The 2021 Golden Shears Competition is now open – apply online now

Golden Shears 2017

Golden Shears winner Rikki Brockman, apprentice at Gieves & Hawkes Savile Row
Silver Shears winner Jorden Barratt, apprentice at Couch & Hoskin
Rising Star winner Matthew-Erik Beal, student at UCA Rochester

Many thanks to:

Our competition finalists

Jorden Barratt
Matthew-Erik Beal
Monica Birzan
Riki Brockman
Richard Butler
James Eardley
Tara Hansen
Alireza Haraji

Emily Hayward
Alexander Hills
Aigerim Kaziyeva
Donghyun Kim
Jack Lamb
Emily Latham
Rebecca Mahoney
Kirsten McDove

Louise McGowan
Alistair Nimmo
Laura Pizzetti
Jessica Robinson
Emily Self
Rachel Singer
Elin Sjovik
Charles Urraca Serra
Zoe Yates

Our main supporters​

The Merchant Taylor’s Company

Capit B Trust

Savile Row Bespoke

All other supporters​

  • Burnstein & Banleys
  • Savile Row Style Magazine
  • Hainsworth
  • Harrisons
  • Henry Poole
  • Scabal

Style judges

  • David Gandy
  • Jodie Kidd
  • Bill Prince
  • Oliver Spencer
  • Joe Wright

Technical judges

  • Will Adams, Kilgour
  • Alan Bennett, Davies & Son
  • Antonia Ede, Montague Ede
  • Philip Parker, Henry Poole
  • Brigitte Stepputtis, Vivienne Westwood Couture

Participating companies and colleges

  • Anderson & Sheppard
  • Batley School of Art
  • Bridgewater
  • Brighton
  • Chittleborough & Morgan
  • Colchester
  • Couch & Hoskin
  • De Montford University
  • Dege & Skinner
  • English Tailoring
  • Fashion Tailoring Academy
  • Gieves & Hawkes
  • Hertfordshire
  • Hull
  • Huntsman
  • Inkberrow Design Centre
  • Kathryn Sargent
  • Leeds College of Arts
  • London College of Fashion
  • Maurice Sedwell
  • Newham
  • Norton & Sons
  • Norwich University of the Arts
  • Richard Anderson
  • Robert Dick
  • Savile Row Academy
  • Thom Sweeney
  • UCA Rochester
  • Welsh & Jefferies