The Cutting Room Floor, News & Blog

Queen’s bra fitter Rigby & Peller loses royal warrant

11th January, 2018

A company which supplied lingerie to the Queen has lost its royal warrant over a book which revealed details of royal bra fittings. Rigby & Peller, a luxury underwear firm founded in London, had held the royal warrant since 1960. …

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Meet the Royals’ Self-appointed Town Crier

4th December, 2017

Among the crowd that gathered at Kensington Palace on Monday to celebrate Prince Harry’s engagement, one voice was raised above the rest: that of Tony Appleton, a self-described “independent town crier” from Chelmsford, Essex, who announced the glad tidings with …

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Prince Charles’ former tailor says Savile Row being ruined by ‘half-baked brands’ peddling fake Chinese suits

22nd March, 2017

Prince Charles’s former tailor says Savile Row is being ruined by “half-baked brands” selling fake Chinese suits. Tailor Thomas Mahon has now moved his main London base from Mayfair to Marylebone after revealing that less than half of the famed …

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The ladies in white wedding

17th November, 2016

A lifetime in tailoring means a lifetime of memorable commissions and Geoffrey Golding added another to his remarkable archive when he designed outfits for a couple advancing their loving relationship from shipmates (having met whilst sailing the Ionian Sea) to …

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St Albans’ Own East End 100 objects by Royal Appointment

24th October, 2016

G D Golding, from 2000 From a modest Hatfield Road shop is run an impressive bespoke tailoring business by Geoffrey D Golding.  Above the fascia is fixed this impressive armorial device announcing “By appointment to Her Majesty the Queen, tailors to G …

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Political style: tailoring to vote for

20th October, 2016

British politicians aren’t traditionally known for their style, but in the run up to the general election, a few are sharpening up

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Sponsorship of football Award by Goldings

1st August, 2016

Sponsorship of football Award by Goldings

£2k-a-suit tailor who is helping the PM beat the squeeze

14th July, 2015

£2k-a-suit tailor who is helping the PM beat the squeeze: Speculation of fresh cuts in Cameron’s wardrobe after suit-maker is seen entering Number 10  Tailor Geoffrey Golding, 70, photographed arriving at Number 10 Awarded Queen’s Royal Warrant for services to …

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Geoffrey Golding meets the countess of Wessex

St Albans tailor rubs shoulders with royalty again

23rd November, 2014

St Albans tailor Geoffrey Golding met with the Countess of Wessex at a special event celebrating the opening of a new dyslexia centre.

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Goldings answers quiz chairman’s requirements

20th May, 2014

It was congratulations all round when quiz show host Nicholas Parsons collected a new blazer from G.D. Golding (Tailors) Ltd.

Just a Minute radio quiz chairman Nicholas didn’t hesitate or deviate from telling Geoffrey straight away that he had done a marvellous job on the jacket.

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