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Prince Stanislaw Radziwill

The Radziwill princes were one of the wealthiest dynasties in 15th and 16th century Europe with extensive estates in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. By the 20th century, the family fortune had all but gone and Prince Stanislaw Radziwill (1914-1976) was forced to to rely on wits and charm. It is…

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London Craft Week

Henry Poole & Co are delighted to again be taking part in this year’s London Craft Week. On Thursday 5th May at 11am and 3pm Keith Levett and Tom Pendry will be demonstrating different tailoring methods that date back hundreds of years as well as telling the story of how…

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Angus receiving MBE from Queen Elizabeth II credit - Image courtesy of British Ceremonial Arts Limited.

Angus Cundey presented his MBE medal by The Queen
  • March 30, 2016
  • Posted In: MBE

On Tuesday 22nd March, Angus Cundey was presented his MBE medal by The Queen at Buckingham Palace. Later that evening the great and good gathered for a party at Henry Poole & Co in honour of Angus’s outstanding achievement. Poole’s also commissioned Mich Turner MBE of Little Venice Cake Company…

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170th Anniversary Collection

Henry Poole celebrate 170 years since founding Savile Row

This year Henry Poole & Co is proud to celebrate the firm’s 170th anniversary on Savile Row. To mark this achievement, Poole’s have collaborated with historic Yorkshire cloth mill Hunt & Winterbotham to produce an exclusive ‘Four Seasons’ bunch. The names Hunt & Winterbotham were first united in the 1860s…

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Frazer Nash in the Rotunda at the RAC club, Pall Mall

The Cundey’s Frazer Nash in the Rotunda at the RAC club

The Cundey family have held a long standing passion for Frazer Nash vehicles. Angus was persuaded by his father, Samuel to buy and restore a 1932 model. In 1994, Angus and his great motoring friend, Alastair Pugh wore specially made 1932 outfits and drove the Frazer Nash to France becoming…

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Short film

Short Film
  • February 1, 2016
  • Posted In: Film

We now have a fantastic short film available to watch here. Angus Cundey, Chairman and sixth generation along with James Sherwood, Henry Poole Archivist, Author and Broadcaster talk about how Henry Poole became to be the founders of Savile Row as well as our Royal Warrants. Simon Cundey, Angus’s son, talks about…

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Angus Cundey MBE

Angus Cundey receives MBE in the New Year’s Honours list
  • January 6, 2016
  • Posted In: MBE

Chairman of Henry Poole & Co receives MBE for services to Bespoke Tailoring in the New Year’s Honours list Henry Poole & Co is delighted that their Chairman, Angus Cundey has been awarded an MBE for services to bespoke tailoring and trade charities in the New Year’s Honours List. Mr…

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Gift - umbrella

Top 10 gifts for Christmas

Golf umbrella What better gift then to keep your loved one dry in the rain with our golf umbrella. Crook chestnut handle and our logo printed on our signature green panel. Cundey special burgundy tie and matching cufflinks This classic tie is 100% silk in a rich classic burgundy. The…

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Aiden Traynor (left) and Charlie Sweeney who recently completed apprenticeships

The Livery Companies Apprenticeship Scheme Ltd

Henry Poole & Co was excited to take part in the higher level 4 apprenticeship pilot scheme developed with the Livery Company Skills Council and the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors’. The Livery Companies Apprenticeship Scheme Ltd (LCAS) was launched in December 2012 to set up and administer the Scheme…

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Henry Poole archive room holding all ledgers

Archive room containing ledgers dating back to 1846

The archive of Henry Poole & Co, founder of Savile Row is to be made public. These historic documents dating from 1846 chart the taste, lifestyle and social standing of Henry Poole’s great, good and not so good clients. Henry Poole & Co created the Evening Suit (dinner jacket) in…

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