POSTS USING TAG 'smoking jacket'

At this time of year we start to see a real shift with what is being ordered or coming back to us after a fitting. It might be the middle of summer but we are often working on garments that will be wo... Read More
There's a great shape to the lapels on this green-velvet smoking jacket, and it's a nice excuse to highlight the work on the frogging too, on both the fronts and cuffs Read More

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The British are always so quick to complain. If it’s too cold, it’s too cold. If it’s too hot, it’s too hot. It seems we’re never happy. The Cool Wool bunch from Scabal i... 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
One of the first things I had to learn was cutting and arranging all the extra parts of the coat that aren’t cut upstairs – the pockets, the lining and the flaps. It’s called fixing ... Read More
We would like to wish bespoke embroidery company Hawthorne & Heaney a happy five year anniversary. To celebrate we sat down with founder Claire Barrett to talk about the origins of the company and som... Read More
I’ve just finished basting a coat for a fitting. The last part was attaching the collar, which is just the backing of canvas and melton at this point. I cut them both out using a cardboard patte... Read More