English Laundry burst onto the fashion scene with its first collection of in 2000. Founded by Manchester-born designer Christopher Wicks, the brand went on to find global success and the designer became known for his passion for stripes, collar shapes and pearl buttons. Career highlights include picking up the Guild of Cedars Sinai Medical Center's 2010 'Man of the Year' award. English Laundry suits are understated yet elegant. Functional yet stylish, the new season suit collection is created with the modern man in mind boasting everything from wool suits to double breasted suits with subtle stripes.