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

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