Category Archives: Bespoke details

Blending in with style.

Blending into the background with a colour coordinated velvet flock covered hat rest.

Blending into the background with a colour coordinated velvet flock covered hat rest.

Amongst its various options, the Hatstand Valet comes with a black velvet covered hat rest. As good as it looks sometimes you just want to add something just to make it your own. Etched messages or initials can let the whole world know who’s valet it is but if it’s going into a room with a very definite look, fitting in is sometimes the key. Continue reading

Orange velvet Hatstand Gentleman's Valet

Flocked Hatstand Valets for gents not afraid of a little colour.

Velvet flock hat rests have been available since I first launched this website. Up till now they’ve been discreetly offered in black with colour just quietly mentioned as a bespoke option. A recent order made me wake up my ideas about the velvet flock covered balls. Continue reading

White Hatstand Gentleman's Valet

Meet Mr. White

Available finishes on the valets with wooden screw threads like the Standard Valet are limited because of movement of the hangers over the thread. This white valet was a bespoke request made to match existing furniture in the client’s home. Continue reading

Top details on a gentleman's retainer.

Bespoke details….. new detail on a gentleman’s retainer.

Whenever I’m thinking about new valets or changes to the existing ones, I try to imagine details to suit as many people as possible. So it always surprises me when a bespoke client comes up with a request I just couldn’t see coming. Continue reading

Detail of the jacket hanger and accessory bowl.

Bespoke details… colour matching.

Over the last few months we’ve made a few bespoke Gentleman’s Retainer valets which particularly featured colour matching. Because the retainer doesn’t involve any moving parts like the valets which are on the wooden screw thread, it can be made of a wider range of timbers and finishes. Continue reading