Our second Chicago Sartorial Meet-up is scheduled for Friday, October 15, 2010, at Hub 51 at 51 West Hubbard Street in Chicago’s River North neighborhood (http://www.hub51chicago.com). The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Joining the group will be three of England’s most prominent firms in gentlemen's clothing and footwear: Alfred Sargent & Sons of Northampton, England (http://www.alfredsargent.co.uk), the renowned maker of fine men’s shoes and boots will be represented by proprietor Andrew Sargent, the scion of the firm’s namesake, and by Chay Cooper, its director of operations. At the event, the firm will unveil its new “Premier Exclusives” line for the first time in the United States. Harvie & Hudson of Jermyn Street, London (http://www.harvieandhudson.com), one of the world’s leading shirtmakers, will send co-proprietors Richard Harvie and Andrew Hudson, who will discuss their range of dress shirts (including bespoke shirts). Hemingway Tailors of Leeds, England (http://www.hemingwaytailors.co.uk), will be represented by their proprietor and master tailor, Toby Luper, who will explain his firm’s manufacture of classic English-style bespoke suits and sport coats. This is the second annual event organized by the Chicago collaboration of “ld111134”/Lou, “Francisco d’Anconia”/Josh and “Burton”/Gerard. The cost will be $112 per person, which will cover hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer. If you plan on attending, please contact “Burton”/Gerard for payment arrangements at your earliest convenience because we want to lock-in our headcount as soon as possible. Please contact any of us by PM if you have any questions.