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Picture by Mark Larner. Picture shows chaps gathered outside Abercrombie & Fitch's London store to protest against the proposed opening of an A&F store on Savile Row, the centuries old home of bespoke tailoring. 23/04/2012..Press release from The Chap Magazine:-."On Monday, 23rd April 2012 (St Georges Day) several hundred immaculately dressed Chaps and Chapettes will gather outside number 3, Savile Row, to protest in the strongest possible terms against the opening of a childrens clothes shop there by Abercrombie & Fitch.The Chap feels that this city is already overwhelmed with American-style chain stores selling overpriced T-shirts and hooded sporting garments for those who rarely do any sport. Savile Row has been the home of gentlemens bespoke tailoring for over 200 years, and the opening of this store would signal the end of this one little street being allowed to devote itself to a single trade.".

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Picture by Mark Larner. Picture shows chaps gathered outside Abercrombie & Fitch's London store to protest against the proposed opening of an A&F store on Savile Row, the centuries old home of bespoke tailoring. 23/04/2012..Press release from The Chap Magazine:-."On Monday, 23rd April 2012 (St Georges Day) several hundred immaculately dressed Chaps and Chapettes will gather outside number 3, Savile Row, to protest in the strongest possible terms against the opening of a childrens clothes shop there by Abercrombie & Fitch.The Chap feels that this city is already overwhelmed with American-style chain stores selling overpriced T-shirts and hooded sporting garments for those who rarely do any sport. Savile Row has been the home of gentlemens bespoke tailoring for over 200 years, and the opening of this store would signal the end of this one little street being allowed to devote itself to a single trade.".