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Introducing the Gemmell

I have worn 'the Gemmell' in its various iterations for over 30 years now. Its a jacket I go back to year after year, making small adjustments and experimenting with my cloth choices. I throw it on to go to the arsenal, exhibitions, Sunday lunches, walks in Clissold park and Highbury fields... Its my perfect go to jacket. 

Ive always made the jacket for a select few customers who had seen me sporting the jacket, we even nicknamed it 'the Gemmell' after my dear friend and customer who had ordered so many of them. 



The original Gemmell

 The Gemmell from 1984



The Gemmell Working Drawings 

  Product Features:
  • Two internal pockets with button fastening 
  • Twin needle construction on sleeves 
  • Working shirt Cuffs 
  • Bespoke three hole Corozo nut Charlie Allen Buttons  
  • Pipe lined Seams 
  • Hand finishing 
We wanted to create the perfect work shirt for dress down Fridays and transitioning into the weekend. But how do we make it responsibly? We only use small runs of cloth that we have sourced to minimise on waste. We don't ever want to be left with excess garments so we will only produce a small amount - sometimes just one in a size. The Gemmell is designed cut and made in our studio. 
Garment Details 
   Grey Herringbone Gemmell

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