January 19, 2014

Tokyo Spring 2014

Dear all,

It is my pleasure to confirm my next visit to Tokyo in February 2014.

Saturday 1st - Wednesday 5th February.

I am planning to take appointments at Hotel New Otani the following times. Alternative appointments will be available outside these times on request.

3.00pm - 7.00pm Sunday 2nd
8.00am - 7.00pm Monday 3rd
8.00am - 11.00amTuesday 4th

Please let us know if these days are convenient for you, and what times suit you best.
We are happy to adapt according to your schedules.

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(GINZA TOKYO 1962)

This is a great image of the now affluent area of Ginza, know for its fine tailors. These two young men are wearing great examples of bespoke suits. The image is big enough to examine its details well.

lightly padded shoulders
flat sleeve crowns
soft rolling lapels
tailored trouser break

Perhaps tailored locally or who knows perhaps they were in fact themselves young tailors working in Ginza. Never the less great craftsmanship.

Today in Japan the craft of English Bespoke Tailoring is unknown to most. The aim when meeting new customers in Japan has always been to introduce customers to the British style and way of making clothes. So therefore I adopt an informal approach in my meetings and encourage people who are curious to make appointments as well as the more experienced bespoke wearer. We can discuss the development of personal style and the steps involved in having a garment hand crafted and why is British wool worsted is so good.

For appointments email info@jonathanquearney.com

Looking forward to hearing from you soon,

Jonathan

Jonathan Quearney
Bespoke Tailor, Outfitters & Clothier

October 22, 2013

October in Tokyo

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I am glad to announce my return to Tokyo from the 25th to the 29th of October!
If you are interested to arrange an appointment, have any queries, or willing
to know more about the intricate process of bespoke tailoring, please get in touch.
I am seeing my current customers at The New Otani Hotel on 28th and 29th.

March 26, 2013

April North American trip

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Delayed Announcement for those of you that don't already know I have relocated my family to Spain. This has meant the spring trip has not been planned so ahead of time. The move happened less than 2 weeks ago and the commute to the shop in London has been so for so good. I think a travel suit is needed and perhaps a Cotton or a Linen for Spain :-)

Escaping the never-ending London winter, I'm heading west in search of spring, carrying my best selection of cloths with me.

The selection will include

• Best of British lightweight and reliable business wear medium weight worsteds these are essential staples for your wardrobe if you don’t have a couple of British worsteds they’re a very wise investment that last.

• Vintage linens, amazing texture yarn dyed for extra depth of colour that improves with age.

• Worsted spun cotton resists creasing for a cleaner look. Until now cotton never draped like this but now cotton suit is a great option.

• Luxury yarns blended to make some other the most beautiful colour palette’s perfect to try our in new deconstructed jacket.

• The Deconstructed jacket is a must have travel companion for business trips and holidays. It makes up beautifully in lightweight wool worsted, cotton or linen and even cashmeres for the ultimate well cut blanket ☺

The full itinerary is below I will be looking forward to seeing customers new, old or simply curious to know come your all welcome!

Los Angeles – Wednesday 03rd- Friday 05th - The Sunset Tower Hotel at 8358 Sunset Boulevard
Vancouver - Friday 05th- Saturday 06th - The Fairmont Hotel 900 West Georgia Street
New York Sunday 06th - Tuesday 09th - The Benjamin at 125 East 50th Street

If any of you would like to come and visit me or make an appointment please do get in touch, as there are still some appointments available.

January 14, 2013

February in Tokyo

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It is with great excitement that I return to the Japanese capital to see customers and meet new friends. My dates for the trip are from the 8th to the 13th of February. I look forward to hearing from you if you are interested to arrange an appointment or would like to learn more about my approach to tailoring. I have yet to confirm my hotel but watch this space!

October 16, 2012

To America

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This Fall the dates for my US & Canada trip are distinctly Winter-like. But with Christmas approaching perhaps temptation will turn to necessity as the festive season warrants smart attire and the tweeds I am getting in are nothing less than irresistible. From the 25th of November to the 2nd of December I shall be visiting Los Angeles, Vancouver and New York.
25th-27th Los Angeles – staying at the Sunset Tower Hotel at 8358 Sunset Boulevard.
27th-28th Vancouver- staying at the L’Hermitage on 788 Richards Street
29th November-2nd December New York- staying at The Benjamin at 125 East 50th Street
If any of you would like to come and visit me or make an appointment please do get in touch as I look forward to hearing from you.
As usual I am open to new introductions so do spread the word there’s a tailor in town!