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Alexander Manufacturing crafts formal wear for Paris 2024 Olympic athletes

UKFT member Alexander Manufacturing, a Scottish luxury garment manufacturer, has been appointed by Team GB to create bespoke formal wear for the 350 British athletes competing in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Scroll down to read more about Alexander Manufacturing’s work with Team GB and its recent collaboration with London College of Fashion.

Alexander Manufacturing operating out of Cumbernauld in North Lanarkshire, stands as a beacon of Scottish artisanal expertise and tradition within the high-end fashion industry. Known for seamlessly blending time-honoured techniques with contemporary sustainability practices, the company is committed to the circular economy.

Alexander Manufacturing’s commitment to sustainability extends across the entire product lifecycle. The company also partners with local mills and farms to minimise its carbon footprint and create a more sustainable supply chain. By investing in local infrastructure and fostering job opportunities, Alexander Manufacturing spearheads the revival of Scotland’s textile industry, promoting sustainable growth.

Alexander Manufacturing has announced its appointment by Team GB to create bespoke formal wear for up to 350 British athletes participating in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. As an official supplier, Alexander Manufacturing will outfit the athletes with bespoke men’s and women’s suits for formal events, showcasing the best of British craftsmanship and elegance on the global stage. Each hand-tailored suit is made using the finest British textiles, featuring McNaughton’s Perth cloth, and accompanied by Morjas Footwear.

Alexander Manufacturing trying suit

Nadia Alexander, Founder of Alexander Manufacturing, said: “It’s a real honour to dress Team GB. Each stitch embodies our passion for design and our commitment to showcasing the heritage of Scottish textiles. We’re creating more than just formal wear; we like to think that we are weaving the spirit of Great Britain into every Team GB garment.

Nadia chose to dress the athletes in 100% Scottish woven lightweight wool. The garments were meticulously assembled in Cumbernauld by the skilled hands of Alexander Manufacturing’s craftspeople.

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