POSTS USING TAG 'chest'

I put together the chest of my second coat today. The first one was a few weeks ago – the people here chop and change the jobs they do day-to-day, no one just does one task, so I’ve been w... Read More
Over the past few weeks I’ve been learning aspects of how to make a coat. As a cutter, that’s not what I will do day to day once I’ve finished my apprenticeship, but it’s a use... Read More
When a coat comes down to me to put together, ready for a forward fitting, I need to baste the cloth, canvas and other parts together as well as sew other seams permanently. On the front section of a ... Read More
When I get a suit down to put together, one of the first things I have to do is assemble the various parts of the canvas. The canvas that we put in our coats is made up of three different parts: hairc... Read More

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In the year since I last contributed to The Notebook, I’ve gradually developed my tailoring skills to improve both accuracy and speed.I work under Paolo Nicodemi, and he’s been very good a... Read More
These are among a few of my favourite seersucker and linen cloths from the Solbiati collection we’re offering at the moment. I particularly like the range on offer: the seersuckers go from stand... 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
In only a couple of weeks, Savile Row will once again come together to exhibit the finest tailoring in the world at London Collections: Men. Combining with London’s best shirt makers, shoe maker... 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