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(Arrival at 5 Northumberland Street)

What makes a great Savile Row bespoke or made to measure suit?...Well, quite a lot of things but obviously a good cloth is the bedrock of how your new suit will turn out. I wrote a little about cloth earlier but this time we're going into the heart of the cloth business to give you a small insight as to why English, Huddersfield Worsted, rightly owns its reputation as the finest cloth in the world. A bold statement I know but Dugdale Bros, founded in 1896 is a name which is indelibly imprinted on my mind. Dugdale's cathedral like premises at number 5 Northumberland Street, Huddersfield is the address of the first cloth merchant I visited and dealt with as an apprentice at Redmayne. At the time, Mr Charnock senior was in charge and Robert was just a junior like me in the trade.

(Arrival at Dugdale Bros)

A few years have passed since then and even though Savile Row tailors, along with many business are taking a beating. We're both still here and looking forward to better times ahead. It was a delight to drop in and see friends last week and I'd like to thank Robert and all of the team for their kind and welcoming hospitality. With the introductions out of the way, I'll stop my chatter and let my simple record of the day, filmed on an iphone do all the talking. I'm not in the movie business so forgive the quality of the production, though I simply hope you enjoy this unscripted look inside one of the world's finest cloth merchants. Thank you for dropping by.

(A grand day out)

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Tom And Claire

About Tom

Tom has been involved at the highest level in the tailoring industry for over 37 years. He has also been blogging and furthering knowledge of the craft for over 15 years. He is married to Claire and has three children.

See how this tailor pays the bills and follow me @Redmayne1860 on Instagram.

Orange…And not just the coat.
Wear your colour at Redmayne.

Cloth from Holland & Sherry, Mesh & Hopsack blazers - 302122
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Throwback Thursday. 

Long live the King…Redmayne was there for our last one.
That’s what you call Heritage.
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Luxembourg…Time to dress well. Redmayne are coming.

Cloth - Holland & Sherry, Sherry Tweed 8821106
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What a weekend… God save the King!
Tom talks about his fittings with the King when he was then Prince of Wales.
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Good morning, it’s Coronation day… A busy one but a wonderful one. How privileged we are to play a small part in this.
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Coronation ready… Mr Mahon presses a pair of cashmere stripe trousers for a clients morning suit.
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English Espresso… something for the sunshine.
Redmayne Acclaim 3piece suit, order yours today.

Cloth - Huddersfield Fine Worsted, Fresco III, no.510246
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When Mr Mahon’s in London… The apprentices wanted to try the latest Wes Anderson trend. I think it rather suits our trade…
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Big challenges develop bigger skills…Keep on that road.
Redmayne Apprentices.
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Join us for a morning walk in London’s West End. From Piccadilly Circus to the heart of tailoringdom….Redmayne. You know where to come - Literally! 
Enjoy your weekend.
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Molly, Redmayne apprentice. Long road but enjoying the journey. Pass the knowledge on.
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Old skills…Young hands. Happy Easter to you all.
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Home to the Redmayne workshop and bathed in British sunshine. It’s a happy day back with the team.
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What a trip! Thank you everyone, it’s been a pleasure to see you all. Just time for that pint before heading home!
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“The most valuable commodity I know of is information “ Gordon Gekko.
You know where to come… Redmayne 1860.
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Sharp dressed man…

Always a given when your wearing your Redmayne suit. Dress well… Redmayne1860
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It’s Friday and he’s a long flight this weekend…..USA here we come.
Enjoy your weekend.
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A cold morning….It’s ok, 13oz 3 piece will do the trick. 
Enjoy your day and Dress Well.
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Ladies wearing braces….Why not, especially today. 
What do you think?

Cloth - Holland & Sherry, Mesh & Hopsack Blazers, 3020005
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Simple black coat…. Not really, time for the Oscar’s.
We better get a move on!

Cloth - Smith Woollens, Formal & Dress Wear, 7844
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The ultimate bespoke drape cut… You know it makes sense.

See the full video on our YouTube channel - Savile Row Tales.
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Morning Will… Talented apprentices, if you can sew, you can sew anything. Another day at Redmayne.
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Disco drafting… you can tell we’re busy.
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