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The Journal

Refurbished London Store

Refurbished London Store
Since our establishment in 1937, Benson & Clegg has become synonymous with fine tailoring and sartorial excellence, setting the standard for well-dressed gentlemen across the world. Over 80 years later, we continue to set that standard with the launch of our newly transformed Jermyn Street store. Continue reading

Meet The Maker: Oliver Cross

Meet The Maker: Oliver Cross
This month, The Journal is in conversation with Benson & Clegg’s Head Cutter and resident sartorial expert, Oliver Cross. He discusses his unusual journey into the trade, the launch of his inaugural ready to wear collection and the exciting times ahead at Benson & Clegg. Continue reading

The Other Prince: Prince George, Duke of Kent

The Other Prince: Prince George, Duke of Kent
Famed as much for his hedonistic lifestyle as he was for his untimely and mysterious death, not to mention his longstanding association with Benson & Clegg, little is known about the youngest brother of His Majesty King George VI – Prince George, Duke of Kent. Continue reading

Raising a Glass to the Dukes Martini

Raising a Glass to the Dukes Martini
One of the most recognisable faces in the bar world, The Journal talks to Alessandro Palazzi, Head Barman at St James's iconic Dukes Bar, who has gained a reputation for creating some of the best Martinis in the world. Continue reading

Tips From The Tailor

Tips From The Tailor
Commissioning a bespoke suit is an exciting and momentous occasion, especially if it is your first. But for some, the whole process can seem overwhelming. Benson & Clegg’s Head Cutter and sartorial expert guides you through the key elements to consider when embarking on the most exciting of style journeys. Continue reading

A Royal Partnership

A Royal Partnership
Benson & Clegg is proud to have served the Royal household as tailors and outfitters for over 80 years and we are privileged today to hold the Royal Warrant to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, an honour we have held since 1992. But the company’s first royal appointment came decades earlier and was granted by perhaps the most famous customer in the Benson & Clegg Ledger – His Majesty King George VI. Continue reading

Benson & Clegg: Crafted in London Since 1937

Benson & Clegg: Crafted in London Since 1937
Masters of their craft and pioneers of their time, Harry Benson and Thomas Clegg together created a truly unique tailoring profile built on the philosophy that bespoke tailoring should be accessible to all, complemented with a welcoming and relaxed approach to building longstanding relationships with their clients - an ethos that encapsulates the spirit of the company today. But how did it all begin? We take a closer look at their story... Continue reading