Redfords are proud to introduce Aquascutum into the collection of brands we currently stock.
As a part of fashion industry heritage, Aquascutum has adapted over the years to become an iconic brand.
The British fashion brand’s history began in 1851, with the development of a fabric by Mayfair tailor John Emary, who opened his first store on regent street. A few years later, he patented a method of producing a water-repellent textile.
The name Aquascutum was a mere description of the fabric developed....
Aqua (water), Scutum (shield).
Over the years and with major advancements, the Aquascutum trench coat has been worn by celebrities, Royalty, political leaders, the armed forces and stars of the silver screen.
The A-list of people who have worn Aquasctum is mind blowing...
The Prince of Wales, Winston Churchill, Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan, Margaret Thatcher, Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant, Peter Sellers (Pink Panther), the British Olympic Squad and to the current Day Thotenham Hotspur Squad, The list continues.....
‘In 1990, Japan’s Renown acquired Aquascutum, with Kim Winser as CEO. Soon after Pierce Brosnan became the face of the brand’