Tag Archives: bespoke

Who makes the valets?

Who makes the valets? When I started making valets I thought it made sense to present them in the most neutral way possible. I hoped that having no distractions would help to make them appeal to a wider range of potential customers. By showing them on a white background people would find it easier to picture them in their own homes.

Having spoken with a few clients over the years I think I need to do some self-promotion. Mostly to reassure people about the quality of my work. And these days people appreciate artisan work, the image of a maker that makes something from start to finish. Continue reading

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.

Blending in with style.

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

For gents not afraid of a little colour

For gents not afraid of a little colour. Velvet flock hat rests have been available since I first launched the valets. 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