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King & Allen bring you all the very best style advice, news and ‘tailored’ articles. If you have a question that you’d like to see answered on our blog, send us an email to [email protected].

 

22 October 2020

Our New Cloth is Made out of Recycled Bottles

At King & Allen, we are always looking for new ways to break new ground, grow and bring the best possible service to our clients. A big part of that is making sure that we keep up-to-date on the very latest styles, trends and fabrics, as well as innovating ways to improve our service and our standards. That’s why we’re so excited to announce our new fabric range, made from recycled bottles!

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22 October 2020

King & Allen's Partnership with The Word Forest

As you may know, King & Allen are strongly committed to innovation and producing suits that are not only beautifully-crafted but that also reflect our clients and their needs in a diverse, ever-changing world. We take our corporate social responsibility seriously and we are always looking for ways to contribute to a better, more sustainable world.

King & Allen News Vegan
01 October 2020

Lucy Spraggan Gets Her Suits Altered

As you may know, King & Allen have been making suits for singer-songwriter Lucy Spraggan for a few years now and we just love her sartorial flair! When she recently lost weight, her suits needed an update and she brought them along to Karl at our Wilmslow branch for some alterations.

Style Tips & Advice Celebrity Style
21 September 2020

Four Ways To Wear a Navy Blue Suit

The navy blue suit is an absolute must in anyone's wardrobe. Versatile, flattering and classically stylish, we are absolute devotees of this most iconic and fundamental of suits.

Style Tips & Advice
21 September 2020

The Top Three Check Patterns For Autumn

The check suit is as varied and as unique as the people wearing it. At King & Allen, we are strong proponents of a beautifully-made check suit and, have found, in the last few years there has been a definite resurgence in the popularity of these garments.

Style Tips & Advice Style History
25 August 2020

Outerwear Offer

Every Autumn we start thinking about our options for winter outerwear. Will it be a classic, three-button overcoat in camel? A tweed sports jacket? A double-breasted pea coat? With this in mind, King & Allen have decided to run a promotion with our cloth merchants, bringing a fantastic offer to our clients.

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20 July 2020

How to Dress for a Video Interview

In the past few months, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, there has been a dramatic shift in the world of work. A lot of businesses have chosen to keep their staff working from home and, with Zoom and other platforms reporting a massive uptake in daily users, video conferencing apps have come into their own...

Style Tips & Advice Business Style
17 July 2020

The Surprising History of Pockets

Small. Utilitarian. Inconspicuous. The pocket doesn’t exactly engender a lot of attention from designers, stylists and the fashion world as a whole. And yet, the history of the pocket goes back thousands of years...

Style History
16 July 2020

What is Spezzato?

At King & Allen, we are big fans of mixing and matching our suits. So imagine our joy and delight when we discovered the Italian art of 'Spezzato.'

Style Tips & Advice
26 May 2020

We Are Reopening

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister on the 25th May, we will be reopening our Surbiton, Liverpool Street and Wilmslow stores on the 16th June.

King & Allen News
15 May 2020

Postponing a Wedding

We've put  together a brief guide and some resources for what to do once you've decided on a new date for your big day.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
14 May 2020

Lockdown Weddings And Celebrations

While we look forward to re-opening and helping you all find your fit for your special day, we also thought it might bring a smile to our follower’s faces to see how some people have kept their lockdown weddings and celebrations going.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings
02 April 2020

Getting Dressed As Part of a Routine

As the world grapples with the Coronavirus pandemic, millions of people are being asked to work from home. For those unfamiliar with remote working, this has come of a bit of a shock to the system. With psychologists and pundits alike advocating the importance of routine to remain grounded amidst the chaos...

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09 March 2020

Our Spring Cloth Offer

As you may know, King & Allen have a great relationship with our favourite cloth merchant, Holland & Sherry. They are the world-renowned supplier of some of the finest, most luxurious cloths available. And this Spring, you could benefit from our Spring Cloth Offer, which we are running in conjunction with Holland & Sherry.

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06 March 2020

Choosing a wedding suit to fit the season

We’ve picked out a wedding for each season, with top tips on what to wear on the big day, along with a little something to give your celebrations that extra edge.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings Country Style
05 March 2020

Standout Moments in the History of Women’s Power Suits

The women’s suit has a long and storied history that is innovative, exciting and, at times, turbulent. When we think of the “power suit” we often think of it as being a modern invention, sported by caricatures like Gordon Gecko. But we believe that the power suit, itself a bold proclamation of strength at the intersection of fashion and politics, has a longer history when it comes to the story of women’s suiting. So here are some of our standout moments in the history of the woman’s power suit.

Style Tips & Advice Celebrity Style Style History
29 January 2020

Our New Range - Vegan Tailoring

As you may or may not know, King & Allen have been making suits for our vegan clients for the past few years. A vegan suit is, put simply, a suit made using no animal products.

Style Tips & Advice King & Allen News Vegan
28 January 2020

How to create the perfect blue-themed wedding

With blue set to be more popular than ever for weddings this year, find out how to incorporate this timeless and calming hue into your big day, starting with a fabulous suit.

Style Tips & Advice Weddings

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