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The 2023 BTBA Summer Ball

Photography by Luke Alland, using Fujifilm's XH-2 and Leica's Q2 Reporter.

The Accessible Magazine were invited down to cover the bi-annual Bespoke Tailors' Benevolent Association event, held in the City of London's illustrious 14th Century Merchant Taylors' Hall. Established in 1859, the BTBA formed from a merger of the British tailoring industry’s two oldest and most revered charities—the Master Tailors’ Benevolent Association and the Tailors’ Benevolent Institute. The Association serves to aid and award grants when necessary to anyone who has worked in British tailoring at any level for a period of ten years or more. Their Summer Ball, more recently, has given the bespoke trade a chance to chuck on their summer glad-rags and let their hair down. We were lucky enough to capture the evening's highlights, here...


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