Bespoke: Savile Row Ripped and Smoothed is the true-life story of a boy who quit school to become an apprentice on Savile Row, home to London’s most. Bespoke has ratings and 13 reviews. Shawn said: This book told a story of a craftsman. While it was particularly interesting to me as someone who is. Andrew Martin finds that Bespoke, Richard Anderson’s account of the life and lore of a Savile Row cutter, suits him nicely.

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Bespoke: Savile Row Ripped And Smoothed by Richard Anderson

Get to Know Us. Nov 03, Shawn rated it it was smooothed. The used book store from England that I purchased my copy from sent me a signed copy from Mr. Jul 21, Ttailor added it. Jennifer rated it really liked it Jul 12, There’s a wealth of information in his book that you’ll find indispensable, complete with an excellent glossary of tailoring terms.

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Bespoke: Savile Row Ripped and Smooth by Richard Anderson: review

I enjoyed reading about his personal success story. It combines the history and mystique of Saville Row with the humour of Richard Anderson, it is also a form of business guide as well.


He explains how to even out a higher shoulder or a lower leg and bwspoke everything perfectly fitted. This first book of its kind from the point of view of an actual maker of some of the finest men’s garments available today.

More from the web. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Though the book is a bit of a “tell-all” regarding Savile Row and the bespoke tailoring trade, it is addressed at a lay audience and is a breezy read. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Zac Stevens rated it it was amazing Aug 19, All davile was completed in-house by an expert team of cutters, tailors, pressers, and seamstresses. Who knew what ‘bespoke’ even meant!

Interesting inside view Fascinating window into men’s tailoring.

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Anderson spends his first few years essentially as an errand boy, fetching cigarettes and sandwiches for his bosses or shuttling garments in various stages of production between departments. You got to see a world steeped in tradition, roow changing of guards, the gritty realness of the fashion industry, and, above it all, an obsession about making suits of the highest quality.


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It seems brutal and unnecessary, but the vibe that you get is such that working for Huntsman is like military training: Peck confided to an employee that all the man would be doing in the suit was falling off the back of a lorry and rolling around in some oil. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This is a well-written, fun, easy-to-read book.

At approximately pages and by no means dense, you can get through it in a day. Custom Suit Makers Reviewed. I have a true respect for suit makers and especially those ‘Bespoke’ makers. Nov 10, Mitch rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Gregory Ane comes in with his stunt double, the pair to be fitted with identical white mohair lounge suits. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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