Hawkes Bespoke Outfitters opened in Cardiff in 1994 and quickly made its mark on the capital supplying mainly quality leather jackets and suits. Russell Scott-Lawson purchased the shop from the previous owner in the year 2000. The shop, like many independent retailsers has faced many challenges since then; the most recent Covid19 crisis being probably the toughest yet. But Russell, and Hawkes, endures.
Hawkes, as it is known now, offers a superb selection of high-quality brands and labels, and Russell has added bespoke ‘made-to-measure’ and wedding hire to complete the Hawkes offering. Along with fitted suits, Russell also offers a personally selected collection of gentleman’s shoes to complement the clothing along with other accessories.
Russell, who lives in Penarth, says, “Above all we pride ourselves on the service we deliver, and we believe that Hawkes is unparalleled in this respect. You will always find a smile and helpful, sincere advice. We consider our customers our shareholders, and, above all other considerations, we want to ensure they are happy. We have huge knowledge gained from decades of experience with regards to all aspects of bespoke suits and tailoring which, I believe, is unrivalled in Cardiff and The Vale of Glamorgan.
Over the years, Hawkes’ reputation for fine, bespoke tailoring and exceptional service has, understandably, ensured the beautifully presented shop in Morgan Arcade attracts many discerning, high-profile customers from the business and sporting communities.
37 Morgan Arcade
029 2037 3780
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