POSTS USING TAG 'velvet'

Over the past few months I've had the opportunity to learn a wide range of new techniques. Jennie, my teacher works on a lot of specialist formal wear and I've been lucky enough to be able to assist h... Read More
The term espadrille is French and comes from the word in the Occitan language, which originates from “espardenya” in Catalan.  In Catalan is meant a type of shoes made with “esp... 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
I’ll press a suit when it comes back from having an alteration, or before a client tries it on if it’s been on the rail for a while. You always start with the inside first and then do the ... Read More

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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
A tweed made especially for Anderson & Sheppard is here worked into a strongly coloured combination, with the orange cloth's purple overcheck picked up in the melton of the collar, and complimented by... Read More
Once the cloth for a suit is cut, the various trimmings need to be added to it before it can all be sent to the appropriate tailor.There are three different parts to the structure of the chest: linen ... 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