A great blog done by English Cut, the website of Thomas Mahon, bespoke Savile Row Tailor, london
To find the history of no strings attached, read this.
So when I need a perfect, flawless length of cloth for a job, I’ll say to the merchant, “Give me 3 metres, no strings attached.”
Yes, that is where the phrase “No strings attached” comes from. And yes, it’s still being used with its original meaning on Savile Row to this day.
Hat Tip Jeff Nolan