Our Styles

Our styles are simple, practical and distinctive. You can choose any of them for your bespoke garment. The character of each can be altered completely by the fabrics that you select.

Jacket Styles

Oak

Casual jacket with patch pockets, inspired by a workwear coat from the early twentieth century. The fit is relaxed and the sleeves are wide for layering. Lined or unlined.

Beech

A-line jacket with two slit (welt) pockets, a wide collar and a vent at the back. The design is based on a very old and scruffy jacket full of darns and patches that give it character.

Holly

Short unstructured jacket that can be made up lined or unlined. The little collar is integrated into the broad front panel. Either patch pockets or welt pockets

Chestnut

Simple pull-on, fully-lined jacket with two slit (welt) pockets, a large hood and a storm-flap. The original from which this design is based was a fisherman's smock with the name Walter embroidered inside.

Hazel

Loose Kimono-style jacket with dropped shoulders and wide sleeves. Two large patch pockets, Can be made up lined or unlined.

Sycamore

50's-style swing coat, with leg-of-mutton sleeves, two large welt pockets and neat stand-up collar, Can be made up lined or unlined.

Coat Styles

Sycamore Long

50's-style swing coat, with leg-of-mutton sleeves, two large welt pockets and neat stand-up collar, Can be made up lined or unlined.

Sycamore Mid

50's-style swing coat, with leg-of-mutton sleeves, two large welt pockets and neat stand-up collar, Can be made up lined or unlined.

Hornbeam

Long coat in the Humphry Bogart style of the 1940s. Raglan sleeves, large collar and facings. Welt pockets and a deep back vent. Usually made up fully-lined.

Waistcoat Styles

Hawthorn

Casual waistcoat whose design was based on an old favourite belonging to a friend. Small collar and welt pockets. Back hem curves up in the middle. Can be made up lined or unlined.

Willow

Waistcoat based on an eighteenth century design (Poldark era), with stand-up collar, flapped pockets and a tie at the back. The front edge is curved, with a long line of small buttons. Fully lined.

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