THE LONDON CUT
James Sherwood is the author of three Thames & Hudson books: Savile Row: The Master Tailors of British Bespoke (2010),
Fashion at Royal Ascot: Three Centuries of Thoroughbred Style (2011) and The Perfect Gentleman: The Pursuit of Timeless Elegance & Style in London (2012).
He is working on James Sherwood's Discriminating Guide to London to be published by T&H in 2015. In 2013 he wrote a 1000-copy limited edition book Royal
St. James's: Five Centuries of Style for Caraeno/TheCarlyle Group. 2014 was the eighth year he was commissioned as author/editor of the Louis Vuitton Guide to London.
He was the founding Editor-at-Large of The Rake who christened James 'Guardian of Savile Row' and is now Fashion History Editor.
James has consulted on design, archiving and curation for Anderson & Sheppard's shop at No 17 Clifford Street, the Gieves & Hawkes
archive at No 1 Savile Row and The Savoy Museum. He is now curator of the archive collection for Savile Row founding father Henry Poole & Co.
James's relationship with Savile Row began in 2006 when Pitti Immagine Uomo invited him to curate The London Cut: British Bespoke Tailoring
at the Palazzo Pitti in Florence (2007). The London Cut travelled to the British Ambassador's Residences in Paris (2007) and Tokyo (2008). A new edition of
The London Cut is being planned for the British Ambassador's Residence in Washington DC. He had spent 15-years as a style writer for The Independent-on-Sunday,
the Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, The Telegraph, The Times, Elle, US Esquire, Arena Homme +,
The Spectator and The World of Interiors.
Broadcasting work includes co-presenting fashion at Royal Ascot for the BBC (2004-2010), commentary for the BBC Royal Wedding
(2011) and Diamond Jubilee (2012) broadcasts as well as appearances on ITV This Morning, BBC Radio 4, BBC Breakfast,
BBC Inside Out, Channel 4 and Show Studio. James writes a weekly Hall of Fame 'great lives' column for the Henry Poole
& Co website. His online diary Letters from Bloomsbury Square is a whimsical view on the absurdities and amusements of life in London.