Ledbury Lab: The Gates Shirt Jacket

Ledbury Lab: The Gates Shirt Jacket

When we acquired a century old shirtmaker in 2015, we also inherited the storied history and ephemera of Creery Custom Shirtmakers. Creery served as Richmond’s custom shirtmaker since 1907, and we have the shirt patterns of past presidents and a vast pattern archive to prove it. The operation also employed many colorful characters throughout the...
March 01, 2018 — Molly Szkotak
Ledbury Lab: The Hunting Shirt

Ledbury Lab: The Hunting Shirt

Every November for the past five years we’ve hosted a quail hunt for our top customers followed by a field party in the Virginia countryside. It’s an honor to give back to our most devoted customers, and especially in a way that feels true and authentic to our brand. To commemorate the 6th Annual Ledbury...
October 30, 2017 — Molly Szkotak
Ledbury Lab: The Western Shirt

Ledbury Lab: The Western Shirt

As we’ve mentioned before, The short-run limited release Ledbury Lab collections give us the rare opportunity to experiment. With the Ledbury Workshop on-site and the skills of the best Master Patternmaker in the business, we have the luxury of creating garments we want to wear with best materials we can find. The inspiration for this...
October 23, 2017 — Molly Szkotak
Ledbury Lab: Crowdsourced Shirt

Ledbury Lab: Crowdsourced Shirt

While most of our designs follow a specific design ethos – think classic, but not stodgy, forward-thinking but not trendy – sometimes it takes a little customer feedback to remind us of why we do this in the first place. We design shirts for you, our customer, so naturally, you’re an important part of the...
September 29, 2017 — Molly Szkotak
Ledbury Lab: Design a Shirt

Ledbury Lab: Design a Shirt

We are in a kind of lucky predicament where we have the liberty to design clothes we love, clothes we want to wear, and clothes our friends and family love. Our Richmond-based workshop is our space to truly experiment with our collections - each shirt is crafted by hand by our Master Patternmaker Abel Mendoza...
May 21, 2017 — Molly Szkotak
Ledbury Lab: Short-Sleeve Shirts

Ledbury Lab: Short-Sleeve Shirts

If you’re anything like us, without fail our minds turn to vacation-planning this time of year. Most of the folks working here at Ledbury HQ take travel pretty seriously, and thanks to Scott’s Cheap Flights and a shared sense of adventure, we’re a pretty well-traveled bunch. Our most recent Ledbury Lab release, the Short Sleeve...
May 09, 2017 — Molly Szkotak
Ledbury Lab: The Ardmore Shirt Jacket

Ledbury Lab: The Ardmore Shirt Jacket

We created the Ledbury Lab as a place for us to experiment a little and get our hands dirty. We release the collections in limited batches giving us the freedom to try innovative new fabrics and shapes. This month’s release, The Ardmore Shirt Jacket, is especially exciting as it’s already a regular in our weekly...
March 06, 2017 — Molly Szkotak
Video: The Ledbury Workshop

Video: The Ledbury Workshop

Last fall, we opened our very own bespoke workshop right here in Richmond, VA as our way to get elbows deep into the century-old practice of shirtmaking. In this video, our co-founders Paul Trible and Paul Watson discuss what it means to make shirts in Virginia and the importance of seeing the product made firsthand....
American-Made: The Ledbury Workshop

American-Made: The Ledbury Workshop

As we always said, it all began with a shirt. When we first set out to make shirts, we wanted to create a product of superior quality with an exceptional fit. In the past six years since our launch in 2009, we believe we have accomplished just that along with fleshing out a full collection...