Established in 1784, John Smedley became renown globally for its high quality, using extra fine merino wool, Sea Island cotton, cashmere and silk. The brand quickly became loved by many famous faces, and still holds its place as one of the most prestigious British brands where knitwear is concerned. Its royal warrant as a "Manufacturer of Fine Knitwear" from HM Queen Elizabeth II is a testament to this - Repertoire are proud to stock such a luxurious heritage brand.
Founded in 1784 in the heart of Great Britain, John Smedley has been and remains considered one of the most iconic, superior quality, heritage knitwear brands, with the oldest manufacturing factory in the world. By 1914, the brand began exporting its goods globally; keeping up with the demand from many famous faces, from Marilyn Monroe to the Beatles. The "Made in Great Britain" tag present on every garment truly underlines how important the brands roots are to its production. If it's a truly British brand you're after this season when knitwear is concerned, discover the very best here at Repertoire.