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Jeremy Hackett:

 I’d started buying that good classic British clothing second-hand in markets, I’d sell it to a friend in Paris and that went very well for a while. Than I thought ‘Why don’t I sell for myself?’ so I got that little shop – at the time it was all I could afford. The rent was £60 a week, I think, and the first week’s turnover was £1,000. I would trawl through piles of clothes at markets and find a perfect handmade Savile Row suit, at the same price as a suit you’d find in a high-street store. The type of clothes I bought and the way I edited them made it feel as though you were walking into a gentleman’s store rather than a second-hand shop.

We did second-hand for about three years and got to a point where I would go to the market and I couldn’t find enough really good-quality clothing, so I thought we should start a new line based on the same principles: what people want, what they need. I made a very small, edited range of new clothing and eventually the new clothes took over: customers were surprised by the quality of the cloth, the styling, the cut. We created a brand organically.”

Source: forbes.com - Success Story: Nine Hints From Top British Clothing Retailer Jeremy Hackett

Photo: thesartorialist.com

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Hackett London Dresses Chelsea Football Club.
Jeremy Hackett: 
"I have lived and worked in Chelsea and our flagship store is located in Chelsea, so when I was approached to dress the Chelsea team in formal kit it seemed the perfect opportunity to support the local team.
Football has moved on tremendously in the last decade and Chelsea is now not only a first-class football team but also globally popular in markets where we too are growing our brand. The fact that Chelsea play in the Hackett colours is an added bonus.”

Hackett London Dresses Chelsea Football Club.

Jeremy Hackett: 

"I have lived and worked in Chelsea and our flagship store is located in Chelsea, so when I was approached to dress the Chelsea team in formal kit it seemed the perfect opportunity to support the local team.

Football has moved on tremendously in the last decade and Chelsea is now not only a first-class football team but also globally popular in markets where we too are growing our brand. The fact that Chelsea play in the Hackett colours is an added bonus.”

(Source: openers.jp)

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