The History of Saville Row

Located at the end of Savile Row for the past 5 years, our shop is inevitably connected to the long-standing history of the area. Formerly located in the famous Burlington Arcade, we moved to our new location at the end of 2014 to gain more space to showcase our unique range of leather products and make your in-store experience even more exceptional. Building on the famously personalised service, our spot right at the end of Savile Row seems to be the perfect finish to your say of tailor-made shopping. Once you have decided on where to have your next three piece made, pop into our shop to get elegantly matching leather accessories. But until then, find out more about the history of the most famous road in Mayfair below:

Known for bespoke tailoring for men since the late 18th century, the number of tailors has grown over time and with that given the street its famous notion for “Savile Row Tailoring”, a style that initiated a new era of British bespoke tailoring and has been modernising the common approach to suits cut and made by hand. But the street wasn’t only home to British tailors – Shortly after it was built in around 1735, it housed the Royal Geographical Society from which many explorations into Africa and the North Pole were planned. Next to that many of the tailors on Savile Row have a history of tailoring for the British Military and still do produce garments for official events that you might or might not have seen even on television. Above all, the shops and boutiques on Savile Row are continuing to offer tailored service and so do we – Email us for bespoke enquiries and we are happy to copy or make up almost everything you have in mind!

Photos Courtesy of and FashionBeans.