9 May, 2019


Sophie Weller and her winning design (Blue/Cream striped jacket and matching shorts)

The Master and Chris Thierry attended the Golden Shears Awards on 18th March 2019 at Merchant Taylors’ Hall. This charity competition, that occurs every two years, has been established to support craft training for students on dedicated tailoring courses and trainees in industry. The Woolmen were delighted to present the Rising Star Award of a pair of silver shears plus £2,000 to Sophie Weller, an apprentice trainee at Dunhill who is studying at Newham College. Sophie made the pale blue and cream striped single breasted ‘blazer’ style jacket with matching tailored shorts (pictured) The Master was very encouraged to see the quality of work produced by young people at the event.