Herringbone woven cloth from Scabal on a jacket.

Scabal is a Belgian textile company founded in 1938 by Otto Hertz as a cloth merchant and supplier of fabrics.[1] "Scabal" is an acronym for Société Commerciale Anglo Belgo Allemande Luxembourgeoise.[1]

Its headquarters are in Brussels and it now operates as a manufacturer and retailer of men's suits, jackets and shirts, as well as producing fabrics for tailors and the textile business.[1] Most of Scabal’s cloth is woven at its heritage mill in Huddersfield, England.[2] Stefano Rivera is the current CEO of Scabal.[3]

Retail spaces

Scabal stores are located in London (Savile Row), Paris, Brussels, Geneva, Shanghai and Seoul.

In popular culture

Marlon Brando wore Scabal in The Godfather, and Robert De Niro wore Scabal suits in Casino.

See also


  1. ^ a b c "History - World of Scabal". Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  2. ^ Heritage
  3. ^ Interview with Stefano Rivera, CEO, Scabal NineDots, 15/03/2014

External links

Media files used on this page

Jute nahtlos.png
Author/Creator: SoylentGreen, Licence: CC-BY-SA-3.0
Hessian Fabric made seamless. It will serve to create a normal map in Blender.
Batik Indonesia.jpg
Author/Creator: MartijnL, Licence: CC BY-SA 3.0 nl
Batik cloth purchased in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
MacLachlan hunting tartan (D. W. Stewart).svg
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A representation of the Maclachlan hunting tartan. This tartan is the oldest tartan to bear the name MacLachlan. This tartan is referred to as the Old MacLachlan, MacLachlan, and Hunting MacLachlan. This sett was first published in Old & Rare Scottish Tartans by D. W. Stewart in 1893.
Thread count: Y6, W4, Bk32, G32, Y6, W4, R48.
Sources: MacLachlan Clan Tartan WR1710 MacLachlan Hunting Tartan
Fabric from Scabal on lapel on jacket.jpg
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Herringbone fabric from Scabal.