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
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Interesting inside view Fascinating window into men’s tailoring. I could picture the ssavile and the characters easily, and although famous names were mentioned it wasn’t in the sense of name dropping, merely to add to what was being said.
You got to see a world steeped in tradition, the changing of guards, the gritty realness of the fashion industry, and, above it all, an obsession about making suits of the highest quality. Mar 10, Silvia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Paul April 19, at 1: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with bespkke warranty. Bespoke firms on Savile Row are simply the best you can get when it comes to tailored clothing. Amazon Second Chance Rod it on, trade it in, give it a second life.
Share your thoughts with other customers. Having bsepoke again this summer the perverse need of many holidaying Englishmen to emphasise their beer bellies by wearing tight-fitting replica football shirts, I would call this autobiography of a master suit cutter very timely.
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. 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.
He makes you feel like you know him and could have lunch with him. 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. 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. 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.
Nov 27, Michael rated it it was amazing. Michael is a husband, father, clothes horse, musician, and Asian food enthusiast. 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 house on Savile Row. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read saving….
A behind-the-scenes expose of life on Savile Row from one of Britain’s most celebrated and successful tailors. Elzakun rated it really liked it Mar 30, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
All labor was completed in-house by an expert team of cutters, tailors, pressers, and seamstresses. I enjoyed this book.
Bespoke: Savile Row Ripped & Smoothed By Richard Anderson – Book Review
More from the web. And you get insights into the business and the craft of tailoring. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: An entertaining and engaging read. Savile Row Ripped And Besooke.
And lo and behold, what a rich world it is! This is his tone and that of Savile Row: This is a well-written, fun, easy-to-read book.
Bespoke: Savile Row Ripped And Smoothed by Richard Anderson
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