The authentic bespoke tradition is personal.
It’s about you,
it’s about how you want to appear in the world,
and it’s about your relationship with the craftsperson who can help you realise this. More: Bespoke tailoring
In association with Tailoring for Women Ltd.
It’s strange how music makes unusual connections in our brain. I was listening by chance to an old Yardbirds hit from 1966 – Over under sideways down… just as I was marking up some new cloth, when I realised that they were singing about exactly what I was doing! Cloth arrives folded with the wrong side facing out and right side protected in. More: Over under sideways down
One of the things I find most satisfying about tailoring is the opportunity to create practical but aesthetic garments. The perfect combination of usefulness and artistry! And of course these days we all benefit from hi-tech scientific developments both in the processing of fabrics and in the development of new materials. More: Is tailoring eco-friendly?
Tailoring for Women specialises in creating a premium quality wardrobe for women in high profile professional positions – in finance, commerce, law, the arts, media and sports. With over twenty years of Savile Row expertise to call on, Carol Alayne has created a unique bespoke service dedicated exclusively to the special demands of women. More: Bespoke solutions
During the Christmas period an interesting discussion was started on the IoD (Institute of Directors) LinkedIn Group. It came from a simple request for information. “When making a hiring decision how important is a candidate’s appearance to you” It soon prompted over 50 comments from MD’s, partners and CEO’s from across the business world.
While a small minority felt that appearance should not be a major factor, most agreed that it was an important matter and that scrutiny of a candidate began from the moment they entered the room. More: IoD: Appearance matters
Recognised as a pioneer of bespoke tailoring for women, Carol Alayne has over 25 years experience of creating striking garments for arts, sports and media personalities and business wear for professionals and executives.
Tailoring for Women • +44 (0) 7950 401 881
61 The Exchange Building • 132 Commercial Street • London E1 6NQ