British mill – Taylor & Lodge Huddersfield – to create cloth suitable for royalty! #uktextiles

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Edward Waterhouse from Taylor & Lodge in Huddersfield, with the grey wool suit fabric made from Australia’s finest wool merino for Prince William’s wedding suit.
Picture: Andrew McCaren/Ross Parry Agency

One hundred Australian wool growers last month sent their best wool to England’s most prestigious mill, which then spun it into a cloth for a Savile Row tailor to turn into a custom suit for the 28-year-old second in line to the throne.

Left over fabric from the suit will be sold to British fashion houses with all proceeds going to Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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