One of the oldest tailors on Savile Row, Henry Poole tailors has offered the best in fine British tailoring since 1806. Specialising in bespoke hand-made suits and shirts, generations of the Poole and Cundey family have proudly served customers since James Poole started stitching military uniforms during the Napoleonic Wars.
The renowned shops that have made Savile Row the world centre of tailoring, now embracing new style and sustainability
Since its establishment in 1983, Hackett has grown to sit at the forefront of traditionally inspired menswear, with a dedicated global following. Today, Hackett has over 150 stores in more than 30 countries, offering a perfect blend of evening formal wear and everyday separates. Opened in 2019, the flagship Savile Row store – in the former studio of designer Sir Hardy Amies – is a sumptuous four-storey townhouse dedicated to bespoke and made-to-measure tailoring.
Maurice Sedwell combines style, elegance and comfort with experienced cutting and bespoke tailoring skills. Established in 1938 in Fleet Street, Maurice Sedwell moved to the Row in 1963, originally located at No. 9 before moving to larger, more elegant premises in 1994. Maurice Sedwell became the first Savile Row tailor to receive the Guild of Master Craftsmen’s accolade for Quality & Service and its Armorial Bearing for Skill & Integrity.
Founded by Walter Norton and originally located on the Strand, the business flourished, and in 1859 then ‘Guv’nor’ George James Norton was granted the Freedom of the City of London in recognition of his services to tailoring. In the 1860’s, Norton & Sons moved to Savile Row to join the ranks of tailors in what was to become the home of bespoke clothing.
Ozwald Boateng has had a transformational impact on menswear fashion for almost three decades, with a design aesthetic rooted in Savile Row traditions but defined by international style, detail, and artistry. His instinctive use of colour, cut and fabric fuses traditional classic British tailoring with a high-end modern design focus on the refinement of a man’s silhouette, which has brought tailoring to a whole new generation of men.
Richard James is the only Savile Row tailor to have won the British Fashion Council’s Designer of the Year award. Established in 1992, it was the first of the modernising New Establishment tailors on the street. Richard James now has a flagship ready-to-wear store and a dedicated bespoke store, and all its bespoke tailoring is produced on Savile Row.
Scabal was founded by Otto Hertz in 1938, and has been a fixture on the Row since 1972 where it has been outfitting gentlemen in both traditional and modern-style tailored suits. With the Scabal mill located in Huddersfield, a large majority of cloths used in is made-to-measure collections remain woven in the mill, which dates back to the 16th century.
Founded by Daisy Knatchbull in 2019, The Deck is the only female-only tailor on Savile Row, making elegant, contemporary and timeless suits and separates to complement all elements of a woman’s life. With core values built on craftsmanship, empowerment, sustainability, diversity and community, The Deck offers women an alternative to the homogenous global fashion houses that dominate what successful women wear.
Welsh & Jefferies opened in the early 20th century on Eton High Street, and during World War One the company built a reputation as a formidable military tailor. In January 2012 the business was taken over by James Cottrell, who had been working at Welsh & Jefferies for several years, and his partner Yingmei Quan, who has built a considerable reputation for women’s bespoke tailoring.