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Timeless suits from London's Savile Row back in fashion

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ANDREW WINNING

Cutter Finnan Lane cuts cloth for a suit at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million...more

Cutter Finnan Lane cuts cloth for a suit at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

Leon Powell works on a garment at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds....more

Leon Powell works on a garment at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

Actor Edward Fox poses for a portrait at his favourite bespoke shirt makers, Budd, in Piccadilly, central London February 14, 2013. A number of houses on Savile Row, London's renowned street of high-end tailors, have enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Actor Edward Fox poses for a portrait at his favourite bespoke shirt makers, Budd, in Piccadilly, central London February 14, 2013. A number of houses on Savile Row, London's renowned street of high-end tailors, have enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

Rolls of cut cloth, ready to be assembled into suits, sit on a cutters table at bespoke tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now...more

Rolls of cut cloth, ready to be assembled into suits, sit on a cutters table at bespoke tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

The measurements for actor Gary Cooper are seen in a ledger at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to...more

The measurements for actor Gary Cooper are seen in a ledger at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

Head trouser cutter John Malone cuts cloth for a suit at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be...more

Head trouser cutter John Malone cuts cloth for a suit at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

Sales consultant James Field adjusts the tie display at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be...more

Sales consultant James Field adjusts the tie display at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

Accounts assistant Stuart Gymer works surrounded by old ledgers and measurement books at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of...more

Accounts assistant Stuart Gymer works surrounded by old ledgers and measurement books at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

Cutter Danny Hall cuts cloth for a dinner suit at bespoke tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds....more

Cutter Danny Hall cuts cloth for a dinner suit at bespoke tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

George Adamou listens to Greek folk music as he works on a garment at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now...more

George Adamou listens to Greek folk music as he works on a garment at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

Sunna Johnson (foreground) works on a garment at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35...more

Sunna Johnson (foreground) works on a garment at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

Cutter James MacAuslan cuts cloth for a shirt at bespoke shirt makers Budd, in Piccadilly, central London February 14, 2013. A number of houses on Savile Row, London's renowned street of high-end tailors, have enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Cutter James MacAuslan cuts cloth for a shirt at bespoke shirt makers Budd, in Piccadilly, central London February 14, 2013. A number of houses on Savile Row, London's renowned street of high-end tailors, have enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

Actor Edward Fox poses for a portrait at his favourite bespoke shirt makers, Budd, in Piccadilly, central London February 14, 2013. A number of houses on Savile Row, London's renowned street of high-end tailors, have enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Actor Edward Fox poses for a portrait at his favourite bespoke shirt makers, Budd, in Piccadilly, central London February 14, 2013. A number of houses on Savile Row, London's renowned street of high-end tailors, have enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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ANDREW WINNING

Lines and annotations are seen on cloth being prepared for a dinner suit at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now...more

Lines and annotations are seen on cloth being prepared for a dinner suit at bespoke Savile Row tailors Anderson & Sheppard in central London February 14, 2013. Anderson & Sheppard had a 2012 turnover of 4 million pounds and growth has been over 13 percent every year since 2009. A number of other houses on Savile Row have also enjoyed over 10 percent growth in recent years with total revenue for the informal group of suitmakers now estimated to be 30-35 million pounds. Photograph taken February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
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