Orhan London Tailoring in City AM
It wasn’t too long ago when we had a young journalist visit our Shoreditch studio, full of life and the sort of client we have lots of fun with reflecting their uber suave personality. He also featured us in City AM newspaper, you can read his article below:
‘Tailoring has never been so hot, yet few can afford to shop on Savile Row. City A.M.’s Life&Style editor Steve Dinneen goes in search of more cost-effective alternatives. BRITISH tailoring is massive right now. Savile Row is undergoing something of a renaissance and top menswear designers including Tom Ford are releasing collections inspired by classic British looks. The iconic Row is still among the best places in the world to get yourself kitted out in the perfect suit – but there are few who can afford to shell out £2,500 or more on every item they own.
In response to the piqued interest in tailoring, a host of companies have started to offer fully bespoke and made to measure services (there is a difference – fully bespoke usually involves 100 per cent hand made pieces whereas made to measure will use precision machine cutting).One of these is Orhan Kaplan, a second generation tailor who owns Orhan Tailoring, which is sandwiched between Old Street tube station and Hoxton Square. The former womenswear specialist, who has created pieces for Princess Diana and Vivienne Westwood, says now is the ideal time to strike out into menswear. (read more)