Protestors have turned out in force this morning at the home of British tailoring, Savile Row, to show their anger at the proposed plans for an Abercrombie & Fitch kid’s store on the street.
Men and women have marched along Savile Row holding placards with the slogan “Give Three Piece a Chance”, showing their support for the 200-year-old home of bespoke British tailoring as they believe the Abercrombie & Fitch store will damage the reputation of the area.
“Savile Row is the last bastion anywhere on the planet of totally formal men’s only shopping experience,” said former William Hunt sales manager Douglas Hood.
The protests are the latest tranche of outrage from those who want to protect Savile Row.
Last month tailors said they were concerned about the plans for the Abercrombie & Fitch store and then last week tailors spoke out against The Kooples which is planning to open a store at number five Savile Row, which they said would lower the tone.