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The Prince of Wales check is named after Edward VII (not his grandson Edward VIII as many people believe). The original check was created in around 1840 by the countess of Seafield to outfit her game-keepers (who still wear the check to this day).
The vast majority of bespoke suits are made from wool. Wool is comfortable, hardwearing and hangs well on the body, which we explored in our feature on sheep last month. However, there are plenty of other cloths worth considering if you’re looking to expand your tailored suit wardrobe.
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In our constant quest to offer our customers even more choice, this month we have introduced the King & Allen Fabric Pledge: We pledge to use our knowledge and the contacts we have at our extensive collection of cloth merchants to find the fabric that you want.King & Allen News
Our clients are at the heart of everything we do here at King & Allen and we're always delighted to welcome previous customers back for a new garment. In a recent survey, we found that a lot of our clients wanted the opportunity to be able to reorder items, such as trousers and shirts, without necessarily coming in to see us.