Fancy upgrading your wardrobe? Or looking to sew some life into your favourite ‘fit? Make your way to one of the top tailors in London.
London has always been known for it’s clean and classy style, so it’s no shock that the first tailor opened their doors way back in the 1800.
However, people were tailoring before the first shop opened in the City. From the middle ages to the 18th-century, tailors have been a staple in British business creating patterns for those in need.
Today, whether you need an alteration or looking to get fully suited and booted, there is a tailor on every corner of the Square Mile ready to help you with your attire. Here are three of the very best tailors in the City of London.
Couch and Hoskin
A household name, the tailors have been a go-to for City dwellers since 1908. The family-run institution offers both bespoke and made-to-measure tailoring by skilled crafters. The experienced team will ask you specific questions about your style so you’ll create a suit perfect to your wants and needs. What’s more, Couch and Hoskin has its own range of accessories, so you can add a pop of colour to your new garbs with a new tie, umbrella or cufflinks.
40 Eastcheap EC3M 1HD
The brainchild behind tailoring duo Jack Stammers and Will Davison, Jack Davison is the energy the industry needs. Not only can you order a made to measure or bespoke suit, the shop can even rustle you up with a jacket, coat or perfect-fitting jeans. After meeting while training at Thom Sweeney in Mayfair, the pair decided to bring their skills to the City. Now offering a contemporary style using age-old techniques, the tailors are perfect if you’re looking for something different, yet timeless.
35-37 Ludgate Hill EC4M 7JN
King & Allen
You’ll find the tailors in the heart of the Square Mile in a brilliant location for commuters – just near Liverpool Street Station. Boasting an extensive range of materials, King & Allen is a great place to go if you’re looking to start from the fabric up. The shop is home to a large consultation area, which is great for bounding around and embracing your creativity. After your initial hour-long discussion there’s still no obligation to buy, so you can feel relaxed while designing your ideal outfit.
2nd floor, 154 Bishopsgate EC2M 4LN