Post, 31 March 2022
In honour of the upcoming National Tweed Day, we’ve rounded up the finest shops on the King’s Road where you can find yourself a fresh new tweed garment, whether it be a sophisticated jacket from Sirplus or a stylish tweed mini dress from Anthropologie.
Dubarry of Ireland
In 2007, the well-established Dubarry of Ireland launched the country clothing collection, including unique tweeds based on Irish tartan patterns. Located on Duke of York Square, a stone’s throw from King’s Road, men and women will be sure to find a tasteful tweed ensemble. For the ultimate classic look, the ‘Ballinturbet Tweed Men’s Jacket in Ceder’ is perfect for long days in the field with a wealth of functional features and the all-important smart tweed exterior. Along with women’s jackets and gilets and poncho’s Dubarry offers a beautiful range of tweed skirts, perfect for the changing seasons.
34 Duke of York Square, London SW3 4LY | Shop here
Have you discovered Really Wild on Sloane Square yet? Timeless, modern, and rich in British heritage, Really Wild’s aim is to provide clothes which move effortlessly between town and country. The ‘Cotton Tweed Skirt with Side Splits’ in Sky Peach is a great addition to any outfit weather you dress it down with a simple blouse or pair with the matching jacket for a put-together coordinated look.
53 Sloane Square, London SW1W 8AX | Shop here
Never short of tweed, Sandro stock everything from ready-to-wear to accessories. Ready your wardrobe for summer with Sandro’s pastel pink ‘Cropped top in fancy tweed’ with pearl details. Complete the look with the matching mid-length skirt and long-sleeved cardigan. Or, for a more subtle nod to National Tweed Day, accessorise with the fashionable tweed clutch bag with a decorative chain and logo clasp.
190 King’s Rd, London SW3 5XP | Shop here
Although tweed has origins in the 18th century, Anthropologie’s ‘Maeve Tweed Mini Dress’ will keep you looking chic in the 21st century with a cinched waist and buttons down the front. Ideal for the workplace or something more casual, the ‘Maeve Tweed Boyfriend Cardigan’ works for all occasions with a smart design yet relaxed and comfortable fit.
131-141 King’s Rd, London SW3 4PW | Shop here
Sirplus began with the mission of using offcuts from shirt fabric and now offers beautiful menswear, including tweed styles made from durable Scottish wool – crafted in England yet designed in London. The ‘Green Herringbone Tweed Nehru Jacket’ is an essential for the quintessential gentleman’s wardrobe; finished with coconut buttons this tweed jacket is stylish and, most importantly, sustainable. If pairing a great jacket feels like a chore, Sirplus recommend their crisp white grandad shirt and tan chinos.
178A King’s Rd, London SW3 5XP | Shop here