Update for spring 2024

Through this spring we are changing our product range to use more vintage wool cloth, moving away from use of modern-made cotton corduroys, moleskins and heavy twills that have formed an important part of our range for the last 5 years. Many of these vintage wool cloth will have sat unused in warehouses for decades, […]

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New traditional style nightshirts

In the dark winter months, there’s nothing more pleasing that a nightshirt. We know the value of comfortable, long-lasting nightwear and our nightshirts do the job. Wearing a smooth, top quality cotton nightshirt is like sleeping in beautiful sheets, it’s a lovely feeling. High-street nightshirts just don’t cut it. With this in mind and Christmas […]

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New 18th Century Style Garments

Our 18th century style garments continue to be popular with our customers. From poets and dancers to reenactors and history lovers. We love seeing historical styles on 21st century people. Fortunately, even during the pandemic we’ve been able to create new garments. Below are production photos of our new garments. Two new shirts, generously cut, […]

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Autumn 2020 Photoshoot Behind the Scenes

Since the coronavirus pandemic we’ve been fortunate enough to carry on making and selling our garments as usual. But due to COVID19 restrictions we’ve been unable to do a big photography day as we normally would. Like many businesses this year, we’ve had to adapt. This September we turned our photoshoot into something more lowkey. […]

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Finding the perfect pair of trousers

Last year Elgar Shirts began making trousers so we could offer our customers a whole outfit. They’ve been a great success! We currently have a wide variety of cloths and styles, all with different characteristics. We make our trousers based on styles from the past. These can be trousers for everyday wear or worn for […]

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Business as Usual COVID-19 Update

During the last few weeks the coronavirus pandemic has been a challenging and disruptive time for everyone. Behind the scenes at Elgar Shirts we’re glad to say we’re all in good health. We’re keeping busy creating our range of garments as normal. Unfortunately our calendar of events has been reduced with the York Vintage Fair […]

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