English Laundry at Tillys.com!English Laundry Story...Christopher Wicks, owner and designer of English Laundry, was born a child of the sixties in Manchester, England. His childhood pastime of sketching shirts, shoes, and guitars became a life-long career in designing men’s and women’s apparel. At 22 years old, Chris designed men’s formal shirts for one of England’s largest gentlemen’s shirt manufacturers. He went on to design for such sportswear brands as LA Gear, Ocean Pacific, and Hang Ten.English Laundry designs reflect Wicks upbringing in the UK. You will see references to his home town of Manchester as well as English influences – Mods, Rocker’s, and of course Soccer. Christopher Wicks has also successfully licensed the English Laundry brand for leather goods, accessories, ties and scarves, suits, luxury watches, outerwear and fragrances.The above information is taken from the English Laundry website.