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SJC Pomade and a Brief History

SJC Pomade and a Brief History

Throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, pomade was frequently used by the European aris...
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FASHION THAT LASTS A LIFETIME

FASHION THAT LASTS A LIFETIME

   DESIGNS Our collections are inspired by classic tailoring and British heritage. Whil...
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HOW KNITWEAR FOUND ITS WAY TO OUR WARDROBES

HOW KNITWEAR FOUND ITS WAY TO OUR WARDROBES

First mankind tamed dogs. And once he had tamed dogs, he gathered flocks of sheep, con...
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Elegance & Power - Black In Men's Fashion History

Elegance & Power - Black In Men's Fashion History

Read about the fascinating history of the colour black in men's fashion here.
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A Linen Odyssey - Part III

A Linen Odyssey - Part III

Read Part II here. Confident that things would go to plan, the team were in high spiri...
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A Linen Odyssey - Part II

A Linen Odyssey - Part II

Read Part 1 here. From the outset a number of obstacles emerged, whether it was findi...
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A Linen Odyssey

A Linen Odyssey

It was four winters ago, on a cold and rainy South London evening. A group of friends were gathered together to celebrate...
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The Colours of Summer

The Colours of Summer

After weeks of light rain and grey skies, the great British summer is finally beginnin...
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7 Ultimate Style Icons of The 1920s

7 Ultimate Style Icons of The 1920s

The notion of ‘style icons’ is not a new phenomenon. It is a term widely used to refer...
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A Note on Shirts

A Note on Shirts

For many, the button-up shirt is the foundation of any day-to-day ensemble. There are...
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A History of The Chino

A History of The Chino

SJC’s Summer ’19 is in full-swing and with each week bringing new garments that excit...
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The Deco Polo

The Deco Polo

An SJC Icon Summer is here and the Deco Polo is back. Now in a lovely waffle-knit which...
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British Leisure Jackets

The History Behind Our Brookland Jacket. In the early days of the Twentieth Century, l...
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The Blazer

The Blazer

The Blazer In the world of menswear, the name ‘blazer’ is attached to two quite distin...
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The Best White Shirt

The Best White Shirt

A History of The Great White Shirt One thing is true: whatever the state of his wardrob...
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Cotton Workwear

Cotton Workwear

Classic Cotton Workwear From the plains of Arizona to the meatpacking factories of Chic...
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Using A Tailor

Using A Tailor

Using an Alterations Tailor to Get the Perfect Fit It is the nature of ready-to-wear cl...
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How we measure

How we measure

How We Measure In order to take measurements accurately, button the garment and place i...
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Flannel Trousers

Flannel Trousers

A History of British Flannel Trousers (1925 - 1955) If there was one outfit that defin...
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