Seven must-know tailors on London’s famous Savile Row
Some of the names to know on London's most stylish street.
Gieves & Hawkes
Established: 1771 Location: No. 1
One of the world's oldest tailoring houses. Creates the uniforms of Her Majesty's Bodyguard.
Henry Poole & Co.
Established: 1806 Location: No. 15
Founded as a military tailoring house. Credited with inventing the tuxedo in the 1860s. henrypoole.com
Norton & Sons Established: 1821 Location: No. 16
Where outdoorsmen go for bespoke hunting garments. nortonandsons.co.uk
H. Huntsman & Sons Established: 1849 Location: No. 11
Known for its house tweed. Counts Paul Newman, Clark Gable and Gregory Peck among its past clients. huntsmansavilerow.com
Dege & Skinner Established: 1865 Location: No. 10
Offers an in-house bespoke shirt service — the only one of its kind on the Row. dege-skinner.co.uk
Ozwald Boateng Established: 1986 Location: No. 30
Tailored clothing with a fashionable bent, from a former creative director for Givenchy. ozwaldboateng.co.uk
Richard James Established: 1992 Location: No. 29
Introduced a refreshingly contemporary aesthetic—and slimmer silhouette—to the Row. richardjames.co.uk