Patrick Grant has been one of the rather unexpected stars of The Great British Sewing Bee. 

Here is a man cut from a different cloth to that of the usual run-of-the-mill males we are dully presented with by the media, and I think those differences are to be celebrated. Smart, well-spoken and eloquent. Here he is in action:

I heard some rather exciting news the other day: Patrick Grant is to launch his own menswear collection for Debenhams in the autumn called Hammond and Co by Patrick Grant. See what you think:

Patrick has been quoted as saying:

"We have worked hard to ensure the synonymous cut [of Saville Row tailoring], subtle flair and the perfect proportion is present through every piece."

The collection will consist of 70 pieces for men who want a classic, yet contemporary look. I'm liking the look very much indeed. 

Country fashion but with a Modern twist.