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September 10th     11:33 am


Timothy Everest
Photography Michelangelo di Battista Styling Aleksandra Woroniecka Make-up Alice Ghendrih Hair Rolando Beauchamp Model Audrey Tchekova
It makes sense that Gilbert and George—men who have, in their own way, made a case for the importance of a well-cut suit—live only a few streets away from tailor Timothy Everest’s shop, Everest’s East End is not that of the neighbouring media-hyped Hoxton, but somewhere quieter, quirkier, truly English. He is based in a converted house on Elder Street that belonged to the painted Mark Gertier in the 1920s. There are bare wooden floorboards, comfortable aged-leather armchairs, and a vintage copy of Playboy just beside Arena. Tracks from Air’s Moon Safari then a few edited highlights from the Tindersticks, murmur (blast would be too strident here) in the background. The entire house is given over to the Timothy Everest operation: from the basement, where the bespoke shoes are made to the cutting and fitting rooms on the floors above, where Gertier once painted and penned paeons of love to Dora Carrington (unrequited, incidentally). “I suppose the obvious choice of location was Saville Row,” says Everest, “but when I started eight years ago, I couldn’t afford to be there. Anyway, I’ve always loved the places that you have to find—like those secret hidden bars you have to seek out in London or New York.” It’s unlikely that Everest’s suits will have slipped by you: most noticeably they were on Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible. He began his career 11 years ago, working for the tailor Tommy Nutter, whose commissions included matching white suits for John Lennon and Yoko Ono. What Everest received from Nutter was a brilliant training in tailoring: ike Nutter he knows when to be earnest and when to be irreverent. “We attract people who buy everything from Chester Barrie (the British Brooks Brothers) to Comme des Garçons here,” says Everest. 

Visionaire’s Fashion 2001: Designers of the New Avant-Garde by Stephen Gan

Timothy Everest

Photography Michelangelo di Battista Styling Aleksandra Woroniecka Make-up Alice Ghendrih Hair Rolando Beauchamp Model Audrey Tchekova

It makes sense that Gilbert and George—men who have, in their own way, made a case for the importance of a well-cut suit—live only a few streets away from tailor Timothy Everest’s shop, Everest’s East End is not that of the neighbouring media-hyped Hoxton, but somewhere quieter, quirkier, truly English. He is based in a converted house on Elder Street that belonged to the painted Mark Gertier in the 1920s. There are bare wooden floorboards, comfortable aged-leather armchairs, and a vintage copy of Playboy just beside Arena. Tracks from Air’s Moon Safari then a few edited highlights from the Tindersticks, murmur (blast would be too strident here) in the background. The entire house is given over to the Timothy Everest operation: from the basement, where the bespoke shoes are made to the cutting and fitting rooms on the floors above, where Gertier once painted and penned paeons of love to Dora Carrington (unrequited, incidentally). “I suppose the obvious choice of location was Saville Row,” says Everest, “but when I started eight years ago, I couldn’t afford to be there. Anyway, I’ve always loved the places that you have to find—like those secret hidden bars you have to seek out in London or New York.” It’s unlikely that Everest’s suits will have slipped by you: most noticeably they were on Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible. He began his career 11 years ago, working for the tailor Tommy Nutter, whose commissions included matching white suits for John Lennon and Yoko Ono. What Everest received from Nutter was a brilliant training in tailoring: ike Nutter he knows when to be earnest and when to be irreverent. “We attract people who buy everything from Chester Barrie (the British Brooks Brothers) to Comme des Garçons here,” says Everest. 

Visionaire’s Fashion 2001: Designers of the New Avant-Garde by Stephen Gan

August 25th     11:56 am

Kirsten Owenphotography paolo roversi hair julien d’ys make-up alice ghendrih
Yohji Yamamoto «Rewind/Forward», 238 Fashion Pictures, 1995–2000

Kirsten Owen
photography paolo roversi hair julien d’ys make-up alice ghendrih

Yohji Yamamoto «Rewind/Forward», 238 Fashion Pictures, 1995–2000

July 2nd     11:05 am

Kirsten Owenphotography paolo roversi hair julien d’ys make-up alice ghendrih
Yohji Yamamoto «Rewind/Forward», 238 Fashion Pictures, 1995–2000

Kirsten Owen
photography paolo roversi hair julien d’ys make-up alice ghendrih

Yohji Yamamoto «Rewind/Forward», 238 Fashion Pictures, 1995–2000

May 30th     11:40 am

Kirsten Owenphotography paolo roversi hair julien d’ys make-up alice ghendrih
Yohji Yamamoto «Rewind/Forward», 238 Fashion Pictures, 1995–2000 

Kirsten Owen
photography paolo roversi hair julien d’ys make-up alice ghendrih

Yohji Yamamoto «Rewind/Forward», 238 Fashion Pictures, 1995–2000 

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