“For Style and Value”

The slogan of a high street institution for generations in Britain, now consigned to a place in our cultural history books (and the ephemera stall at Charing Cross Market).

  • Outfitted British men from 1876
  • Wound up in 1998
  • Named after two brothers
  • Neon red storefront logo
  • Established in Birmingham

It is, of course, Foster Brothers. Well done if you’ve arrived here from one of our social media posts with the right answer.

This is a detail from a magazine advertisement from the 1930’s. Collectible ephemera of all kinds, including football programmes, postcards, magazines, books, journals and letters are regularly available at the market every Saturday.

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