I don't know all the answers but I’m definitely learning quick and fast in the process of launching my own label. I dream big and have a goal for how successful I want Featherstone London to be – but as a start up company where do you begin?
This month features a guest article from Jack Prenter, founder of Known Man. I have always said that every detail matters and a great fitting shirt is central to making an outfit look immaculate.
So, you have spent thousands on a bespoke suit, bought a crisp white shirt and some nice leather brogues. Sure the big things are important – just don’t forget the little ones!
On my quest to make my new range quintessentially British I have come across a contemporary fabric designer based in Nottingham. We met on Savile Row a while back and something instinctively told me to keep hold of her contact details.
I am very excited to announce that this summer I will be launching my own bespoke tailoring business and accessory line under my brand Featherstone London. You can already follow my planning on Instagram and Facebook. (Both Featherstone London)
Too much of any one thing is bad. Especially when it comes to patterns. You can match up colours but don’t overdose on one design. Ties, pocket squares and cufflinks should live up to their name – an ‘accessory’ to perfectly compliment your look, not dominate it.
We live in a world where everything is disposable, including clothing. Cheap manufacturing, often made in an unethical way means we aren’t making informed choices when it comes to our fashion.
Tweeds are an icon of traditional Irish and British country clothing, being desirable for informal outerwear, due to the material being moisture-resistant and durable. Tweeds are made to withstand harsh climate and are commonly worn for outdoor activities such as shooting and hunting. (Source:Wikipedia)
Whilst newer hotels may have all the mod cons, I prefer a more rural setting with open countryside and lots of character.
As we countdown to Christmas Day, this is the only calendar you will need this season to update your winter wardrobe.