has taken over from Gareth Crowe, who sadly passed away last y... Read More
We have finalised the dates for our Spring trunk shows:GERMANY Frankfurt- Tuesday 21st FebruaryHamburg - Thursday 23rd February USANew York - Monday 27th to Friday 31st MarchWashington - Monday 3... Read More
Over the course of my apprenticeship I've worked on countless men's garments of all shapes and sizes. The way we approach each garment varies depending on the cloth, size, shape and style.Also in that... Read More
We are very excited to present our collaboration with French bespoke glove maker Lavabre Cadet and Simon Crompton.At our Clifford Street shop a selection of gloves will be available made-to-order, alo... Read More
Last week, Oliver and I visited the Wool BnB in Haggerston to take part in a bespoke tailoring demonstration in honour of Campaign for Wool’s Wool Week. The BnB was amazing; we had half an ... Read More
This year, UK Wool Week takes place from the 10th - 16th October and in celebration of this, Anderson & Sheppard Coat Cutter Ollie Trenchard and Trouser Cutter Oliver Spencer will be holding a be... Read More
Last Friday I attended the first ever wool conference held at Dumfries House in Scotland. The event was organised by Campaign for Wool and it gathered the key members of the wool industry encompassing... Read More
Anderson & Sheppard will be visiting Germany later this month. Leon Powell and Oliver Spencer  will be in Frankfurt on Tuesday 10th September at The Frankfurter Hof and in Hamburg on Thursday 15t... 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
I am currently making a pair of tartan check trousers from cloth that was cut at the bespoke shop.I sewed the cloth into two separate trouser legs. I then go on to press them but because this par... Read More
Textile agent Gareth Crowe popped into the bespoke shop to show us some new cloth and have a quick chat with us. How would you describe your job role?I am a UK textile agent, my role is to represent L... 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
We sat down for a chat with John Henry Bell, cloth representative and a friend to many on Savile Row.How would you describe your job role?My job role at the moment is focused on the public relati... Read More
Charmed Life: The Phenomenal World of Philip Sassoon is the latest edition to our coffee table book collection. It tells the story of a fascinating man who connected the great politicians, artists and... 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
When a job comes down to the workroom the first thing we do is look over the ticket. From time to time a customer might request a special detail on their jacket, such as turn back cuffs. Although turn... Read More
Once again it’s that time of year for us at Anderson & Sheppard; preparation for this year’s Spring trip to the U.S has been under way for a few weeks now.With around 120-130 customers bei... 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
Today marks the start of our first German trip; Leon Powell, Martin Crawford and I are in Frankfurt at The Frankfurter Hof to see customers. We will then travel to Hamburg tomorrow and set up at the H... Read More
Looking at previous blog posts it appears that we have no information on the side seams. This is probably because it is not as photogenic as some of the other processes however it is just as important... Read More
We recently received a copy of "A Life in Fashion: The Wardrobe of Cecil Beaton" by Benjamin Wild with foreword by Tim Walker. The book is a lively and informative study of Beaton’s st... Read More
Inside our cutting room today.Head Trouser Cutter John Malone, Trouser Cutter Oliver Spencer, Coat Cutter Leslie Haynes, Coat Cutter Leon Powell, Coat Cutter Ollie Trenchard, Trimmer Michael Bison and... Read More
When the jackets come back from the fitting, it is our job as the coat makers to give shape to the fronts.The tools used for this job and in general on any stage of the making process should be chosen... Read More
The Awards Season is here again, and to celebrate we wanted to showcase the best of bespoke.  We teamed a pair of elegant George Cleverley black patent leather Pinched Bow Evening Pumps with our ... Read More
Inside our cutting room today.Managing Director Colin Heywood, Head Coat Cutter Danny Hall, Head Trouser Cutter John Malone, Trouser Cutter Oliver Spencer, Coat Cutter Ollie Trenchard, Apprentice Coat... Read More
In the front of shop at 32 Old Burlington Street today, Front of House Martin Crawford, Cloth Coordinator William Lo and Accounts Clerk Stuart Gymer Read More
The launch party for Simon Crompton’s book The Finest Menswear in the World was held last Wednesday evening.Hosted by Cleverley and Anderson & Sheppard, the event took place at The Royal Ar... Read More
One of my favourite fabrics to work with is linen; its firm almost tacky texture makes it easy to manipulate and mould. Although it can be tricky at times, particularly when the weave is loose.This pa... Read More
We were pleased to welcome Keith Lodwick, Curator of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Theatre and Dance department, and fellow key curators and international experts in the field of dance and fi... Read More
With the British summer coming to a close, we here at Anderson & Sheppard are looking forward to the onset of autumn. With the bright coloured linens and cottons that we have seen go through the makin... Read More
Inside our cutting room today is Managing Director Colin Heywood, Head Coat Cutter Danny Hall, Head Trouser Cutter John Malone, Coat Cutter Leslie Haynes, Trouser Cutter Oliver Spencer, Coat Cutter Ol... Read More
A lesser explored aspect of bespoke tailoring is that of garment finishing. Once a customer has had his first fitting the garment is sent back to his coat maker. From this point onwards the garment is... 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
