Industry veteran Trevor Tompsett has passed away at the age of 84.
Trevor (pictured aged 21) spent his early career at Eastbourne outfitter Frank Price and managed Dudley Lucas in Surbiton.
He is best remembered as an agent for Christys’ and Failsworth hats with a showroom in Bond Street, London.
Trevor also had a stake in UK manufacturer Outlook Belts and was a long-standing member of The 39 Club, the social group for London-based menswear agents.
He retired in 1993 after the first of two heart bypass operations. Trevor died on 15 February following heart failure.
He is survived by his wife Beryl, daughter Sharon and son Andrew, who is head of UK at men’s casualwear brand Merc.
*Article from Drapers, 6 MARCH 2020 by GRACE WHELAN
His funeral was held on 11 March at Wealden Crematorium, East Sussex and was attended by over 150 people to give Trevor the send off such a great gentleman deserved. Trevor will be sorely missed but certainly never forgotten, he will forever reamin in our hearts.