Savile Row, the epitome of refined elegance and sartorial excellence, is set to host the second edition of Concours on Savile Row on Wednesday, 24th May, and Thursday, 25th May.
This highly anticipated event seamlessly merges the worlds of bespoke tailoring and automotive artistry, showcasing the remarkable craftsmanship that defines both industries. Immerse yourself in this captivating two-day extravaganza as the illustrious Row comes alive with a captivating blend of talks, appearances, and awe-inspiring showcases.
Unveiling the Legends: Tailoring Meets Automotive Magnificence
Prepare to be enthralled by an array of exceptional and rare automobiles gracing the renowned. This year’s event will witness exclusive collaborations between esteemed tailors and prestigious car manufacturers, each unveiling bespoke models that embody their shared dedication to timeless elegance.
Among the highlights is Bentley’s collaboration with Huntsman, showcasing two exquisite bespoke models. Experience the fusion of automotive ingenuity and sartorial artistry as Everrati and Clothsurgeon present bespoke jackets inspired by the iconic Everrati GT40.
Moreover, an Audi e-tron GT adorned in a Richard James design promises to captivate the discerning eye.
A Glimpse into Automotive History and Modern Marvels
Step into a world where automotive legends and contemporary marvels coexist harmoniously. Feast your eyes upon George Harrison’s cherished 1967 Mercedes-Benz 600 and Paul McCartney’s iconic Lamborghini 400GT.
Admire the timeless beauty of a rare 1952 Jaguar C-type, previously owned by Jenson Button. Marvel at a Bentley 3 Litre Le Mans dating back to 1922, an emblem of automotive heritage.
Immerse yourself in the latest offerings from esteemed brands such as Lotus, Alfa Romeo, and Aston Martin. Additionally, be sure to explore the exciting range of electric cars from Everrati, Maeving, Tudor Black, and Lunaz, showcasing the future of sustainable luxury transportation. For a comprehensive list of showcased cars and their respective tailoring partners, please visit our website.
Beyond the Wheels: Tailoring Houses and Immersive Experiences
Delve into the world of Savile Row’s esteemed tailoring houses, where bespoke craftsmanship and heritage reign supreme. Immerse yourself in a range of interactive activities, curated exclusively for visitors to this two-day event.
At Dege & Skinner, witness the art of bespoke shirt cutting firsthand. Venture into the world of horology with renowned horologist Seth Kennedy at Henry Poole and discover the secrets of pocket watchmaking.
Explore the Lotus Car Configurator at The Deck London, and let your imagination run wild. Engage in a captivating simulator experience at Cad & The Dandy, where you can virtually immerse yourself in the world of bespoke tailoring.
Insights, Inspiration, and Celebrated Personalities
Prepare to be enlightened by a series of engaging talks and interviews with prominent celebrities, celebrated tailors, and industry experts. The main stage, situated on Savile Row, will be the hub of captivating discussions covering a wide range of topics.
Join style icon David Gandy as he unveils his style secrets, intertwined with his passion for classic cars. Delve into the world of craft with Sam Dracott, TikTok’s renowned farrier, as he shares his love for craftsmanship.
Legendary photographer Gered Mankowitz will take you on a captivating journey, recounting his experiences working with music icon Jimi Hendrix. Additionally, esteemed figures such as Jeremy Hackett of JP Hackett, Simon Cundey of Henry Poole, and Oliver Mumby of Cad & The Dandy will grace the stage, sharing insights into style, timelessness, and the rich history of Savile Row.
Cars as Art: Where Automotive Masterpieces Transcend
For the first time ever, the prestigious Royal Academy will host a seminar titled ‘Cars as Art – The Investment Level Collector Cars That Transcend the Car Hobby and Become Rolling Works Of Art.’
Sponsored by Blick Rothenberg, this remarkable seminar will delve into the realm of automotive artistry, exploring collector cars that transcend their mechanical nature to become exquisite works of art. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity on Thursday, 25th May, from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Register your interest on our website to secure your place.
Captivating Personalities and Engaging Discussions
Prepare to be inspired by a distinguished lineup of speakers set to grace the main stage. Savile Row legend Joe Morgan of Chittleborough & Morgan will take you on a captivating journey through the “Golden Age of Savile Row.”
Legendary race driver Jacky Ickx, classic car collector and Nyetimber owner Eric Heerema, and TV personality Drew Pritchard will also share their unique perspectives. Explore the full schedule of talks and interviews on our website and plan your visit accordingly.
A Multisensory Experience: Indulge in Culinary Delights
Delight your senses with an array of culinary offerings available throughout the event. Treat yourself to delectable delights such as ice cream stalls and macaroons.
Experience the concept cafe, The Service, located at 19 Savile Row, offering a unique blend of gastronomy and elegance. Alternatively, explore the diverse range of local restaurants in the vicinity and indulge in the finest culinary experiences Mayfair has to offer.
Unleashing the Spirit of Savile Row: Gratitude and Acknowledgments
Concours on Savile Row 2023 promises to be an unforgettable celebration of British style, exceptional craftsmanship, and the symbiotic relationship between the automotive and tailoring worlds.
We extend our heartfelt appreciation to the Westminster City Council, The Pollen Estate, and our esteemed sponsors, including EFG Private Bank, Chopard, RM Sotheby’s, Hagerty, FOPE, and Magneto, for their invaluable support.
Mark Your Calendars: Join Us on Savile Row
We invite you to be a part of this extraordinary event, showcasing the finest expressions of bespoke tailoring and automotive brilliance.
Concours on Savile Row 2023 will take place from Wednesday, 24th May, until Thursday, 25th May, between 10 am and 8 pm. Admission is free, so seize the opportunity to immerse yourself in the pinnacle of luxury and style.