WE TAKE PRIDE IN THE KNOWLEDGE THAT OUR BRANDS ARE VALUED BY DISCERNING RETAILERS AND CONSUMERS WHO APPRECIATE CLOTHING WITH ENDURING QUALITY AND STYLE.

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February 2010


Anthony Squires is the first Australian Company to connect IBM series system via an iphone application.

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October 2006


Treasurer of Australia, Peter Costello visits the plant at Preston to mark production of the 5 millionth Anthony Squires suit, to launch Anthony Squires New Generation label.

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February 1987


Anthony Squires wins Australian Direct Marketing award for the "Behind the Seams Club"

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February 1980


The first phase of computerized cutting begins with the installation of state of the art computer aided manufacturing technology.

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February 1979


Des Renford, Australian champion distance swimmer and "king of the English channel" in the 1970's, swims from Luna Park to the steps of the Opera house in a shark proof cage and wearing a fully washable Sax Altman travel suiit. The suit was then hosed down and displayed in a department store window in Market street, Sydney, to demonstrate how, when the suit dried of its own accord, it was fit to wear.

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February 1977


In 1977, the Stafford Group took over Anthony Squires and today, the tradition of fine craftsmanship and tailoring perfection has been maintained, with master tailors continuing to employed in every facet of the operation.

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February 1958


Premises were built on the old ammunition-making site of St.Mary's in Sydney and by 1958, the Anthony Squires premises had spread over four acres, six hundred staff were employed and Anthony Squires suits were being proudly worn throughout the country.

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February 1948


Anthony Squires began in Australia in 1948. The time was right. It was the end of the war years, the economy was growing rapidly and vitality was in the air. Fine tailoring was valued, imports were difficult to obtain and the new fabrics and patterns that were to be developed with the Australian mills would revive a new interest in what could be achieved in local manufacturing.