In 1913, Ralph Hawes and George Frederick Curtis, two notable outfitters made their mark in history. It was in February of that year on Piccadilly Arcade that a label of timeless style and sophistication was born. They soon were serving such customers as Lord Mountbatten, Cary Grant, Fred Astaire, as well as royalty and aristocrats. Their innovative take on eveningwear, including the backless evening waistcoat, was known for comfort, style, and quality. By the 1930s, Curtis was considered an authority on evening dress and also crafted quality suits and overcoats. In 1934 over 12,000 customers has regular accounts at this popular store.
For more than a century, the Hawes & Curtis brand has helped men put their best foot forward on many different occasions, from casual to evening dress and everywhere in between. Today, the men's blazers collection is known in many countries for its classic tailored fit and appeal.
The plain navy mélange knitted jacket is just the right combination of relaxed and refined. This navy blazer is a favorite among blazers for men. Its luxurious 80 percent wool blend and double-breasted jacket can complete many different stylish looks. It comes complete with a full lining, two inside pockets, a centre back vent, four front pockets, notch lapels, and epaulettes. The lining is 55 percent polyester and 45 percent viscose.
The men’s brown corduroy slim fit jacket is another best-seller in the men’s blazer department. It is finely crafted in England with 100 percent 12-wale cotton corduroy. It is fully lined, featuring narrow notch lapels and a slim fit for the modern man. This blazer is perfect for many occasions.
For sophisticated men looking for a grey blazer, the men’s charcoal grey Harris Tweed slim fit jacket is a must. It is constructed of genuine Harris Tweed fabric and hand spun and hand woven in the Outer Hebrides with 100 percent wool. This lined blazer is known for its functionality and its timeless style.
The men’s plain blue Yorkshire tweed slim fit jacket is the most popular blue blazer in this collection. It is crafted of classic tweed that was woven in Yorkshire from pure wool. Features on this men’s blazer include two exterior pockets, three interior pockets, notch lapels, two front buttons and four buttons on each sleeve cuff.
Sophisticated men stock their wardrobes with the timeless style of at least one men's blazer or dinner jack from the Hawes & Curtis label.