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Essential suits for school, prom and family events.

School and Prom suite from Gabucci Bath

Suits for school, prom and other social events and that all important interview. Oh and family weddings too!

It is great to be able to help the next generation learn about fabrics, fashion and to love and appreciate quality and attention to detail.

We didn’t really expect that to go quite so young but we are now providing quality suits for young men and senior school children.

This is something we’ve been asked to provide for a long time. We’ve provided smaller designer suits occasionally to order for weddings and prom events but these tend to be an expensive alternative for most of us.

So we’ve introduced a new range of suits in navy or charcoal with optional matching waistcoat. The suits are perfect for senior school, where appropriate for the school’s dress code. They are also perfect for smart events, particularly family events such as weddings and of course school social events such as proms. They also make very good interview suits.

These are only available in store, at least to begin with, as we want to make sure fit is perfect and where alterations are needed, we can arrange, often the same day. You can see them here on the site but for now we are using stock shots (courtesy Adobe Stock) rather than our own photography. We will ad our pics soon but these will give you a good idea of the suits.

The suits start from £250 for a two piece in either Navy or Charcoal and got up to £300 with a spare pair of trousers, usually a good investment. Alternatively, we can supply the three piece for £300 and £350 including a spare pair of trousers. Trousers on their own are £70.

The suits are beautifully made in this country to our usual standards but we have selected a harder wearing fabric, 50% wool, 48% polyester with 2% lycra which will stand up to the rigours well that these suits may be put through.

The suits are on display in the store from Saturday 19th June and ready to be ordered for fast delivery in any size we don’t currently have in stock. The sizes are chest from 36″ to 44″ and waist from 30″ to 38″.

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A new addition to our services and just in time for Father’s Day.

Gift cards and vouchers from Gabucci Bath

We’ve re-opened following lockdown with new stock from most of our suppliers ready and waiting for you in store and online.

We’ve also added a new service which is a very simple extension to our online virtual gift card.

We’ve added a traditional paper gift voucher you can buy in store or we can post to you or the recipient.

Our online gift card has been a real success but with the store open again we wanted to give the opportunity for your friends and family to choose their gift in store and receive the service that we are famous for but can only be delivered in person.

And this is just in time for Father’s Day, and any other day that ends to be remembered but you’re not quite sure what to get. Our online virtual gift card or traditional gift voucher could be just what you need!

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John Smedley’s Ian Maclean chats with winning student, Georgia Alligan from Derby University

The Campaign for Wool’s Wool Week launches this year with the return of its much-loved Student Design Competition. 2020’s year-long competition brings together leading brands and retailers with Universities across the UK, who challenged students to create an innovative and exciting product made out of wool.

In this film you see John Smedley’s Managing Director Ian Maclean chat with their selected winner for The Campaign for Wool’s Student Design Competition , Georgia Alligan from Derby University

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John Smedley winning student design, Georgia Alligan from Derby University unisex jumper being knitted at Lea Millls, Matlock

The Campaign for Wool’s Wool Week launches this year with the return of its much-loved Student Design Competition. 2020’s year-long competition brings together leading brands and retailers with Universities across the UK, who challenged students to create an innovative and exciting product made out of wool.

Brands had the opportunity to choose their favourite product. In this film you see John Smedley’s winning student design, Georgia Alligan from Derby University unisex jumper being knitted at Lea Millls, Matlock.

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Winter 2020, our brands, styles and colours, and the upcoming 2021 wedding season at Gabucci

Ali talks about this Winter season at Gabucci, Christmas gifts and about the 2021 wedding season.

We’re still doing bright colours when it comes to shirts. And the sizes, again, we go up from sizes Small to 4XL. So there’s always something to buy for him, for a surprise.

Ali

At Gabucci our role is as ever to make you look as good as possible and now that extends to online as well as in store sales. A big part of that is to provide you with advice via email or phone to help you find exactly the right clothes that fit perfectly and are not going to be seen everywhere. This goes for buying for yourself or as a gift for someone special.

Much of our stock is unique to us where source our fabrics, choose the patterns, trimmings and buttons and have the garments produced in Europe, mostly Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany to create our own distinctive short runs. We keep the colours warm and use distinctive patterns and contrasting trimming on many items to create unique and stylish clothes to be proud of. 

Where you are able to visit us, we tailor them in-house to fit you perfectly, otherwise we can change fit as a postal service where required.

In addition, we stock the latest collection of iconic Claudi Lugli shirts and hand made John Smedley knitwear and in particular their wonderful Merino wool garments to keep you warm this winter and the coming spring. We are adding more to the range over the next few weeks too.

If you would like to find out more, come and visit us if you can or if not use our contact form to get in touch or give us a call.

A copy of the video transcript is below

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Where do our suits and knitwear come from?

We’re very proud at Gabucci of the clothes we sell, whether produced for us or from brands like John Smedley and we are particularly proud of how they are made.

It’s important that natural materials are used and clothes are produced sustainably and with as little impact on the environment as possible. Key to this is the humble sheep, key to much of Britain’s past wealth and heritage and a familiar site in our local Cotswold hills.

So this video is dedicated to the beginnings of most of our suits and knitwear, the sheep and the start of the process of creating a wool garment.

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We’ve just completed a large expansion our range of John Smedley Merino Wool available online – we’ve also increased the amount of stock in store, please check out what’s new.

We’ve expanded our range of John Smedley Merino Wool available online – check out what’s new.

If you want the finest Merino wool tops then you should be looking at John Smedley and Gabucci for the best range available. Purchase in store or online for quick delivery. To see the expanded range we offer, click here