The Tuxedo Shirt

The Tuxedo Shirt

With an onslaught of upcoming Spring/Summer weddings we decided that it was time to release our first Tuxedo Shirt. I have always had trouble finding the right formal shirt so we set out to make a few alterations to the classic design. Here were my issues: The Bib: I have never been a fan of...
May 16, 2011 — Ledbury
Summer Shirts

Summer Shirts

Surviving the summer heat in Virginia was once again our goal behind this seasonal collection. So we put together a selection of incredibly lightweight and breathable fabrics from our friends at Albini, Canclini and Thomas Mason. Lancaster Plaids are summer classics are that offer a healthy dose of color on an extra-fine poplin weave, while...
May 08, 2011 — Ledbury

Spring Shoot

A great day at the farm last month shooting a handful of the spring shirts. Could not have asked for a better day or a better group of people. Big thanks to Patricia for her incredible work, as well as Dickie, Meredith and Danny. The fact that we found a model who can also fix...
May 04, 2011 — Ledbury
Oysters and Oxfords

Oysters and Oxfords

A big thanks to everyone who came out to Oysters and Oxfords last week. A few hundred friends, 1,500 Oysters and live music by The Fox Hunt. Not sure if we can think of a better way to spend the day. Ansel Olson Photography www.anselolson.com
April 29, 2011 — Ledbury

Meet Our Friends

When we first moved back from London to start Ledbury we spent the better part of two months working from my family farm in the Northern Neck of Virginia. Bordering the bay, at the mouth of the Great Wicomico River, the farm was where I spent most of my summers growing up. Some of my...
April 06, 2011 — Ledbury
Premiere Vision

Premiere Vision

Great fabric is not the only perk to exclusively using European fabric mills. There are also the obligatory trips to Italy and France that are difficult requirements of the job. So last month it was back to London and then Paris for Premiere Vision and three days, 10,000 fabric swatches and some late nights with...
March 22, 2011 — Ledbury
Thoughts on a Year

Thoughts on a Year

Believe it or not there were a few people out there who thought starting a luxury clothing business in worst economic climate since the great depression was a bad idea. Perhaps it had something to do with the market hovering around 7,000 or that it looked like burlap would be the dominant fashion trend for...
January 12, 2011 — Ledbury