A great part of Hornets stock is acquired from the public, that’s not in the trade. For different reasons people want their transactions to remain private, so many interesting and pieces we get you don’t see online.
So come to the shops and ‘See it, touch it,try it on’. Its also fun and interesting coming to Hornets.
A working man from the 1920’s to the middle 60’s would always wear a belt with his one suit, his ‘Sunday Best’ , it was his working belt. With a cheap heavy cotton shirt and cloth cap he knew who he was and was proud, he was the backbone of an island people, my people. BH
Here he’s being interviewed by Chinese National Television about his art, he has shows in China and lectures there
Now here’s the point, he’s wearing an English bespoke suit and bespoke shoes and a collarless shirt
He’s making a style statement, no tie,but unlike everybody else it’s not an open neck shirt, its a shirt without a collar, that’s chic.
With one of my favourite umbrellas, a sporting Bark Ash Brigg, silver band, a pencil in the handle. BH
Lt.Colonel. Percival Harrison Fawcett. 1867-1925. Artillery Officer, Archaeologist, Explorer.
The fabric on the collar is repeated with a 9″hem. John like his coat is unique, an originator.
I often look at this painting, it hangs above a settee, beside a 20th century icon, but my eye always rests on it. Oil on canvas. 21″+19″. BH
Hardy Amies, he took style to the High Street.
Ellen Terry as ‘Madame Sans-Gene’ As an actress she was a superstar. As a woman, a powerful feminist. 20’+16′.