Thank You from Lord Mountbatten

Tuesday December 20, 2016

On the 20th of December 1920 - 96 years ago to the day - Lord Mountbatten wrote a thank you letter to Mr. Curtis.

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Spotlight on Fred Astaire

Thursday May 12, 2016

Since the first store opened in 1913, Hawes & Curtis has served the best dressed men in the world. Hollywood’s greatest dancer, Fred Astaire, was one of them.

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How to dress like royalty

Friday January 22, 2016

The British Royal Family really knows how to dress. No matter what the occasion, they always look their finest. Hawes & Curtis takes inspiration from past royal clients to bring you regal style tips.

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Hosiers, Shirtmakers & Tailors to the Best Dressed Men in the World

Tuesday November 3, 2015

On the 3rd of November 1930 – 85 years ago to the day – Hawes & Curtis appeared in Punch Magazine.

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Cary Grant – Hollywood’s Best Dressed Star

Monday October 6, 2014

Cary Grant's timeless style is as appealing today as it was back in Hollywood’s golden era. 

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Fit for a Queen

Wednesday June 11, 2014

Last week marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Queen paid her respects in Bayeux to those who lost their lives on a day which changed the world.

During World War II the then Princess Elizabeth joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service (the women’s branch of the British Army) and Hawes & Curtis is proud to say her uniform bore our name.  

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The Duke of Windsor – International Style Icon

Sunday June 1, 2014

The Duke of Windsor was an internationally respected style icon and is widely regarded as being responsible for transforming men’s dress in the twentieth century. He was a strong supporter of British clothing and Hawes & Curtis was the Duke's shirtmaker of choice. 

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