Letter from the Founder

Letter from the Founder

Dear Friends and Customers,

I hope this email finds you well, I’m reaching out to you to introduce myself if we haven't already met. I'm Kristian, the Founder of Oliver Brown, and I wanted to take a moment to express my thanks for your continued support. I also wanted to share some exciting updates from us too. 

Reflecting on the past year fills me with immense pride for the milestones we've achieved. Celebrating our 25th year was a momentous occasion, marked by the launch of a new evening wear collection and a celebration with The Gentleman’s Journal. The Oliver Brown brand also extended globally with the launch of our first overseas concession at El Corte Inglés in Madrid, bringing a touch of British countryside style to the heart of Spain. This partnership showcases a curated selection, from tattersall shirts to knits, caps, and gilets, and we are excited to see its continued growth. Another highlight was our bespoke takeover of the Jermyn Street window, where our skilled team crafted garments live for all to see.

Your choice to wear Oliver Brown attire during significant events last year, from The Coronation to Royal Ascot and weddings, has been a constant source of inspiration. Seeing these special moments shared on social media brings immense joy to the entire Oliver Brown team, and we extend our heartfelt thanks to you.

Looking ahead to 2024, we anticipate another exciting chapter for Oliver Brown. I am delighted to announce the opening of a new store in the heart of The City of London, just a stones throw away from The Royal Exchange and a short walk from Leadenhall Market. Opening this spring, this location will offer convenience for our customers working in The City, serving as a hub for suiting, formal wear, and hire, alongside housing our head office. I can not wait for you to visit!

Our SS24 collection is another exciting moment for us. Launching in March, the new collection embodies uncomplicated styling options, textures, shapes, and details that will carry you through the summer. Anticipate the arrival of much-requested unstructured jackets in lightweight fresco fabrics in the quality you’d expect from Oliver Brown.

I’m also proud to announce that 2024 will also see the launch of a dedicated US website, catering to the specific needs of our growing American audience. The new website will offer an enhanced customer experience for customers “across the pond” along with a more personalised feel.

Finally I would like to thank you for being part of the Oliver Brown community. Your continued support has been the driving force behind our success, and I look forward to welcoming you in our stores throughout 2024, whether on Jermyn Street, Sloane Street, or in the new City of London store.

Here is to a year filled with style, inspiration, and memorable moments!

Warm regards,

Kristian Ferner Robson

Founder, Oliver Brown

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