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List of Famous Tailors

Updated June 8, 2017 14.6k views107 items

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. {#nodes}
  • Nuta Kotlyarenko (December 15, 1902 – May 9, 1984), known professionally as Nudie Cohn, was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacob W. Davis (born Jacob Youphes) (1831–1908) was a Latvian-born American tailor who is... more on Wikipedia
  • Sir Edwin Hardy Amies, KCVO, was born in Maida Vale, London. His father was a land agent for... more on Wikipedia
  • Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson... more on Wikipedia
  • John Woolman (October 19, 1720 (O.S.)/October 30, 1720 (N.S.)– October 7, 1772) was a North... more on Wikipedia
  • Franz Reichelt (1879 – 4 February 1912), also known as Frantz Reichelt or François Reichelt,... more on Wikipedia
  • Thomas Joseph Petters is an American businessman and the chairman and CEO of Petters Group... more on Wikipedia
  • Avtar Kishan Hangal (1 February 1914 – 26 August 2012), popularly known as A. K. Hangal, was... more on Wikipedia
  • Surendran Kochuvelu, better known by his stage name Indrans, is an Indian film actor and... more on Wikipedia
  • Ozwald Boateng, OBE () is a British fashion designer of Ghanaian descent, known for his... more on Wikipedia
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  • Rudolf Kreitlein

    Rudolf Kreitlein (14 November 1919, in Fürth – 31 July 2012, in Stuttgart) was a German... more on Wikipedia
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  • John Frost

    John Frost (25 May 1784 – 27 July 1877) was a prominent leader of the British Chartist... more on Wikipedia
  • Monika Michalik

    Monika Ewa Michalik (Polish pronunciation: [mɔˈnika ˈɛva miˈxalik]; born May 2, 1980 in... more on Wikipedia
  • Noel Wemlinger

    Noel Wemlinger was a merchant tailor.
  • Levi Strauss (, born Löb Strauß, German: [løːp ˈʃtʁaʊs]; February 26, 1829 – September 26,... more on Wikipedia
  • Hiski Salomaa

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  • RSDr. Vasil Biľak (11 August 1917 – 6 February 2014) was a Slovak Communist leader of Rusyn... more on Wikipedia
  • Carlo Lazzarini

    Carlo Camillo Lazzarini (24 April 1880 – 26 November 1952), also known as Charlie Lazzarini,... more on Wikipedia
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    Sigurd Rudolf Guldbrandsen Bratlie (July 27, 1905 – January 24, 1996) was the leader of... more on Wikipedia
  • Tom Macdonald

    Tom Macdonald is an actor and a film crewmember.
  • Stephen Williams

    Stephen Williams is an English tailor and fashion designer the establisher of his brand,... more on Wikipedia
  • Henry Golde

    Henry M. Golde (born May 5, 1929) is an author and childhood survivor of the Holocaust. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Timothy Everest

    Timothy Charles Peto Everest (born March 1961) is a Welsh tailor and fashion designer who... more on Wikipedia