There are many fine custom tailors to choose from like Chittleborough & Morgan. Hundreds of tailors, sewers and cutters practice the art that has defined English Tailors since the 1700’s. The British call it “Bespoke.” It means made to measure, ready to wear tailoring and or military outfitters. Don’t call it fashion it is custom made garments to the specification of the customer.
Poole & Company have the contract to make all the red uniforms for all the walking grooms that escort the Queen’s gold Stage Coach. Each uniform uses 35 yards of gold trimming. It takes 4 weeks to sew each uniform by hand. They are made the same way they were crafted 130 years ago. The standard is 14 stitches for each inch of fabric. The gold trimming consists of 2 ½ per cent real gold.