Benedict Raven Land In Their Hometown: Flagship Store Opens In Bristol’s Cabot CircusThe Journal
9th June 2021
On Friday 4th June 2021, Benedict Raven opened its doors in Bristol for the first time at our new store in Cabot Circus. Situated in the prestigious Quakers Friars area, we have taken on the high-end high street among other leading retailers such as Harvey Nichols, Hugo Boss, John Anthony and Reiss. The shop displays our entire collection aimed at the modern man who is looking for quality over quantity, not-massed produced, luxury essentials for their wardrobe.
We have now become the only independent, Bristol based, menswear designer in Cabot Circus. Our aim is to become a buying local hotspot as all garments are designed in Bristol with two key pieces handmade in the same city too. Over 70% of the collection is made in England, with the entire left side of the shop dedicated to showcasing these pieces. The range includes five textured jerseys, the signature Raven Tuxedo made from 100% silk, the timeless wool blazers, the Essentia shirt and the Supima cotton Bath T-Shirts.
Friday 4th June was the first time Bristol customers were able to get the full Benedict Raven experience. From the moment you walk in the door, customers receive that exclusive feel that goes side by side with our clothing. We are dedicated to making our new territory the best pop-up store that Cabot Circus has ever seen with the shop’s luxury interior and above and beyond customer service.
After the shop launched and Benedict Raven had its first day in the spotlight, the founder, James Kingston, said “We’re so excited to open our doors to the people of Bristol and introduce them to Benedict Raven. The city has been crying out for a brand like ours that not only offers something unique to the male customer but also the best in store experience too. As a customer, I hate a transactional retail experience with no communication at all. It feels cold, lifeless and it isn’t enjoyable. Offering a friendly atmosphere and consulting with customers, informing them about our brand and every product, how they are made and most importantly ensuring they choose the right clothing that fits perfectly, looks and feels great is why I created Benedict Raven.”
We have our sights set high as we plan to release further collections and take the modern man from the workday to weekend, holiday to the red carpet and beyond! Being there for every step of the modern man’s journey.