Austin Reed is a quintessential British Brand epitomising luxury, British tailoring. Established in 1900, the brand has perfected the art of classic British design synonymous with timeless style, heritage and craftsmanship. Boasting a diverse customer base, from historical figures including Winston Churchill and pop culture icons The Beatles, to the British Royal family; it is the proud holder of two Royal Warrants.
Trading internationally since 1929, Austin Reed is considered a truly global lifestyle brand from USA to Colombia, India and Japan with a network of over 1,000 retail outlets selling Austin Reed product. Today the brand continues to expand its International footprint recently launching in China and Canada.
A new Era
After a hundred years at London’s prestigious 103-113 Regent Street, the iconic British brand has recently taken up residency at a new iconic flagship location, 100 Regent Street.
CEO Nick Hollingworth heralded the move as the next step forward for the modern British brand quoting: “Whilst taking a nostalgic retrospective of Austin Reed’s 111-year history, the new store will bring British tailoring and apparel into the future.”
With diffusion labels AR RED, Signature, CUT and 110, Austin Reed continues to innovate with an ethos that embodies style and substance simultaneously.
The Opportunity - Licensing
Regarded as a leading authority on modern British tailoring, the brand has since expanded into men’s casualwear, accessories and women’s work wear catering for professional men’s and women worldwide.
Building a successful global eyewear licensing business for 10+ years, the brand is now ready to explore select licensing opportunities in select territories.