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List of famous tailors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top tailors in the world? This includes the most prominent tailors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable tailors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic tailors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned tailors.

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Andrew Johnson and Jacob Davis.

From reputable, prominent, and well known tailors to the lesser known tailors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the tailor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous tailors ever?" and "What are the names of famous tailors?" then you're in the right place. (107 items)

Nuta Kotlyarenko, known professionally as Nudie Cohn, was a Ukrainian-born American tailor who designed decorative rhinestone-covered suits, known popularly as "Nudie Suits", and other elaborate outfits for some of the most famous celebrities of his era. He also became famous for his outrageous ...more

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Age: Died at 82 (1902-1984)

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

Profession: Actor, Tailor

Credits: Real Life

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Jacob W. Davis was a Russian-Jewish tailor and American immigrant who is credited with inventing modern jeans. ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1831-1908)

Birthplace: Europe, Latvia, Northern Europe, Riga, Baltic states

Profession: Inventor, Tailor

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Sir Edwin Hardy Amies, KCVO, was born in Maida Vale, London. His father was a land agent for the London County Council, and his mother a saleswoman for the dress-maker Madame Gray at Machinka & May, Mayfair, London. Initially destined for a university education and a career involving modern ...more

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Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

Profession: Fashion Designer, Tailor, Dressmaker

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Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president as he was vice president at the time of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination. A Democrat who ran with Lincoln on the National Union ticket, Johnson came to office as the Civil War ...more

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Age: Died at 67 (1808-1875)

Birthplace: Wake County, Area codes 919 and 984, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

Profession: Politician, Tailor

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