Terms & Conditions

Kipper & Chalk Terms & Conditions

1. Terms & Conditions

These Terms & Conditions are full and final. These Terms & Conditions apply to I J-Gilbert Tailoring Ltd, trading as Kipper & Chalk and is the subject of contract between I J-Gilbert Tailoring Ltd and the Customer.

2. Definitions

In these terms and conditions “K&C” means Kipper & Chalk and/or I J-Gilbert Tailoring Ltd. “Customer” means the person buying or requesting services and / or products from Kipper & Chalk. All transactions are governed by English law. The service that Kipper & Chalk provides falls under the supply of goods made to a customer’s specifications or which are clearly personalised.

3. General Terms

The Terms & Conditions presented is believed to be reliable and trustworthy but it is subject to change at any time without notice by K&C.

4. Conditions of Sale

When a customer orders garments from K&C, the K&C tailor will take 50% of payment. This is the customer’s instruction for K&C to proceed with the order and the customer’s acceptance of the K&C Terms & Conditions of Sale as laid out in this document as the contract. The receipt that they are given will also clearly state that K&C employs the Terms & Conditions as laid out in this document.

5. Orders

On completion of an order you will receive an expected arrival date from K&C. Turnaround and receipt of orders may vary depending on current order volumes, fabric availability, or on specific requirement orders. K&C will endeavour to complete orders within the agreed period. Should there be a delay in the dispatch or delivery of a customer order, K&C will not be held liable for the delay, in any respect, including financial.

6. Collection

All customers will be notified when their order is available for collection. Collection can be arranged by appointment only. Once the order has left our premises K&C can take no responsibility for it.

7. Deliveries (1)

For Ready-to-Wear and Made-to-Order items it is possible to arrange a delivery. We will only – and without exception – make deliveries to the address given at checkout. This is to prevent against fraudulent activity. Customers who request shipment of goods to an address outside of the UK will be required to pay the full courier cost and any local customs duties and taxes. Under no circumstances will K&C be held responsible for these charges.

8. Deliveries (2)

Any goods which are sent in transit are the responsibility of the shipping company. K&C cannot and will not be held responsible for any goods damaged or lost in transit.

9. Cancellation Policy

Should the customer wish to cancel their order (or orders), they have seven days to do so from the date of payment. Cancellation can be made in written or email form and must clearly state a request for cancellation and a reason why. If the cancellation is received within these seven days, the payment will be returned, minus any expenses K&C may have already reasonably occurred, such as cloth already cut. Upon cancellation within the seven days, the order will not be completed and the payment (minus incurred expenses) will be returned. If the cancellation occurs after the seven day period, no part of the payment can be returned. If a cancellation of an order is made once the goods have been part or fully completed, no refund whatsoever can be made as these are goods made to a customer’s specifications or which are clearly personalised.

10. Copying a suit or shirt or other garment

In some circumstances, a customer may ask K&C to copy a garment or garments. This is a facility that K&C can offer. However, there is no guarantee that the copy will be an exact match. If there is no exact match, K&C cannot be held responsible and full payment for the garments will still be due. K&C will not be held responsible for any issues with copyright arising from the copying of the garment. By placing the order, the client accepts full liability for any legal costs or court costs incurred by copyright infringements.

11. Returns

Garments which have been finished cannot be refunded or exchanged. If a garment has been finished and collected and the customer is not happy about any element of it, this must be reported to K&C within three days of collection. If a garment has been finished and delivered and the customer is not happy about any element of it, this must be reported to K&C within seven days of delivery. Any requests for further alterations after this period cannot and will not be considered under any circumstances. Limited Collection and other Ready-to-Wear items may be returned up to 14 days after purchase. 

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. Please make sure the item is not visibly worn, damaged, marked in any way with pen or grease, washed, smell of smoke, aftershave, perfume, deodorant or washing powder, or is in any condition that we deem renders the item unsaleable. All items must be returned with all relevant labelling and any accompanying marketing material specific to the item.

12. Fabric & Pricing

K&C will make every effort to represent a fair image of the cloth, but different fabric production runs and varied computer monitor settings mean that fabric samples and images may vary from the final garment. All fees, charges and prices are subject to change without prior notice. The price will be clearly stated to each customer.

13. Vouchers

The voucher is valid for three months – if used afterwards there may be a small surcharge. Vouchers cannot be refunded, replaced or exchanged.

14. K&C shall not be liable for the following:

–          any monetary or other loss incurred by the Customer resulting from an order or other contact with K&C

–         any cloth sample that does not vary substantially from the finished article, since different fabric production runs and varied computer monitor settings mean that fabric samples and images may vary from the final garment.

–          any loss or additional expense relating to any change required or requested to the garment or garments.

–          making any style changes to an order that are requested after the order has been placed and processed

–          any fees and costs incurred by the Customer in accepting, receiving, returning and / or collecting their garment, before, during and/or after transit.

15. Copyright & Trademark

All content including pictures, designs, logos and photographs, text written and other materials displayed by K&C belong to I J-Gilbert Tailoring Ltd. However if you want to use K&C photographs or illustrations, as many magazines and newspapers do, let us know and we will do all we can to help.

15.b. Copyright, Image & Trademark Infringement

Copyright, Image and/or Trademark infringement is taken very seriously and will incur costs. If I J-Gilbert Tailoring Ltd suffers such infringement, we will seek immediate action as follows:

First 24 hours: The offender will be asked to immediately remove the infringement with a link to this notice informing them of our Terms & Conditions. The offender will be notified by email, telephone and in writing – copies of which can be obtained at no cost. The offender will be told of the implicit legal and court costs which will be incurred if the infringement is not removed within 24 hours.

Thereafter: if this has not been successful after the first 24 hours, I J-Gilbert Tailoring Ltd reserves the right to immediately employ legal services to seek removal of the infringement. All legal and court costs will be sought for recovery by I J-Gilbert Tailoring Ltd by way of Court Order against the defendant and/or their representatives.

 16. The Company

I J-Gilbert Tailoring Ltd is a UK company governed by the laws of England. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, it does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation, representation, or endorsement by I J-Gilbert Tailoring Ltd