Welcome to Chester Cordite - Modern Vintage Style Menswear.
A modern take on classic styles from the golden age of 1930s and 1940s,
producing limited edition suits and shirts with period influenced fabrics
at splendidly affordable prices and all suits made in England.
Having been on a long and fruitless search for that 'just right, double breasted, six button,
peak lapel vintage suit, in the correct size and with an agreeable cloth unmolested by moths,
I happened in the company of some interesting fellows in a Moroccan bazaar. And through these contacts on my return to London, I was fortunate enough to be introduced to the highly reclusive
Mr Cordite is a distinguished and infamous gentleman adventurer with a colourful history of international travels, daring exploits and noble deeds.
Being recognised for his sartorial style, I was lucky enough to be afforded a glance through this gracious gent's wardrobe and old steamer trunks, albeit only for a short time.
Most admirers could only dream to match the ludicrously expensive items in his clothes cabinets, all from the best tailors.
He has, it seems, always had hopes of a much better dressed world and being inspired by this marvelous man and the wonders of his closet, I decided to return my roots in menswear and go about interpreting the signature pieces from his wardrobe.
Many thanks to the inspiration of Mr Chester Cordite.
Telephone: 07944 905 948