POSTS USING TAG 'trousers'
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
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
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
The Golden shears for me has been an absolute joy to enter and was totally worth the months of hard work getting it all finished. I was so proud to get through to the final catwalk and was thrilled to... 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
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
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
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
In recent months I’ve been busy making a couple of extra trousers for my suits. Not only has it been really good practice, but it’s allowed me to try something different with the style. I ... Read More
I’ve been involved with the development of our trousers at Clifford Street since 2011. The first pair I cut for the project were made up in white winter cotton and based on my own pattern.We wen... Read More
It’s been an exciting few weeks, with the Clifford Street shop opening at last. We’ve been pleasantly surprised by how busy the street is and by the reaction to the window displays. When w... 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
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
It’s the time of year again when members of the Anderson & Sheppard cutting room who go in with customers, who need to represent the firm by wearing A&S garments, have a stock suit made. Most of... Read More
When customers know what they want in a style, they will sometimes order many of the same model in different colours, to give themselves the greatest range of options.That was the case with the custom... Read More
In my last post on trouser style options, I mentioned the different ways of adjusting the waist: strap and buckle, belt loops or buttons. The white trousers pictured had a strap and buckle. Above is t... 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
On a new pair of trousers I made recently – to wear at the Golden Shears – I introduced a little design element I saw on a pair of customer’s trousers. It’s an extended crossov... Read More
I tried a few different technical things with the trousers I made for myself for the MTBA summer party earlier this year.I made them with a single pleat rather than the normal two, and rather than jus... 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
Many men these days prefer plain-front trousers, but I’ve always liked pleats. It creates a natural, sharp line to the front of the trouser, giving shape to the front of the garment. The Anderso... Read More
When I first joined Anderson & Sheppard I quickly realised there was a lot to learn about how the organisation works and every process is related. You just have to observe the logistics, the customer ... Read More