BKS MA­JOR LAND­MARKS

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THE FIRST SUIT

1986: Brian San­som pro­duces a two-piece for Dorset po­lice but it doesn’t carry the BKS badge.

CER­TI­FI­CA­TION

1994: BKS is the world’s first leathers man­u­fac­turer to gain Ce-ap­proval for their suits. Most mass-pro­duced suits merely carry CEap­proved ar­mour. The suits aren’t fully Ce-cer­ti­fied.

FIT FOR A PRINCE

As a birth­day gift, Prince Wil­liam gets a set of BKS leathers. Brian re­ceived a call to at­tend High­grove and mea­sure-up the fu­ture King. He’s seen wear­ing the suit in var­i­ous na­tional pa­pers aboard his Tri­umph Day­tona.

FU­TURE TECH

2018: BKS be­came the UK’S only be­spoke leather maker al­lowed to in­cor­po­rate Alpines­tars Tech-air airbag sys­tem into their leathers.

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