Sunday, 27 July 2014
Wednesday, 23 July 2014
At this stage, the trousers are sitting much cleaner around my thigh and seat, and the slight drag around my hip bones will be eased once the waistband is attached and the pockets go in, allowing the trousers to sit properly. The trousers are also to be finished with no break at the front for a cleaner finish.
Basted garments are initially made-up without pockets or a waistband so that they can be more easily altered.
Thursday, 17 July 2014
Tuesday, 8 July 2014
A fabulous double-breasted blazer with a pleasingly full and gentle shape, cut in a densely woven Italian linen hopsack.
Tuesday, 1 July 2014
Here, the dragging of excess cloth on the rear half of the trouser across my seat can clearly be seen.
Chalking the trouser side-seam where more cloth needs letting out to ease the front of the trouser.
Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Note the exclusive mother of pearl buttons, ground and polished to echo the sculpted shape of a horn button. Attention to detail such as this is what sets Chester Barrie apart from other sartorial designers.
All images courtesy of Chester Barrie.
Friday, 20 June 2014
The company's new 'Urban Tweeds' are the ideal example of this easy sartorial style. Proudly displayed on mannequins throughout the