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

Get the best at Telegraph Puzzles. Foo Hup rated it really liked it Apr 30, What can I say… I loved it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Lists with This Book. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Mike Jakes rated it really liked it May 10, It all started when I took up writing fanfiction because one of my MCs is always impeccably dressed and wears the most beautiful three piece suits. Richard Anderson is careful not just to document Savile Row, but to tell a story.

Bespoke: Savile Row Ripped & Smoothed Book Review

I would have liked more details about the actual construction of a suit, but I suppose that to get that I would need to apprentice myself on Savile Row! Bespoke is unlike many books on menswear insofar as it is light on pictures.


Richard does a nice job of weaving in details of the trade with a narrative of his personal experience as well as historical information. Learn more about Amazon Ripprd.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. All labor was completed in-house by an expert team of cutters, tailors, pressers, and seamstresses.

He explains how to even out a higher shoulder or a lower leg and make everything perfectly fitted. 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.

Book ReviewsLondonSuits 1 Comment. The overarching theme in the book is the pursuit of perfection. Heather rated it really liked it Jul 13, He makes you feel like you bespkke him and could have lunch with him. Product details Hardcover Publisher: Explore the Home Gift Guide. Gregory Peck comes in with his stunt double, the pair to be fitted with identical ripoed mohair lounge suits.

Keegan Wiebe rated it really liked it Mar 30, And lo and behold, what a rich world it is! Paul April 19, at 1: Bespoke firms on Savile Row are simply the best you can get when it comes soothed tailored clothing.

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I love a book that opens a whole new world to me and this one did. Jennifer rated it really liked it Jul 12, I devoured it on the daily train rides to and from work, in bed before going to sleep and during my lunch breaks, and whenever I had to put it down to return to my reality, I became really irritated.


All-in-all very well done. More from the web. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Tow the book is a bit of a “tell-all” regarding Savile Row and the bespoke tailoring smooothed, it is addressed at a lay audience and is a breezy read.

So what makes it so interesting? Return to Book Page. Like Telegraph Books on Facebook. Preview — Bespoke by Richard Anderson. For many, Huntsman is the saivle of the best. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. On being excitedly told the name of a new customer, who was on the phone and anxious to speak to him, he languidly inquired: Write a customer review.

Monday 31 December I would happily recommend this book to others. Tijm rated it liked it Jul 11, Richard Anderson is careful not This memoir chronicles the journey of a year old who dropped out of school to apprentice at Savile Row’s leading tailor shop, and who, as a Master Cutter, founded the youngest bespoke tailoring irpped on Savile Row. This book tells the story of the men and women of Fighter Command who worked tirelessly in air bases scattered throughout Britain to thwart the Nazis.

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