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07 September 2017

Adam Thomas’ Wedding Suit: How We Designed the Suits for Their Country Manor Wedding

This Summer, we had the pleasure of tailoring a wedding suit for Emmerdale actor, Adam Thomas. We also made suits for his best men (and brothers), Ryan and Scott, as well as his adorable son, Teddy, who is only two years old. OK! Magazine shared the exclusive photographs from Adam and Caroline’s country manor wedding in this week’s issue and we were blown away.

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15 May 2017

Nick and Charlotte’s Sunny Wedding in Southern Italy

King & Allen groom Nick and his wife, Charlotte, got married in beautiful Sorrento in the company of friends and family. If you’re planning on getting married abroad, Southern Italy is not a bad place to do it! Clear blue skies, glorious sunshine and incredible scenery: it’s the perfect backdrop for any Summer wedding.

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13 April 2017

Steve and Gill’s Classic Wedding at Rookery Hall, Nantwich

King & Allen groom Steve and his wife, Gill, planned a small but special wedding at the beautiful Rookery Hall in Nantwich.

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05 April 2017

Lucy Spraggan in King & Allen on the Cover of DIVA magazine

This month, we were delighted to find out that singer-songwriter, Lucy Spraggan, has been featured on the cover of DIVA magazine’s 250th issue, wearing one of her King & Allen suits!

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15 March 2017

Announcing the Winner of This Year’s King & Allen Photo Competition

On Valentine’s Day this year, we invited our customers to enter our annual photo competition by sharing a photo of them wearing their King & Allen suit. It was a particularly strong year with many stunning photographs shared on social media.

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21 February 2017

Sam and Tara: An Intimate and Relaxed Wedding in the Heart of Manchester

King & Allen groom Sam and his wife, Tara, first sent us their wedding photos a few months ago. Ever since, we have been admiring their fantastic style and the relaxed, personal vibe of their wedding day.

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22 December 2016

Do men look sexier in suits? We discover the truth…

On this blog, we often encourage our readers to dress better and take more care in their appearance. We’ve seen the positive impact a well-fitting suit can have on our customers, so we speak from experience. But is there any scientific evidence to prove that a suit actually makes a difference?

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22 December 2016

King & Allen Photoshoot with Bridal Chic in the City

Dear readers, it is a delight to introduce our guest blogger, Nicole Borneuf of Bridal Chic in the City. Nicole is a wedding blogger, based in Manchester, who is passionate about promoting talented, independent businesses within the wedding industry.

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04 November 2016

Build a Bespoke Wardrobe You Can Be Proud Of

If you wear suits for work, you should really have a different suit for every day of the working week. To some, this might seem like a lot, however, this allows you to rest your suits between wears so that they stay in good condition and therefore, last much longer.

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26 August 2016

Go Behind-the-Scenes at King & Allen’s Latest Photoshoot

On a gloriously sunny day, earlier this year, King & Allen and a talented team of photographers, videographers and models travelled to two magnificent locations across London to shoot our latest campaign.

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11 August 2016

When King & Allen made Lucy Spraggan her Wedding Suit

When former X Factor contestant, Lucy Spraggan, came to us for her wedding suit, we knew we would be creating something truly unique.

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11 June 2016

An Interview with Jack Parris – Winner of K&A Photo Competition 2016

Meet Jack Parris: the lucky winner of a bespoke King & Allen suit! Readers, meet Jack Parris – the winner of this year’s King & Allen photo competition. His fantastic entry to the competition was a firm favourite with our facebook followers and ended up winning him a brand new suit! Today, we’re catching up with Jack to see how he got on with his second bespoke suit (of many, we’re sure!)

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01 June 2016

King & Allen in the Vogue 100 Exhibition

It was a huge honour for King & Allen to be included in the Vogue 100 exhibition this month at the National Portrait Gallery. The exhibition celebrated 100 years of Vogue magazine, showcasing the incredible range of photography featured in the magazine since it was founded in 1916. Featuring over 280 prints from the Condé Nast archives, this is the first time they have ever been exhibited together.

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24 March 2016

K&A Suit Photo Competition – we have a winner!

Last month we invited you to send in a photo of you in your K&A suit for a chance to win £700 to spend in store. There were a huge amount of entries, so it was a genuine challenge to shortlist our favourite 6 which were then voted for by the Facebook community. The competition garnered a huge amount of attention, with over 800 votes cast. But in the end, there could only be one winner, with a very impressive 321 votes… Congratulations to Jack Parris – we look forward to making you a new suit!

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23 March 2016

King & Allen groom Colin and his wife, Steph, travelled to New York for their non-traditional, elopement wedding in Central Park.

King & Allen groom Colin and his wife, Steph, travelled to New York for their non-traditional, elopement wedding in Central Park.

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22 July 2014

Take a tour of our latest showrooms

The wonders of modern technology! Thanks to the clever folks at Google you can now take a full tour of our Liverpool Street and Amersham showrooms from the comfort of your computer! So if you haven’t been to our latest two stores recently, or if you live too far away to visit them, now’s your chance to take a sneaky peak. Unfortunately you can’t feel the fabrics, or hear the tailors beavering away – but it’s the closest to the real experience you’ll get without leaving the house… Tour the Liverpool Street showroom. Tour the Amersham showroom.

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23 April 2014

We are Social!

At K&A we have always taken great pleasure from sharing on social media. It gives us an opportunity to engage with the menswear community and hopefully impart some wisdom along the way! However, we are aware that people can be put off by the amount of pointless noise and sales patter on the internet, and we’d like to assure you that our policy regarding content is very much focused on quality rather than quantity.

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28 November 2013

British Menswear is Seeing an Unprecedented Rise in Popularity

According to retailing figures by DataMonitor, the 9.7bn menswear market is set to grow by £1.8bn by 2016 and will reach a staggering £13.7bn by 2021 – increasing at twice the rate of womenswear! As a predominantly menswear tailor we are delighted men are taking more of an interest in dressing well and looking good. But what has caused this surge in the popularity? We explore 5 of the top reasons:

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