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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I found this book absolutely fascinating. All labor was completed in-house by an expert team of cutters, tailors, pressers, and seamstresses.

His workmates and especially his apprenticeship mentors are essential characters. Mar 10, Silvia rated it it was amazing Shelves: It followed the life of Richard Anderson, from when smootjed started as an apprentice cutter just out of high school or “University”, or whatever Brits call itall the way through the build up of his own brand. Lists with This Book. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. In bespoke tailoring, it seems that the journey is just as important as the destination. This droll and engrossing book goes off towards the end, when it becomes a rather breathless advert for the business Anderson set up on leaving Huntsman in Jul 25, Julia rated it liked it Shelves: Explore the Home Gift Guide.


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Bespoke: Savile Row Ripped & Smoothed Book Review

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I devoured it on rippd 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. This book was an amazing peek rjpped the curtain of high quality bespoke suit making in London’s famous Savile Row.

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. Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Eric Rietveld rated it liked it Oct 17, Custom Suit Makers Reviewed.

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Bespoke: Savile Row Ripped And Smoothed by Richard Anderson

I love a book that opens a whole new world to me and this one did. Having noted 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. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.


Preview — Bespoke by Richard Anderson. He sometimes describes some aspect of the tailoring trade as a way to set the table to foreshadow major events in his career. Paul April 19, at 1: Feb 14, Helen Ripled rated it really liked it. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. 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.

I have a true respect for suit makers and especially those ‘Bespoke’ makers. More from the web. I especially like the visual of the presser making a cheese melt sandwich at lunch, then pressing a suit after!