It has been almost a year since I started my training as a trouser maker, and I can definitely say it has been a fast, fun year.  I have learnt so much from Keith and it has been great working wi... Read More
Inside the cutting room today is Head Coat Cutter Danny Hall, Head Trouser Cutter John Malone, Coat Cutter Leon Powell, Coat Cutter Ollie Trenchard, Trouser Cutter Oliver Spencer, Trimmer Michael Biso... Read More
I am currently canvasing a Seersucker cloth for a standard single breasted jacket. The thin all cotton furrowed fabric is woven in such a way that causes the threads to bunch up, giving it its wrinkle... Read More
Coat Cutter Leon Powell making a Navy Woollen Double Breasted Jacket.We are looking forward to displaying the Jacket at an exhibition in Florence this month Read More
A short film for the Artist:Artisan exhibition directed by Joshua Bullock for So It Goes.www.soitgoesmag.com/filmsVisit the Artist:Artisan exhibition at the Maison Mai Non Gallery at 14 Greek Street, ... Read More
We had a visit today from Francesco Barberis, the Creative Director of Vitale Barberis Cononico. Established in 1663 and based in Biella Italy, Vitale Barberis Cononico is the worlds oldest recorded c... Read More
We love pink on men in the Summer.View all our our Pink Pieces in our online shop here Read More
Whilst pressing may not be the most glamourous aspect of tailoring it is a very important step in the production process nonetheless. Pressing gives a chance for quality control; cutters must be looki... Read More
Inside the cutting room today is Head Cutter Danny Hall, Coat Cutter Leslie Haynes, Coat Cutter Leon Powell, Coat Cutter Ollie Trenchard and Trouser Cutter Oliver Spencer Read More
Fashion gallery Maison Mais Non will be hosting a collaborative exhibition: “Artist:Artisan”, between a selection of Savile Row Houses, and recent graduates of the Masters Fashion pro... Read More
During the last few months I've been learning how to make the different types of fittings. I began by learning how to close the shoulders of the jacket and distributing the fullness evenly. After the ... Read More
The thought of pockets might not be the first thing that comes to mind when someone thinks of their suit; however the wide variety of style options and choices can add a new dynamic. From our standard... 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
Now the bulk of the work has been completed we were finally able to move into the new workroom on St George Street. We packed all our stuff up and moved the pressing machines and all our equipment ove... Read More
We were so thrilled to see Les starring alongside Jude Law in March's Vanity Fair Magazine.  Some readers may mistake him for Harrison Ford but the cutting boards and patterns in the backgro... Read More
Keith and Michael went to visit our new workrooms in St George Street this afternoon to see how things were progressing.  We will be moving in over the weekend which is very exciting.  There... Read More
Over the past few months the team at Anderson and Sheppard have been working hard organising the AW15 Savile Row Collections presentation for London Collections: Men. Working with The Woolmark Company... 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
  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
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
It’s been all hands on deck since we returned from the autumn USA trip. It was a really successful two weeks; the first two days we were in San Francisco, then Chicago for the second part of tha... 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
The colours and textures of autumn in corduroy, shetland and cashmere, for when its still to warm for a coat but chilly enough for a cosy scarf Read More
The Anderson and Sheppard online shop officially launched on October 8th, and the first orders are packed and ready to be shipped to the far east and west! 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
You can now follow Anderson and Sheppard’s Instagram page on your smartphone, tablet and laptop. See the latest pictures of our ready to wear ranges, bespoke tailoring, news and events and ... Read More
The Clifford Street Haberdashery has 11 different trouser styles for our customers to get acquainted with. Specially developed by the Trouser Cutters at the bespoke shop in Old Burlington street; ther... Read More
The Clifford Street Haberdashery has 11 different trouser styles for our customers to get acquainted with. Specially developed by the Trouser Cutters at the bespoke shop in Old Burlington street; ther... Read More
As the Trimmer at Anderson & Sheppard, I take great pride in preparing the trimmings,  including canvas, melton, linings and buttons.I receive the cloth, that has expertly cut by one of our Cutte... Read More
I have been an apprentice for 2 years now and it is time for me to begin to learn how to finish a jacket.  This includes working on the collar and putting in the sleeves.  These two processe... Read More
Recently we collaborated with our favourite shoe maker G. J. Cleverley creating two styles exclusively for Anderson and Sheppard. A chiselled toe, fiddle shaped , laced ankle boot available in both ho... Read More
A great way to bring freshness to a favourite jacket is the simple addition of a pretty pocket square. We have an ever changing eclectic mix from very fine lawn mosaics to Indian cottons and wool/silk... Read More
The work on the window at our bespoke shop is now complete and the gilding was unveiled on Friday Read More
Les Edge from Hare and Humphreys started working at the bespoke shop on Monday. It will take him a week to finish the Prince of Wales badge of three feathers on the bottom right hand window pane. ... Read More
