Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Introducing Marc Wallace

That Dapper Chap pays a visit to Marc Wallace in London's leafy Parsons Green and tells us about their new exciting store.


As I arrived via tube train at London's Parsons Green, I was greeted by a very leafy and quaint part of London that I'd never been to before. With a very 'villagey' feel and its traditional village green surrounded by quaint independent shops, bars and eateries this is certainly a part of London that I'd happily revisit

The Marc Wallace shop in New Kings Road
Cotton Mint Suit Open Lining
Suits perfectly tailored in a range of great colours

Inside the Marc Wallace shop

About Marc Wallace

After launching his first collection in 2000 Marc Wallace has since become renowned worldwide for his handmade suits and luxury accessories; Marc’s passion to challenge the direction of menswear is evident in the label’s fresh and original style. Through Marc’s hands on approach, collaborating with skilled artisans on limited edition pieces, the label continues to drive forward with inspiration and design at it’s heart.

The stunning limited edition floral suit. Not for the shy and retiring

A selection of contrasting fabric wool blazers 

All dressed up but nowhere to go. A traditional Marc Wallace look

The shop front was all ready for Christmas when I arrived, dressed as 'The Three Kings' complete with vintage hobby horses, it really was a delight to behold. On entering I was greeted by Drew as Marcs time was being taken up elsewhere and it was unfortunate that I wasn't able to say hello on this occasion. 

The shop itself is an eclectic design, mixing new and vintage pieces including old velvet covered cinema chairs and accessories. It is perfectly considered and very individual, just as your bespoke tailored suit will be.

While Drew tended to a client, discussing button variations and details on linings I toured the shop and snapped a few images.


The interior of the Marc Wallace shop in New Kings Road

Having worked with pop bands and stars of sport and television, most recently EastEnders stars, Danny Dyre and Jake Wood, Marc Wallace really has established himself as a 'must wear' designer creating tailor made suits for the noted and famous in addition to that special suit for your wedding day. 


Danny-Dyer-for-Marc-Wallace
Danny Dyer wears a stunning Marc Wallace design

From the 'English Gent' range of suits and accessories

The must have velvet blazer. Which colour is your favourite?

Marc Wallace only uses the finest quality fabrics from the UK and Italy, including silks, tweed and mohair, and he currently has a beautiful selection of sumptuous velvet blazers in stock, perfect for your New Year celebrations.


The luxurious velvet blazers all lined up

Vintage charm and accessories only add
 to that individual Marc Wallace experience

Great tailoring and contemporary colours
In addition to suits and blazers Marc Wallace can also fit you up with shirts, ties, underwear and all sorts of accessories both new and vintage, allowing you to add a very personal piece to your look.

Colourful socks will add interest and individualism to your look


The range of accessories at Marc Wallace

The New Marc Wallace Shop

As well as the shop in New Kings Road Marc Wallace also has a shop in Saville Row where he runs an appointment only system. I can now reveal that Marc has just opened a brand new shop in Bath in Broad Street.

Marc already runs a studio in George Street in Bath, for clients to visit by appointment for tailored suits and the new shop will be displaying his latest designs for all to buy, including suits, jackets, shirts and ties, as well as many accessories.


The new clothes shop in Bath has been a project Marc Wallace has been planning for a long time and he’s delighted it’s finally about to open to the public.

Bath, like London, is a very fashion conscious city and the Marc Wallace ranges are for people who want to step out and be noticed for their style. The brand has a distinct look that stands for quality.


I wish Marc and his team all the very best for the new venture and hope to return in the New Year to check out his spring/summer collection so watch this space!


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Yours truly. A Marc Wallace selfie

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