The King & Allen Charity Appeal

As you may know from our Facebook and Twitter posts, King & Allen were delighted to be presented with a letter of recognition from the charity Mapis. They run a service called ‘Suit2Go,’ which provides suits to disadvantaged men, in an effort to help them back into employment. Although these men may have received advice on training and skills, very often they are disheartened with the interview stage, as they have nothing appropriate to wear.

 

 

King & Allen have been working with Mapis for the past few months and have so far donated some trousers, jackets, waistcoats, shirts, coats and much-needed clothing rails. We were delighted to be a part of such a worthy cause and it gave us an idea…

King & Allen are launching an appeal for donations of old suits, so that we can continue to support Mapis and their Suit 2 Go service. If you have any suits that you no longer wear but are in good condition, please consider donating them to us. We would be happy to receive your donations at any of our branches.

King & Allen News
26 September 2019

The suit lover’s guide to the smart-casual office trend

An increasing number of companies are adopting a less formal office dress code these days, with fewer businesses expecting their male employees to show up in a suit and tie. Instead, the new watchword is ‘smart-casual’. But where does that leave the suit lover?

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Hype For Pinstripe

The term ‘pinstripe’ refers to the very thin, parallel lines that run through a cloth, contrasting with the main colour. Taken at face value, it would seem to be a fairly bland description of a simple fabric pattern. But the history of the pinstripe suit is anything from bland and, indeed, the suit itself has a host of connotations attached to it.

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Peaky Blinders: why we love Aunt Polly’s suit style

The new Peaky Blinders series is back with a bang and we’re not just talking about the storylines. As ever, Tommy and his crew look as sharp as the razor blades the real-life Peaky Blinder gang were rumoured to stitch into the peak of their flat caps.

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