Last November I was asked to cut and fit some pieces for the upcoming Savile Row show as part of London Collections Men.  This was a great opportunity for me to be involved in such a tremendous e... Read More
We were successful in our search for a new member of the Trouser Department and Matthew joined us at the end of last year.  I have spent most of January introducing Matthew to the way that we wor... Read More
The London Collections: Men presentation at The Cabinet War Rooms was inspired by the Jonathan Cape book Cecil Beaton Theatre Of War.  The book’s editor Mark Holborn is an Anderson & Sheppa... Read More
At the haberdashery we chose to ignore the gloom that January brings by creating a fantasy castaway island window, guest edited by photographer Sean Thomas. Complete with palm trees and shells , Sean ... Read More
For the last 3 months, the entire Anderson & Sheppard team has been working on the organisation of the latest group presentation for London Collections: Men.  The collection included 80 models an... Read More
An overcoat is what we all crave at this time of year, and if you've been saavy enough to plan ahead, you will now be enjoying the fruits of your planning and have a new coat for the coming months.It'... Read More
Handkerchief, hanky, pockets square - there are a number of names we use to describe them. But before the term 'handkerchief'  was adopted, it was more common place for it to be referred to a 'ke... Read More
There is something both comforting and elegant about wearing a cashmere tie. Many of us wear silk as a matter of course throughout the year, but come the Autumn I like to explore other possibilities w... Read More
I began wearing braces relatevity recently. Having had a number of suits now, I have always supported the trousers by having side adjusters. Out of all the ways of keeping trousers supperted by the wa... Read More
White shirts are the most versatile piece of clothing in any wardrobe. Dress them up or down they are like a blank canvas that allows you to team anything with them. In Clifford Street we have a numbe... Read More
Fresh off the press are our new knitted ties. They are full of colour and a great alternative to a standard silk. So far they’ve made a really good impression with many customers looking for a t... Read More
It’s been 1 ½ years since I started my coat making apprenticeship. Having undergone work experience at the main shop at 32 Old Burlington Street, I had been working with David Walters on ... Read More
While it might be a litte late to order your summer garments for this year, here is a short guide to summer cloth:Lightweight wool: If a suit is made with a light weight merino wool it has a great abi... Read More
The year before last I took part in the Golden Shears. It was a great experience and I really enjoyed doing it. When the opportunity came to work on gaining a Coat making Diploma, I thought it would b... Read More
London Collections: Men came to fruition at Lord’s this week. After hours, days, and months of planning and making, Savile Row demonstrated once again why it is the best destination in the world... Read More
While Mr. Hitchcock and Colin were away the orders were being sent down the wire every day, so life was very busy here at the shop. We were able to have the cloth ordered, getting it ready for us all ... Read More
With summer wardrobes we always talk about the linen suits, the cotton trousers, or the cool wools. But when it’s time for a holiday, it’s all about the swimming trunks. With sizes from Sm... Read More
What makes the difference between something being good versus excellent is its attention to detail. When it comes to the cloth, Mr. Hitchcock will match the design at every opportunity. While cutting ... Read More
Visiting a tailor, let alone a Savile Row tailor, you might have preconceptions that you are setting foot into an unapproachable world and an environment that isn’t interested in explaining itse... Read More
Cashmere double-breasted overcoat with turn-back cuffs and flapped, patch pockets. Note the pick stitching around the edge of the coat's lapels Read More
We often have a collection of spare collars here in the workshop. They tend to be the result of a customer changing his mind on something, for example wanting an extension collar on a tweed jacket bec... Read More
A tropical-weight pinstripe suit, double breasted in a Super-150 cloth. It will feature cuffs on the sleeves Read More
A single-breasted khaki cotton jacket, three button. The work around the front edge and buttonholes is particularly nice, hence the close-ups. You can see the chalk marks where they have been marked o... Read More
Mr Hitchcock has been working with myself and Ollie recently to learn the lays for white tie – how you arrange all the various parts of the coat and waistcoat out on the cloth.While the forepart... Read More
We have a greater range of summer cloths this year, with a particular range from Solbiati selected to hang in longer lengths on the rails. The great advantage of this is that customers can drape them ... Read More
Mansion House in the City of London is hosting year-long display of the finest examples of wool used in both clothing and interior decoration, with the generous hospitality of Rt Hon The Lord Mayor Da... Read More
Moleskin is rather unusual in a jacket, being more often used for trousers. But it works very well here, going particularly well with the brown horn buttons Read More
Vicuna cloth has been very popular recently, mostly for overcoats. There seems to be a desire to use the best cloth possible, and vicuna is certainly the most luxurious. It has a beautiful feel to it,... Read More
 One of the last overcoats of the season, this is a double-breasted coat in fawn cashmere at the basted fitting stage Read More