“It’s called a coat…only potatoes wear jackets.” The characters in the Kingsman movies live by a code of gentlemanly rules, abiding to the motto “Manners Maketh Man.”
Striking a chord with us here at Huntsman (the location that inspired the movies), we thought we would share some of the non-exhaustive (sartorial) rules that we stand by in order to ensure that the individual presents himself correctly at all times. Briefly drawing attention to the title of this blog “It’s called a coat, only potatoes wear jackets”, this is one of our favourite sayings within the company and on Savile Row itself. Indeed, we always consider whether a situation is appropriate before taking our “coats” off. Since 1849, the most stylish ladies and gentleman have graced our fitting rooms and shared their tips, enabling to create
The rules of sartorial engagement:
These are just some “guidelines” that automatically sprung to our forebears leading Huntsman’s mind when considering correct turn out. We are certain that you must have plenty to add yourselves. Please email us and let us know and we can continue to add to our list, sharing it with you as we go.
And remember, most rules are supposed to be broken sometimes, creating your own style !