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By Annabelle Short on 07/06/2017

14 Most Famous Tailors Of All Time

14 Most Famous Tailors Of All Time

Tailors are the artists behind the scenes, transforming fabrics into masterpieces and shaping the history of fashion. In today's post, we'd like to introduce 14 of the most renowned tailors of all time, who have profoundly influenced the world of fashion with their unique styles and innovations. But before we delve into that, we'd like to draw attention to a completely different craft. If you feel inspired to create something yourself, be sure to check out our previous tutorial, where we explain how to knit a guest towel and embellish it with logo labels. After immersing yourself in the masters of tailoring, you can simultaneously venture into the world of knitting and create your own piece of craftsmanship. And if you're looking for more creative projects, don't miss our guide on sewing a colorful bunting banner to brighten up your next celebration.

14 Most Famous Tailors Of All Time

Some tailors are just born with an inexplicable knack for fashion and an eye for turning a simple sheet of drab fabric into a fabulous masterpiece, just waiting to be worn…

...Of those tailors, a few have earned the title of being some of the most famous:

  • Jacob W. Davis (1831-1908): He was credited with inventing modern jeans.
  • Ozwald Boateng: Boateng is remembered for his intuitive fusion of high-end modern design with the cut, color and fabric of traditional classic British tailoring.
  • Sir Edwin Hardy Amies: He is best known as the official dressmaker for Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Richard James: Richard James is best known for setting the standard for contemporary menswear and tailoring with his leading luxury.
  • Gieves & Hawkes: This company stands as one of the oldest continual bespoke tailoring companies in the world, providing ready-to wear, bespoke and military tailoring.
  • Cifonelli: Cifonelli, creator of a world-renowned brand, was passionate about chic Italian elegance, and his company continues to revamp the Jacket.
  • William Fioravanti: Known as the “best of the best” in bespoke custom tailoring, he received the “Golden Scissors” from the Academy of Master Tailors in Italy.
  • Gianni Campagna: His suits have been seen on the likes of Pierce Brosnan, Jack Nicholson and Charleston Heston.
  • Kiton: Founded in Naples, Italy, Kiton provides luxurious ready-to-wear and made-to-measure clothing.
  • Caruso: Caruso has created a timeless collection of suits, which boasts the perfect fit and the finest Italian tailoring culture.
  • MP di Massimo Piombo: The company’s collections offer a style message that captures consumers with its intensity and reflection of contemporary desires.
  • Isais: It is one of the most sought-after brands for its fine creations.
  • Rubinacci: The most renowned bespoke tailor in Naples, Rubinacci is known for his unlined, unstructured jacket design for out of the office.
  • Huntsman: A British brand that tailors the wardrobes of such legends as Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier.

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