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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 once worked for a made-to-measure shop that did some full custom work, and even as an employee I was priced out.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Bewpoke knew all that went into a bespoke suit. Jacquephat rated it it was amazing Jun 07, Nov 10, Mitch rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I love a book that opens a whole new world to me and this one did. I enjoyed this book. On being excitedly told the name of a new customer, who was on the phone and anxious to speak to him, he languidly inquired: This first book of its kind from the point of view of an actual maker of some of the finest men’s garments available today.

Bespoke: Savile Row Ripped & Smoothed Book Review

Write a customer review. A good raconteur type of book. This book was an amazing peek behind the curtain of high quality bespoke suit making in London’s famous Savile Row.


I love this book! Paul April 19, at 1: Naomi Kelsey rated it it was amazing Dec 24, Anderson gives an accessible insight into the world of bespoke clothing, specifically Savile Row’s world, which as it turns out is not without its infighting, fame, larger-than-life personalities, and horror stories.

So what makes it so interesting? The essential gift book for any pet lover – real-life tales of devoted dogs, rebellious cats and other unforgettable four-legged friends. I identified with a lot of his experiences.

Bespoke: Savile Row Ripped & Smoothed By Richard Anderson – Book Review

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.

Rippdd 23, Vicki rated it really liked it. I would have liked more details about the actual construction of a suit, but I suppose that to get that I would need to apprentice myself on Savile Row!

Isaac Bolger rated it really liked it Jan 29, bbespoke In bespoke tailoring, it seems that the journey is just as important as the destination. Book ReviewsLondonSuits 1 Comment. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Who knew what ‘bespoke’ even meant! I devoured it on the 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.

As a sewer, I enjoyed learning the technical side of the craft.

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I especially like the visual qnd the presser making a cheese melt sandwich at lunch, then pressing a suit after! The book is dedicated to the cult of bespoke.

Some of these events no spoilers here vividly evoke the long heritage of bespoke tailoring, and are especially poignant. I have a true respect for suit makers and especially those ‘Bespoke’ makers. Jane Buck rated it liked it Nov 20, An entertaining and engaging read. Thanks for telling us about smooothed problem.

Elzakun rated it really liked it Mar 30, You got to see a world steeped in tradition, the changing of guards, the gritty realness of the fashion industry, and, above it all, an obsession about making suits of the highest quality. He makes you feel like you know him and could have lunch with him.

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Rippd, if you want your stories to be believable and if you want your characters to come to life, you need to do some proper research, and so I started researching bespoke clothing.

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