Eric Musgrave

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Work in progress at Meyer & Mortimer

Last week it was time for the first fitting of a new suit being made for me by Savile Row tailors Meyer & Mortimer. It’s coming along very nicely.

M&M 9

In a 14oz flannel from Hunt & Winterbotham, the suit was inspired by the 6-button SB by Ted Lapidus that was on the cover on the first edition of my book, Sharp SuitsBook CoverM&M 11

Working with cutter Fred Neiddu, I have decided to go for quite wide trousers, after the style of the Duke of Windsor.

M&M 3

I am using a bold Liberty print Tana Lawn cotton fabric for my lining rather than the usual silk or satin.

M&M 4

At this stage, you can see the amount of handwork work that goes on inside a bespoke suit.

M&M 1M&M 2

The trousers will have a button fly…

M&M 5

and stitching detail – in grey, not in white – down the leg. I am really looking forward to seeing the finished suit in a few weeks.

M&M 6 

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