Stories, whether in literature or film, are rife with fiendishly stylish characters like Dracula in his tuxedo; The Invisible Man in a smoking jacket, and the devil in a three-piece suit. We consider how the bad are the best at looking good.
To celebrate the launch of our new made-to-measure range of suits, we thought we would continue to look into the history of the lounge suit with our second and final instalment. Where did it originate and when? For Part I, please go to The History of the Suit Part I.
Pockets, Princes & New York's Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). With the help of FIT and their exhibition Pockets to Purses: Fashion + Function we discover an old Meyer & Mortimer garment in New York City and put pockets firmly back on our gratitude list.
Meyer & Mortimer receive a visit from Steve Davies who is the founder of the battle re-enactment group The 5/60th Rifles. We discover we share common ground, plus, we get an insight into the group, their uniforms and their battles.