One Savile Row - The Invention of the English Gentleman (Gieves & Hawkes)
A handsome volume covering all aspects of bespoke tailoring from the perspective of the tailoring firm Gieves & Hawkes. This is the most visually stunning representation of tailoring practices you will find!
Savile Row is the world’s iconic address for the best in bespoke tailoring, and home to legendary Gieves & Hawkes, suppliers to the British military for more than two centuries and furnishers to elegant gentlemen today. This volume traces the rich history of tailoring, drawing from Gieves & Hawkes’ vast, unpublished archives of client ledgers, garments and accessories, and photographs. It also includes today’s bespoke tailoring and ready-to-wear collections, making this an indispensible book on classic men’s style and fine tailoring.
Texts by: Marcus Binney, Simon Crompton, Alasdair Macleod, Colin McDowell, & Peter Tilley
Photography by: Bruno Ehrs
Published in 2014