Book tip: Bespoke, by Richard Anderson

Well Dressed Dad

On a recent trip to London I made a point of seeking out the famous Savile Row. I’d watched the 3-part docu-series the BBC had made about Savile Row focusing on it’s changing fortunes and I was really curious about what the street was really like. I did a post on this visit a while back, it can be found here.

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This post is very much linked to Savile Row, as Richard Anderson, the author of “Bespoke” has been working on The Row since he was 16, back in 1982, and the book is about his first 30 or so years there. Anyone with even a passing interest in sartorial matters and menswear in particular will at some point have been curious about Savile Row and the traditional tailors that are still the mainstay of the street. We have all read about the eye-wateringly expensive…

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