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Golden Shears 2019

Golden Shears winner Rachel Singer, apprentice at Maurice Sedwell Savile Row
Silver Shears winner Edward Jones, studying at UCA Rochester
Rising Star winner Sophie Weller, apprentice at Dunhill

Many thanks to:

Our competition finalists

Joshua Bond
Elizabeth Boot-Handford
Terence Brady
Ciara Britton
Takudzwa Chigaduro
Isabella De Nardo
Taroneh Dorodi
Hannah Eagles

Mariah Esa
Samantha Fenwick
Charlotte Henderson
Edward Jones
Seung Kim
Iris Klijn
Iona Knight
Mercansey Koomson

Lauren McNicholl
Eleonora Pariselli
Leisha Parlout
Abby Robertson
Rachel Singer
Sam Sleath
Matthew Stanley
Sophie Weller

Our main supporters​

The Merchant Taylor’s Company

Capit B Trust

The Pollen Estates

The Woolmen Company

All other supporters​

  • Burnstein & Banleys
  • Dege & Skinner
  • Gieves & Hawkes
  • Hardy Minnis
  • Holland & Sherry
  • Savile Row Style Magazine
  • Harrisons
  • Groves & Lindley
  • Henry Poole
  • Savile Row Gin
  • Scabal

Style judges

  • David Gandy
  • Jodie Kidd
  • Joe Ottoway
  • Tom Stubbs
  • Mich Turner

Technical judges

  • Will Adams, Kilgour
  • Jonathan Becker, Couch & Hoskins
  • Antonia Ede, Montague Ede
  • Joe Morgan, Chittlebourgh & Morgan
  • Davide Taub, Gieves & Hawkes
  • Participating companies and colleges

    • Carl Stuart
    • Davies & Son
    • De Montford
    • University
    • Dege & Skinner
    • Dunhill
    • Henry Poole
    • Huntsman
    • Inkberrow Design Centre
    • Leeds Arts
    • London College of Fashion
    • Maurice Sedwell
    • Oliver Brown
    • Suitor Brothers
    • UCA Rochester
    • Wimbledon College of Arts