POSTS USING TAG 'how I got here'

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
I suppose I’ve been interested in working with my hands my whole life. My mother and father pushed us to be creative when we were children. We had a huge table full of coloured paints, threads, ... Read More

OTHER POSTS OF INTEREST
Today we received a visit from Sam Goates, founder of artisan cloth Woven in the Bone.  Sam came down from Scotland to review cloth samples with Colin for three new Anderson & Sheppard house twee... Read More
Just one of the suits cut by Leon Powell for our shop floor, a bespoke navy classic flannel double breasted suit, cloth is Holland & Sherry 753205 9oz and is styled with our wool/silk ikat pocket sqau... Read More
Most customers fall into one of two camps with trousers. If they have had suits made before, they probably have a consistent style and stick with that across most pairs of trousers – style in tr... Read More
When a new customer comes to Anderson & Sheppard, their measurements and order are placed in a slightly complex series of records.First, all a customer's measurements are placed in the measure book. T... Read More
This past month I’ve been learning a lot about the different lays for different types of suit. A lay is the way the sections of a suit are arranged on the cloth, and there are lots of permutatio... Read More