A high-class, high-priced mens wear
retailer in Great Britain
. It actually started as a second-hand
clothes shop in the mid 1800s, but gradually grew with its own line of the aforementioned high-brow tailoring
and a string of acquisition
s to a nationwide chain of stores, frequented by snob
s and brown-noser
s the nation over.
Moss Bros. themselves are often sarcastically referenced in several BBC comedy shows, including Red Dwarf, The Young Ones and Monty Python.
"There's no way I'm going down to Moss Bros. with anyone who is less attractive than my own armpits after twenty games of table tennis!" - Dave Lister, Red Dwarf