About Us

Rodger Bartholomew has been a feature in Canberra’s city centre since the late 1950’s when the shop moved from its original Kingston location. First opened in 1954 by friends Rodger Swan and Bartholomew (Barney) Crowe, Rodger Bartholomew, has built and maintained a reputation as a retailer of the highest quality menswear.

Garema Place in the 50's

Now run by Rodger's son - David Swan, the store is one of Canberra’s oldest family run businesses and is widely acknowledged as Canberra's suit specialist.