Royalty, aristocrats, dictators have long embroidered their initials and symbols on their clothing- the fleur de lys, Prince of Wales feathers, Napoleonic bees, but when college students started to initial their shirts to avoid confusion at the laundry the monogram entered the lexicon of prep. 

While some may find this a little flash, here at the Tailor Retailored we think that a little personalisation is one of the few ways a man can make a sweater truly his own. 

Our customisation service is available in store at our Edinburgh 2015 Pop Up and online at