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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It followed the life of Richard Anderson, from when he started as an apprentice cutter just out of high school or “University”, or whatever Brits call itall the way through the build up of his own brand. I even understood most of the sewing situations he talked about. In bespoke tailoring, it seems that the journey is dipped as important as the destination.

You got to see a world steepe I love to hear about the lives of real people doing their jobs, especially in professions that are glamorized or otherwise displayed as one-sided.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The author is unpretentious when he could be.

Nov 10, Mitch rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I love this book! Michael is a husband, father, clothes horse, musician, and Annd food enthusiast.

I love to hear about the lives of real people doing their jobs, especially in professions that bespoie glamorized or otherwise displayed as one-sided.


Open Preview See a Problem? I have a true smoohhed for suit makers and especially those ‘Bespoke’ makers. On being excitedly told the name of a new customer, who was on the phone and anxious to speak to him, he languidly inquired: I especially like the visual of the presser making a cheese melt sandwich at lunch, then pressing a suit after!

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Isaac Bolger rated it really liked it Jan 29, Feb 14, Helen Stothard rated it really liked it. Anderson is justifiably entranced by the lore and terminology of his trade. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Miles rated it really liked it Sep 30, East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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Book ReviewsLondonSuits 1 Comment. Learn how your comment data is processed. All-in-all very well done.

What can I say… I loved it. A collection of the best contributions and reports from the Telegraph focussing on the key events, decisions and moments in Churchill’s life. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Preview — Bespoke by Richard Anderson. A behind-the-scenes expose of life on Savile Row from one of Britain’s most celebrated and successful tailors. Lists with This Book.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Bespike does a nice job of weaving in details of the trade with a narrative of his personal experience as well as historical information.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It seems brutal and unnecessary, but the vibe that you get is such that working for Huntsman is like military training: Anderson gives an accessible insight into the world of bespoke clothing, specifically Savile Row’s world, which as it turns out is not without its infighting, fame, larger-than-life personalities, and horror stories.

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Like Telegraph Books on Facebook. Refresh and try again. You get a good feel what it was like to start from the very bottom – fetching coffee and sandwiches for the rest of the staff – and slowly work up the ladder to the pinnacle of the tailoring profession. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

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