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Brand: Hardy Amies

  Several readers asked what I was wearing in the video we produced recently for Begg & Co scarves. So here they are, one by one. In the jacket shots, above:Navy cashmere jacket by Solito.Not a great level of finish, but one of … > Read more
  There are just 19 of our cashmere squares left – the beautiful collaboration we started a few weeks ago with Begg & Co. The colours have sold pretty evenly, with 9 navy and 10 ‘natural’ (pictured above) remaining.The squares are … > Read more
 Over the next few months there is going to be a plethora of ready-to-wear shops opening that are in some way inspired by tailoring. Hardy Amies has just opened; then there’s E Tautz; Kilgour will have a full collection soon; Thom … > Read more
Below is a list of my favourite books on menswear, just in time for Christmas, in rough order. There are some noble exclusions, including Eric Musgrave, Bernard Roetzel and Nicholas Storey, but my aim was to list the 10 books … > Read more
As it is the season for fashion shows, I though a little quotation from Hardy Amies might be appropriate:“Clothes are meant for private living; clothes that produce excitement and applause give the press things to write about but shock the … > Read more
You’d be forgiven for thinking that Tom Baker makes rock ‘n’ roll suits. After all, that’s what he’s known for, that’s what he is pictured wearing and that’s what you see if you look through his window on D’Arblay Street, … > Read more
Following on from my note last week on the history of W Bill, here’s some information gleaned on the history of Smith Woollens. For many, including my tailor, Smith’s is a brand they swear by. Worsteds that are often a … > Read more
Today was the first menswear show in London I have ever felt inclined to go to – the collaboration between E Tautz, Gieves & Hawkes and Hardy Amies at the latter’s beautiful premises at 14 Savile Row.Only the second time … > Read more