Our fabrics are used across the globe from high street stores to boutique tailors, corporate uniforms to wizards robes.

* yes, we wove fabric for the Harry Potter films.

High street Retail
Luxury Fashion
Corporate & Uniform
Traditional Tailoring
Costume
School Wear
MILITARY uniform
Consistency

High Street Retail

We have a long history of weaving fabric for the world's leading retailers and department stores. The consistency of our mix and match range is unmatched. Our quality has helped us build strong relationships that last season after season.

Our fabric is used for core lines by some of the biggest brands in the UK and across the world. We work closely with our customers to achieve exactly what they are looking for.

Alongside this we are often asked to sample for seasonal lines. We can achieve a fast turnaround on samples and most importantly ensure the bulk fabric matches what has been approved. We are committed and skilled in supplying fabric on time and up to standard.

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Quality

Luxury Fashion

We weave luxury fabrics of exceptional quality woven using only the finest merino wool and noble fibres. Excellent service and the ability to develop bespoke fabrics have made us the go to manufacturer for luxury fashion brands.

Today the importance of sustainable fashion cannot be overlooked. We are an advocate of the slow fashion movement and like to think we produce fabrics of integrity which become prized garments that will be worn for many years.

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Reliability

Corporate & Uniform

The corporate market has been a cornerstone of our business since the beginning when we made fabrics for the military, police and fire services.

A lot has changed since then. Today we combine the latest in weaving technology with our expert knowledge of the corporate wear market, creating fine English worsted fabrics at a very competitive price.

Our Corporate Wear selection is made up of our most competitive and best performing fabrics; fabrics which are tried and tested; robust fabrics refined over the years.

We have a good reputation for elegant corporate wear delivered on time and up to specification. But don’t just take our word for it, satisfied customers include: The Great Britain Olympic Squad; The English and Irish Lions; England's World Cup football team (and yes that waistcoat); and many building societies and banks around the world.

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Heritage

Traditional Tailoring

Our classic tailoring stock supported bunch has been a best seller for over 10 years; our core fabric bases are popular with tailors and merchants the world over.

If you're looking for traditional fabrics our stock supported range is full of them. We offer an extensive collection of tried and tested classics in designs that you would expect to see as well as traditional baratheas, cavalry twills, gabardines and more. These fabrics have been the core of our range for over 100 years.

Our bunches and collaborators' bunches can be found in many of the world's finest tailor shops. We work closely with merchants to help us sell our brand and fabrics across the globe. Having our own looms we are in a unique position to offer cloth of the highest quality at a competitive price. If you are passionate about English worsted fabrics and would like to collaborate then we would love to hear from you.

For USA based customers we do a bespoke cut length service, please follow the link below.

Authentic

Costume

From Harry Potter, Indiana Jones to Star Wars we have made fabrics for many blockbuster films and stage productions.

Our extensive archive of fabrics and designs means that we will probably have what you are looking for, but if not we can develop a fabric for you.

If you are looking for something specific, please get in touch, our team are on hand to help.

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performance

School Wear

We work with the UK's best school wear manufacturers offering stock support on many of our polyester wool blends. Our designers can work to design briefs, developing special fabrics to make the student stand out

If you are looking for a fabric that will hold up against anything you can throw at it look no further; our range of stock supported fabrics have been tested to the extreme. With hundreds of thousands of metres sold to schools and colleges over the years, we have huge confidence in our fabrics. But don't just take our word for it we provide full external fabric test reports too!

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No Compromise

Military Uniform

Alfred Brown’s history with the military goes back a long way. We have built a reputation for reliability and consistency. We pride ourselves on our great core fabrics, largely unchanged for many years, available from stock, always impeccably shade matched.

We can confidently produce technical fabrics that match a standard, and also develop fabrics to a specific brief.

A unique feature of our mill is our flexibility; we can adapt to changes well, working with our customers on delivery schedules and their special requirements. If you have something you would like us to make please get in touch and we would be happy to quote.

Our fabrics have graced the Royal Household and been worn as military parade uniforms for countries around the world. Recently we have supplied fabric used by the Red Arrows for their formal wear.

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