Holland & Sherry

Holland & Sherry is a fabric mill founded in London in 1836 by Stephen George Holland and Frederick Sherry.[1] It is owned by Individualized Apparel Group as of March 2003.[2][3]

In 1886 Holland & Sherry moved premises to Golden Square, at the time the epicenter of the woolen merchanting trade.

HistoryEdit

 
Fabric samples from Holland & Sherry

Holland & Sherry began as merchants at 10 Old Bond Street, London, specializing in woolen and silk cloths. In 1886 Holland & Sherry moved premises to Golden Square, at the time the epicenter of the woolen merchanting trade. By 1900 the firm was exporting to many countries, it was around that time a sales office was established in New York. In the early part of the 20th century, the United Kingdom, Europe, North and South America were the dominant markets for the company. Amongst other distribution arrangements, there was a Holland & Sherry warehouse in St. Petersburg, Russia – a successful market prior to the revolution and now being successfully renewed. By 1982 the business moved to Savile Row. Its head office is still on Savile Row.[4] Holland & Sherry provide fabrics to tailors and couture designers throughout the world.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Holland & Sherry story". Archived from the original on 2015-07-30. Retrieved 2015-08-11.
  2. ^ IAGapparel.com
  3. ^ Jobs safe vow after Holland & Sherry sale The Scotsman 8 March 2003
  4. ^ Holland & Sherry Contact
  5. ^ youtube.com Holland & Sherry