UK: UK Fabric Company Makes US President's New Clothes
The new United States president has given a shot in the arm to the British textile industry. Super fine wool and cashmere cloth produced in a West Yorkshire mill has gone into creating a wardrobe of outfits for George W. Bush. The cloth - made by Taylor and Lodge of Lockwood near Huddersfield - is said to be amongst the new president's favourite fabrics. It has already achieved celebrity status, being worn by stars like Hugh Grant and Elton John, and by Pierce Brosnan in the James Bond film 'The World is Not Enough.' The company's latest customer, however, tops the lot.
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