The British Army tried fake fur, but it was useless. Wellington Barracks-based military tailor Jonathan Macintyre explains where the bearskin caps work by guardsmen come from.
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How to make bearskins worn by guardsmen
The British Army tried fake fur, but it was useless. Wellington Barracks-based military tailor Jonathan Macintyre explains where the bearskin caps work by guardsmen come
Best of British: bespoke shooting jackets
www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-RxcKlLigI Top military tailor Jonathan Macintyre has a shop in Wellington Barracks, SW1 and, as well as making military uniforms, he makes shooting shooting suits.
Shooting clothing – a tailor’s guide to sizing
youtu.be/8TRwLlcmS-8 When you buy a ‘large’ jacket from one clothing company and it’s the same as a ‘2XL’ from another, and both of them seem
Not everyone understands the conservation benefits of hunting black bears. Groups dedicated to ending hunting include PETA, which has joined up with synthetic furrier Ecopel to produce a faux bear fur. PETA is lobbying the British government to replace the real bear fur used in the Queen’s Guard’s caps.
PETA reports that, in 2020, bearskin caps cost £1,305 each. The UK govenment spent more than £1 million on bearskin caps caps between 2014 and 2020.
Under the #MoDGoFurFree hashtag, PETA claims support for its campaign from actors and entertainers including Sir Paul McCartney, Pamela Anderson and, from beyond the grave, the late Sir Roger Moore.