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From fibre to fabric

From fibre to fabric.
Reda: From fibre to fabric Ever wondered how wool becomes fabric? Our good friends at Reda have produced this video showing the process, starting with raw wool (some of which comes from New Zealand) right through to fabric, ready for us to craft into suits, jackets and trousers. Read more

Pure cashmere. Pure luxury.

Pure cashmere.  Pure luxury..
Cashmere goat. The fibre. Cashmere goats live predominantly in the mountainous areas of Mongolia and China. The harsh climate means they produce incredibly warm and light wool. This wool is combed from them in spring each year as they moult. On average, each goat produces only 300g of fibre each... Read more

Vitale Barberis Canonico, the Oldest Woollen Mill in the World

Vitale Barberis Canonico, the Oldest Woollen Mill in the World.
This week our design team has been in Milan to see the latest collections from our favourite fabric mills. Barberis is always a highlight but this season they showed something special - to celebrate 350 years in business, the oldest woollen mill in the world presented three exclusive collections;... Read more

We Love Italian Fabrics

We Love Italian Fabrics.
Italy is synonymous with design excellence across many disciplines, including men’s fashion. That’s why Rembrandt’s design team travel to Milan, the men’s fashion capital of the world, each season to source fabrics from the best Italian fabric mills. Every February and... Read more

Y is for Yarn

Y is for Yarn.
Fibres are spun together to create yarn, yarns are then woven together to create cloth. Yarns are spun to a specific fineness depending on the fabric that they will create. As an example, a typical fabric that we make a suit from might use 80’s yarns – 1kg of this yarn is 80km long!... Read more

X is for X Factor

X is for X Factor.
The finest fibers are woven into beautiful fabric, then cut and sewn by skilled craftspeople to create a suit that fits you perfectly. That's the X Factor - the magical combination of unsurpassed comfort, quality and confidence...

W is for Wool

W is for Wool.
When we refer to wool in the context of tailoring, we are usually referring to the wool from Merino sheep. Unlike hair, wool has both scales and crimp. The scales make wool easy to spin while the crimp traps air, making wool excellent for insulating you from both cold and hot temperatures. Read more

S is for Selvedge

S is for Selvedge.
Selvedge refers to the edges of fabric, specially woven so that it doesn’t fray. “Woven selvedge” (as shown in the photo) includes the name of the fabric mill and features of the cloth. The term is also commonly used in reference to premium jeans that are cut with the out-leg seam... Read more

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