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Dunhill, London...Bourdon House, Bespoke Tailoring

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Whisper the term "Bespoke tailoring." The words conjure images of Victorian-era British luxury, exquisite, precise, and reserved for the nation's aristocracy. "Bespoke" derives from the verb "bespeak," the giving of orders for something to be made. In this case, it specifically denotes the creation of custom-made suits, jackets, and other clothing handcrafted by British tailors to exacting specifications. Perfected on London's Saville Row centuries ago, its ethos has since been carried... Read More

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Alfred Dunhill, Bespoke Tailoring

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Nothing signifies Dunhill's elevation of the indulgent male lifestyle quite like Bourdon House. One of the world-famous retail emporiums known as the "Homes of Alfred Dunhill," Bourdon House graces London's exclusive Mayfair neighborhood with Edwardian-era elegance and sophistication befitting the legendary Dunhill brand. In the home's bespoke shop, ornamented by rich mahoganies and sumptuous leathers, tailors and artisans grant private consultations with gentlemen customers, matching each with... Read More

  • Dunhill London, Bespoke Tailoring for British Gentleman & The Landed Gentry

Bespoke Tailoring Represents the Best of Savile Row Tradition

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Launched by Alfred Dunhill in 1893, the company found immediate acceptance catering to British nobility as well as the landed gentry. By the early 20th century, it had expanded into a full line of luxuries designed to meet the tastes of the most discriminating English gentleman. Having carved out an unrivaled reputation in the British Isles, Dunhill expanded in the early 1920s, launching a store first in New York City and soon after one in Paris. Dunhill continued winning brand ambassadors... Read More

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Aidan Turner (Or, Could it be Ross Poldark) at Dunhill, London

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Throughout Dunhill's history, the Homes of Alfred Dunhill have welcomed untold numbers of internationally famous luminaries and power brokers. Legends of the London and New York stage, the global cinema, and the world's sporting arenas, not to mention leading figures in politics, finance, medicine, science, and art have strolled in kingly fashion through the doors of these incomparable venues. Among the most recent is Irish actor Aidan Turner, celebrated for roles as Kili in Hobbit and Ross... Read More

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Alfred Dunhill and the Gentleman of Shanghai

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In swiftly emerging countries like the UAE and China, British brands are viewed as the ultimate and supreme manifestations of luxury, refinement for gentlemen the world over. What's more, Western design is the inspiration for today's most significant Chinese fashion developments. It's no surprise, then, that the Alfred Dunhill Shanghai Home has achieved enormous success since its 2008 debut. Immediately embraced upon its unveiling by China's newly wealthy beau monde, Shanghai Home is situated... Read More

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