SAV­ILE ROW

In the world of be­spoke tai­lor­ing, one name stands above the rest: Sav­ile Row. Fiona Syming­ton-Mitchell dis­cov­ers why it re­mains the epit­ome of men’s style.

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Why this London street is still the pin­na­cle of men’s tai­lor­ing

You can tell a lot about a man by his suit: his char­ac­ter, per­sonal style, even where he lives. In the world of Eng­lish tai­lor­ing, the name Sav­ile Row stands alone. Its her­itage is as fa­mous as the league of men that have fre­quented it. Think of any style icon over the last cen­tury – Cary Grant, Mick Jag­ger, Fred As­taire – and chances are they wore a Sav­ile Row suit.

Like a sig­na­ture, a be­spoke suit is a per­sonal state­ment, one that re­flects the char­ac­ter, style and life­style of its wearer. Made for him alone, to his mea­sure­ments, it can sig­nal ca­reer suc­cess, a spe­cial event or even a rite of pas­sage, a gift of a fa­ther to his son. Such is the qual­ity of a be­spoke suit that a man can

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