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Meyer & Mortimer has one of the oldest pedigrees among the Savile Row fraternity. The modern company traces its heritage back to the 1790s when Jonathan Meyer, a tailor from Austria, established a tailoring and military outfitting business at 36 Conduit Street, at the north end of Savile Row. Around the same time in Edinburgh, the Mortimer family was specialising in military outfitting, supplying officers with swords, ceremonial dirks and firearms. Many Mortimer weapons remain in existence.
Barrington Fabrics Ltd was established in the 1990's and its primary target area was the manufacturing of piece good for the middle and far east clothiers merchants and retail fabric stores.
It was in 1894 that Simeon Simpson set up a business as a bespoke tailor in Middlesex Street in London when he was only 16 years old. Being at the centre of the garment trade, Middlesex Street was better known by its nickname “Petticoat Lane”.
The Duke of Windsor - first as Prince of Wales and later while living in exile because of his sympathies for Hitler and his marriage to Wallies Simpson - loved to experiment, although the military uniforms perfectly matched his somewhat decadent face. I won't forget his breeches and boots during one walk with the Japanese princess through the gardens of Balmoral castle.
The University of Westminster is going to start the world's first Menswear Master's Degree program the upcoming Fall season. It will offer a two-year studying dedicated entirely to the men's clothing. The program will be led by Ike Rust, who previously served as the Royal College of Arts head of menswear design.
Hield Brothers was established in 1922 during the reign of His Majesty King George V of the United Kingdom, a year which saw the British Empire at its largest ever, covering one-quarter of the world's population. The company was founded by entrepreneurs David and Hugh Hield under the name Hield Brothers in West Yorkshire as a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth.
With all eyes on the 2015 MTV Video Awards red carpet, singer Jojo took this moment to provide the cameras and viewers a sultry and stunning look. The R&B singer wore a hand-sequined mini dress by renowned Indian designing duo Jani & Khosla.
The MANGO eyewear sunglasses line in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, South Africa and Thailand
The fashion brand MANGO and Opticalia continue to make headway in their international expansion plan, which began in October 2014 by selling MANGO Eyewear in Poland.
Today we are going to tell you a little bit more about the tailoring profession.
A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.
The first use of the word 'tailor' dates to the 13th century - 1297 according to the Oxford English Dictionary.
Jean Paul Gaultier Fall-Winter 2014/2015 retro-futuristic collection is called 'Rosbifs in Space' (rosbif is a term used in France for an English person). The designer makes no secret of his passion for all things British including the street style. The fashion show was decorated in green lights that enhanced the galactic vibe.