Looking for a bespoke tailor – check out the 10 most popular tailoring shops in London:
Anderson & Sheppard, 32 Old Burlington Street
This shop has adorned the world’s most sophisticated and important men since 1906. You will marvel at their mahogany living room, swathed in green leather chairs, wooden floors and an open fire, and leave with a suit worthy of royalty. Prices begin at £3,000.
Richard James, 29 Savile Row
Renowned for their commitment to excellence and quality, Richard James offers a bespoke service allowing the client an in depth service with many consultations, as well as a Made to Measure service giving the customer a quicker tailoring experience without having to scrimp on the quality. Prices are on Request.
Edward Sexton, 26 Beauchamp Place
Edward Sexton revolutionised Savile Row in the 1960s and 70s, adopting the ‘open window’ approach that has allowed us to linger outside London’s most famous bespoke tailoring shops ever since. He has dressed the likes of Mick Jagger, Andy Warhol and John Lennon. Prices range from £3,000-4,000.
Huntsman, 11 Savile Row
Established in 1849, Huntsman has remained a thoroughly British brand ever since tailoring the wardrobes of such legends as Laurence Olivier and Gregory Peck. Fully bespoke suits begin at around £4,400.
Henry Poole, 15 Savile Row
With an attention to detail that has seen them through over 200 years of tailoring, Henry Poole bears a crest that reads ‘By Special Appointment to the Late Emperor Napoleon III’.
Bespoke suits begin at £3,000.
Hardy Amies, 14 Savile Row
This shop puts an emphasis on the gentlemanly look with exceptional focus on fit, requiring several fittings and up to twenty measurements. Tailored suits begin at £3,000.
Kilgour, 8 Savile Row
Kilgour tailors suit has a slightly more art-deco direction, with an emphasis on shoulders. It is said that the classic grey flannel suit was the brainchild of this place. 2 Piece suits start at £3,300
Sir Tom Baker, 4 D’Arblay Street
This is another favourite of rock legends such as Robert Plant and the Sex Pistols. This master tailor was trained in Savile Row and now bases his bespoke services in Soho, with a passionate mix of avant-garde fashions and classical British style. Basic 2-piece suits start at around £2,800.
Feilding and Nicholson, 12-16 Clerkenwell Road
With two other stores in Finsbury and Barbican, you won’t have to go far to find this excellent tailors. The fine materials are what make this tailor so famous, and their at-home services means you don’t even have to leave your home to find your perfect fit. Prices begin at £1,700.
Alexander McQueen, 30 Savile Row
This shop opened in 2013. It is an impressive store with a fantastic interior design. Alexander built his reputation in the fashion industry as an expert pattern cutter and tailor, as well as a creative designer. Prices begin at 3,000