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Robert Old is proud to offer an exclusive range of limited edition handmade shoes, loafers and boots from artisan Italian shoemakers, Santoni. Blending traditional methods with their Italian heritage, Santoni shoes are meticulously crafted to offer the perfect blend of style and comfort.


Produced in Vetralla in the heart of Italy, Robert Old tailored garments are handmade by skilled craftsmen and women with an eye for perfection and a clear understanding of our client requirements. Every garment that passes through the doors of Robert Old carrying our ‘Hand Tailored in Italy’ label has been painstakingly selected and lovingly created with our clients in mind.


Sourced from the most illustrious fibres, each Robert Old 100% Scottish cashmere garment is scrupulously crafted to Scottish Cashmere Club standards. Our impressive collection of men’s cashmere sweaters, jumpers and cardigans are knitted from pure cashmere, resulting in a super soft finish while retaining their original shape for years to come. The sizing of our gentlemen’s cashmere refers to chest measurement and are designed in a classic fit with approximately four inches additional space over the chest area. Should you prefer a more tailored fit, we would recommend choosing a size down.


Specialising in high-end luxury men’s clothing and cloth weaving, Italian fashion house Ermenegildo Zegna is a recognised leader in the men’s designer fashion industry. One of the largest producers of the finest fabrics in the world, Ermenegildo Zegna offers an impressive selection of business and casual wear, fragrances, underwear and accessories.


Manufactured in Italy and embracing the revolutionary tailored jeans concept, every pair of Jacob Cohën jeans is meticulously crafted using the highest attention to detail and care. Robert Old offers an array of new season styles of unmistakeable Jacob Cohën jeans and carry the two most popular fits; J620 and J622.


Founded in 1879, Crockett & Jones is famed worldwide for producing the highest quality handcrafted designer men’s shoes and boots. Manufactured in Northampton England, Crockett & Jones specialises in producing Goodyear welted shoes and are renowned for their footwear’s exceptional strength, durability and longevity.



Robert Old is a family owned and run business, located in the heart of Bournemouth’s prestigious Westover Road. Founded in 1909 by Robert H Old, Robert Old has flourished under the stewardship of the Old family for four generations. Robert Old’s reputation for offering unprecedented customer service and the finest quality garments remains at the forefront of our company ethos. Online you will find a selection of prestigious designer brands available across our three floors at Robert Old, including Crockett & Jones, Santoni, Ermenegildo Zegna, Eton, La Martina and our own Robert Old 1909 garments. We also have an impressive collection of in store exclusive brands including Paul & Shark, Belstaff, Ralph Lauren and Gant. Find directions to our store here.



Our Robert Old Handmade in Italy and Ermenegildo Zegna ‘Su Misura’ made to measure tailoring services offer unmistakeable quality and craftsmanship. Our tailor-made garments deliver a unique level of comfort and satisfaction from the finest fabrics available. Find out more by visiting Robert Old Tailoring or Zegna Su Misura.


We have an eclectic collection of men’s cashmere, encompassing a variety of styles and colours. Robert Old Cashmere is painstakingly handcrafted in the soft waters of Hawick Scotland, using the finest fibres from Inner Mongolia. Explore our large range of men’s cashmere sweaters, jumpers, scarves and socks - or learn more in our ‘Guide to Luxury Scottish Cashmere’.

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