Dugdale Bros Ltd
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Dugdale Bros & Co Cloth Merchants at the Centre of Cloth Making since 1896

Dugdale Bros & Co are cloth merchants based in the very centre of Yorkshire's worsted industry despatching fine cloth from an imposing historic headquarters building in Huddersfield.

The company offers an impressive collection of high quality cloth to the finest tailors, designers, couturiers and retailers throughout the world.

Our designers have captured the spirit and heritage of centuries of weaving in Yorkshire and have brought a thoroughly modern interpretation to the elegant classics worn by true gentleman the world over. With advances in technology, we have embraced the new processes that enable fabric to shed creases easily, retain shape over longer periods and be extremely comfortable to wear.

In addition to our wide range of cloth, an extremely comprehensive range of tailors' trimmings is available ranging from buttons and threads to linings and canvases.

Dugdale Bros remains an independent, family owned Huddersfield firm founded in 1896. In a world of globalisation, we are proud to have used these rare skills here in the heart of Yorkshire to design and manufacture a range of exceptional cloth to meet the high standards sought by today's customer.

All of our cloth and tailors' trimmings can be purchased online or
by contacting us on 01484 421772.

Trimmings Now Available

Our extensive range of trimmings and accessories are now available online.

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Latest News

Building Our New 1896 Cloth

As part of celebrations for our 120th year, we reveal the processes involved and the development behind our new, iconic 1896 cloth.

In Conversation with Crane Brothers

In Conversation is a digital magazine produced by Crane Brothers, a contemporary tailors operating in Australia and New Zealand. Their summer issue has them in conversation with our chairman, Robert.

A Busy Start to the Year

So far, January has kept us on our toes with menswear show Pitti Uomo, a rush of visitors to our London showroom and implemetation of our new cloth selection procedure.

Visit to Sartoria Corcos

Taking a break from the excitement of Pitti Uomo last week, our Chairman, Robert, took time out to catch up with local tailor, Kotaro Miyahira.

Dugdale Cloth: A History of Innovation

From its very beginnings, Dugdale Bros has always embraced new technologies and techniques. This tradition continues and brings weight to our new collections whilst also breathing new life into our old classics.

Design Inspiration

We have a huge archive of cloths and other historical materials at Dugdale Towers, gathered over our 120 years in the business, from which we have drawn inspiration for our new ranges.

Celebrating Our 120th Year

Throughout 2016 we will be celebrating our 120th year in the cloth business, publishing a series of blog posts to document the many things that have inspired us to create our forthcoming collections.

Our Chairman in Paris

Taking some time out to see the sights was just one of the perks of Robert's recent visit to our agents in Paris.

Cashmere Coating Collection

The ultimate in luxurious elegance, this month we're putting the spotlight on our Cashmere Coatings collection.

Dugdale Bros at Pitti Uomo

We will be heading out to Pitti Uomo next month, taking meetings and appointments throughout the event, from 12th - 15th January. 

Cirencester Visit

The gorgeous market town of Cirencester was the latest stop on our MD Robert Charnock's round of UK customer visits.

Wentworth Charity Golf Day

We'll be joining the fund raising at Wentworth Golf Course this week, in aid of the Alex Bolt Brain Tumor Charity. 

The Armoury NY Visit Mill St.

It was great to catch up with Jake Grantham, from The Armoury New York​, at our London office this week.....

Sheep On The Row Video

Watch Woolmark's Sheep On The Row video.

Sheep On The Row Brochure

Dugdale Bros in Woolmark's Sheep On The Row Brochure

Wool Mark Australia - Western Australia, Mulga Springs

Continuing with our journey through the production of Merino Wool, via Australia's Wool Mark organisation, allow us to present the next instalment from Western Australia’s Mulga Springs.... 

Wool Mark Australia - Roseville Park

After posting our last Wool mark video, here’s the next instalment filmed in Roseville Park, Australia, allowing you to follow the modern day quest for production of top quality merino fleece...

Wool Mark Australia - A life spent producing Merino wool

Ever wonder what it takes to produce the finest merino wool? Watch this short video, from Australian Woolmark , and find out what secrets a family of Australian sheep farmers have to share...

The Romney Tweed - A truly unique experience

As the sales of our new Romney Tweed collection go from strength to strength, we are committed to making the experience of ordering and receiving this exclusive cloth as unique as the Tweed itself...

Mark Powell visits the towers

We recently had the wonderfully talented Mark Powell visit the Dugdale towers last week..

Dugdale feature in the Vogue catwalk

We love to see the emerging generation of young designers using our luxury cloth. Here we see graduate Imogen Johnson-Gilbert who has made up these spectacular garments that were featured in the Vogue catwalk show 2015! View the rest of the artical here....  

Dugdale's exhibit at Leeds City Museum

A few months ago we were contacted by Leeds City Museum and asked if we would be interested in participating in a major new exhibition they were planning. To find out what that plan was, click here - 

House of Holland PF15 exclusively designed tartan

We recently commissioned these spectacular tartan fabrics for House of Holland's Pre Fall 15 collection. All of these designs are exclusive and showcases how tartan can be incorporated into a modern day twist. Read more here -

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