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John Smedley Men's Knitwear

John Smedley Clothing make the World's Finest Knitwear and are one of the world's oldest menswear brands. Made in England men's knitwear by John Smedley. Each garment is made in Derbyshire, England using traditional but also innovative techniques. All styles are available in a range of staple and fashion colours each season, with Merino being favoured for Winter and Sea Island Cotton perfect for the warmer months. 

Adopted as the polo of choice for mods in the 1960s, the John Smedley Isis polo is an iconic design that can trace its origins back to the 1930s. The Hawley is John Smedley's classic take on the men's roll neck, crafted in soft breathable Sea Island Cotton and with that vintage beatnik style which combines so well with both off-duty casual denim or under a tailored blazer.

About John Smedley

For incredibly stylish men's knitwear that truly stands the test of time, look no further than John Smedley. John Smedley is renowned for creating the world's finest knitted garments. The famous John Smedley signature line conveys effortless and understated style. High quality yarn and the finest gauge stitching ensure that John Smedley jumpers, polo shirts, sweaters and t-shirts feel as luxurious as they look. 

John Smedley Heritage

Established by Peter Nightingale and John Smedley in 1784 at Lea Mills, Matlock, Derbyshire, the John Smedley Mill is the oldest manufacturing factory in the world. Quality and craftsmanship are at the heart of John Smedley's ethos; every garment is made and hand-finished in England from superior quality materials such as extra fine Merino Wool and Sea Island Cotton.

Since the early 1960s John Smedley has been synonymous with Mod sub-culture. John Smedley polo shirts and jumpers were worn by British style icons from The Beatles to Audrey Hepburn. The emphasis on quality over branding has ensured that John Smedley has remained a favourite among generations of Mods including the Modfather himself, Paul Weller.

Attention-to-detail and classic designs make John Smedley knitwear is as popular today as ever. These days you can spot John Smedley jumpers and polos on high profile figures including the Royal Family, Roger Federer and even James Bond (Daniel Craig in Skyfall). John Smedley has long been an official knitwear supplier to Buckingham Palace, and was awarded a Royal Warrant in 2013.

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Shop the John Smedley Sale for timeless menswear at fantastic reduced prices.

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