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Featuring the Summer Staple Boating Blazer
Order Custom Tailored in your choice of cloth lining & Trim for as little as £404.50 if you take advantage of the 10% Summer Discount
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We have chosen a 60% Wool 40% Cotton at 410 gms striped blazer fabric from Abraham Moon. The cloth is cool enough for summer wear but with content and finish for an excellent drape. We are able to offer these at Category A pricing within our Cottons Order Forms.
The first “blazers” were worn by student members of the Lady Margaret boat club at Cambridge. Joking reference to a “blaze of colour” was also applied to brightly striped boating jackets worn by English University cricket, tennis and rowing teams during the 1880’s. These days, just as fitting for a drink at the pub or on the deck of a cruise ship.
Abraham Moon was founded in 1837 and is one of the last remaining vertical woollen mills in Great Britain, with a reputation for consistent quality and innovative design.
5 Button Nehru JacketWe are pleased to introduce a new jacket style - 5 Button Nehru Jacket. This is an adaption to our current Classic or Hacking Jacket styles. The only difference being a button through front to collar with a Nehru Collar (sometimes called Tyrolean or Manderin)This can be ordered by choosing 5 Button Front [...]
Bookster now has jackets available at Hansen's Clothing, one of the most prestigious mail order retailers in the USA.Learn more herehttps://hansensclothing.com/kail-tweed-shooting-jacket-by-bookster-tailoring/
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BOOKSTER LONDON HARRINGTON JACKET - KHAKI WHIPCORDUSUALLY £250 NOW SHOP NOWThe Harrington is a style the dates back to the 1930’s.The list of notables associated with the Harrington Style include: Elvis Presley, James Dean, Frank Sinatra and more recently Daniel Craig/James Bond.Here in England the Harrington was part of a big youth culture upsurge in the [...]
Johnstons of Elgin have been making fine Woollen Cloths in Scotland since 1797. With this length of history it is no wonder that their cloths are exceptional.By 1810, Johnstons of Elgin had quickly and firmly established themselves as a leader in the wool industry. Estate Tweeds, which are still produced in their Elgin mill.The 1850s were exceptionally [...]
Bookster Tailoring Was established from a background of a deep passion and interest in historic fine quality, in the main British clothing. But not exclusively. Classic and rare American leather jackets, Pioneer wear and US styles from the early part of the last century but with a particular focus and interest from the 20’s to the 60’s. We acquired and traded [...]
Send us a photo of you wearing any Bookster Garment and we will ask our instagram audience which photo they like best.Please send photos to firstname.lastname@example.org you can send by text to 07984 9546581st Prize will be a £200 voucher towards any Bookster purchase.Entries close 15th Feb - we will publish all suitable photographs on Instagram [...]
It's not too late to order Ready to Wear Garments or Gift Vouchers in time for Christmas Worldwide.Vouchers can be personalised to your requirements for any value. Cloth samples of your choice can be included.Call or email us to arrange Contact UsSHOP NOW
We worked with some whipcord fabrics from Hainsworth, a company with over 200 years of expertise in military textiles supplying the highest quality uniform cloths for armies at home and abroad, to develop a line of 'Made in England' military-grade woolen clothing Hainsworth uniform cloths went to Trafalgar, the Battle of Waterloo, the Crimea, South Africa in [...]