The Golden Shears competition takes place every two years and is open to tailoring trainees and students.

Mar 21, 2017 - Photography from the 2017 Golden Shears Awards. Held at Merchant Taylors Hall, London.

Winner of this year’s Golden Shears award is golden boy Joe Holsgrove, 20 year old trainee at Denman & Goddard, who managed to triumph over strong competition from a highly talented field of young tailors. See more ideas about Jodie kidd, Golden shears and Taylor hall. Guest judges Jodie Kidd, David Gandy and UK Director Joe Wright. Golden Shears was the agreed title and from this point in 1960, the world’s greatest shearing competition was conceived.

Joe Holsgrove wins Golden Shears, 2015. Golden Shears Savile Row made its customary strong showing at Monday’s 2015 Golden Shears awards ceremony at the historic Merchant Taylors’ Hall with Dionne Reeves (pictured, top right), an apprentice at Row heavyweight and founding SRBA member Huntsman, winning the Silver Shears Award for her stunning military-inspired frock coat and overalls. (f) also). Referee may stop a competitor during an event if clearly not competitive time wise. Golden Shears recognised and appreciated the task of the Wool pressers as a vital part of the wool industry and incorporated a Pressing Championship into the program from 1986. The inaugural Golden Shears of 1961 surpassed all expectations with crowds so great, the local Army was called upon to control crowds around the stadium. See Golden Shears World Championship Rule 8. (See 6. 2. (d) The referee or judge has the right to switch off the machine or disqualify any competitor whose work or conduct on the shearing board is detrimental to the image of competition shearing. The 2000 Championships saw a Women’s pressing competition included which proved an outstanding success, and we now have an extension to the Wool pressing with both men’s and women’s singles pressing, …