Kathryn Sargent becomes first female tailor to open shop on Savile Row

Kathryn Sargent, who became the first woman in the history of Savile Row to achieve position of Head Cutter in 2009, today for the first time in four centuries of Piccadilly’s association with tailoring, becomes the first female master tailor to open her own store on historic Savile Row. Head...

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Gentleman’s Fashion: The Need for Tweed

Cheesborough invented Vaseline in the nick of time. By 1860, when marathon cycle rides and day long beagling events were carried out in doormat-thick tweed plus fours, the thrill of the chaff may have been overvalued. The ‘twill’ is the strengthening diagonal thread in the weave. A package of cloth...

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