Huntsman Spring Summer 2016 collectionIt isn't hard to see why director Matthew Vaughn found inspiration in the Huntsmen showroom to use in his blockbuster movie Kingsmen: The Secret Service starring Colin Firth. The director used the bespoke fitting room with an exciting twist, to equip the suave spies of the top secret Kingsmen institution with their immaculate outfits along with James bond style hidden weapons and gadgets intact. With the iconic stags head fitting room with it's classic styled wood panelling, coat hooks and three- ways mirror, this beautiful showroom just embodies British Style and elegance, just like the clothing within. "It's more than just a tailor shop, a suit is a modern gentleman's armor", to quote Mr Firth. Huntsmen are truly the pure essence of a fashion house institution, the timeless style and image they portray has effortlessly stood the test of time and will continue to inspire us for generations to come. Since 1849 Huntsmen have been the tailor of choice to some of the worlds most powerful people. From Kings, Queens, Princes and heads of state to world famous designers, rock and movies stars. Gentlemen with impeccable taste all seeking to create their own take on the Iconic Huntsman look. From Winston Churchill to Alexander McQueen, a Huntsmen suit is a staple in so many of the wardrobes of history's and today's most Iconic public figures. The brand has always been known to pride itself on its rich heritage and reputation as one of the finest and most long- standing yet innovative bespoke houses on Savile Row. Today their extraordinary story serves as a reminder of the integrity, excellence and attention to quality that has defined the Huntsman Suit for generations. Thankfully for us however, in 2016 you don't have to the president or a member of the British elite secret service to feel like a royalty dressed in a creation by Huntsmen. The current Spring/Summer ready to wear collection is the house’s most carefully curated to date. Intended to reflect the timeless style, superior craftsmanship and clean-cut elegance of Huntsman’s bespoke clothing in every respect, truly fit for a king with a affordable price tag. This collection is the first created by Creative Director and Co-Head Cutter, Campbell Carey, and is designed to offer Huntsman customers a wealth of versatile, quintessential British summer staples; carefully crafted investment pieces which will wear beautifully for years to come. Shirting comes in either linen or sea island cottons, in luxurious 2 fold 100s in white, blues and gentle Bengal stripes in pastels, ideal for pairing with your summer suiting or sports coats. Designed by Carey and made by esteemed shirt maker Emma Willis, in her award winning Gloucestershire workshop using traditional techniques, featuring hand trimmed and turned collars, cuffs and single-needle stitching. Finished with a split-yoke for comfort, easy-wearing button-cuffs and mother of pearl buttons. Accessories and neckties are sourced throughout England. Sports coats are half-lined for comfort and finished with patch pockets for a relaxed aesthetic, whilst a generous selection of separate trousers in either summer-weight cotton or lightweight wool, offers the perfect pairing. The quality of design and manufacture throughout is uncompromising, intended to reflect the high standards that Huntsman have set over the years, offering customers a collection of considered and elegant options to draw upon this spring. Become a Kingsmen yourself and explore the beautiful new options available in the famous fitting room at 11 Savile Row. Visit www.huntsmansavilerow.com for further information.
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