Brand was started in 1979 by a chance meeting at the infamous Portobello Road market by its founders Jeremy Hackett and Ashley Lloyd-Jennings. Both were looking for good quality second-hand traditional British men's clothing with little success. A business partnership started and has now grown into the globally recognized brand with an eye for re-interpreting British gentleman's style, with bespoke tailoring and timelessness as well as the traditional quality standards.
There eyewear is an extension of this. They have continued there bespoke tailoring and timelessness in their handcrafted glasses made from the finest acetates and meticulously tailored for fit. The descerning man's eyewear collection these glasses have a mixture of contemporary and retro silhouettes fitted with the iconic "Bowler Hat and Crossed Umbrella's" monogram.