Bespoke Tailoring

   See Savile row; Tailor.

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  • bespoke tailoring — /bɪˌspəυk teɪlərɪŋ/ noun the making of clothing for customers, to fit their individual measurements or requirements …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • Bespoke — English pronunciation: /biˈspoʊk/ ( listen) is a term employed in a variety of applications to mean an item custom made to the buyer s specification (personalized or tailored). While applied to many items now, from computer software to… …   Wikipedia

  • TAILORING — The Hebrew word for tailor, חַיָּט, first appears in mishnaic and midrashic literature. Tailors are mentioned more frequently in the Talmud (Shab. 1:3, 11b; BK 10:10), and Jewish tailors were to be found in Muslim countries at this period, but… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • bespoke — be|spoke [bıˈspəuk US ˈspouk] adj BrE [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Old past participle of bespeak to place an order for something ] a bespoke product, especially computer software or a piece of clothing, has been specially made for a particular… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bespoke — adjective /bɪˈspəʊk,bəˈspoʊk/ Individually or custom made.<!Encyclopedic. Maybe for etymology? Originally used in custom tailoring, but now commonly used in other industries, such as information technology, where there are two types of… …   Wiktionary

  • New bespoke movement — Emergence: Early 1990s Initial Practioners: Ozwald Boateng, Timothy Everest, Richard James Location: London, England The New bespoke movement is a term describing a modern development within British bespoke tailoring. Originating in the early… …   Wikipedia

  • Savile Row — Location Westminster, London, UK Direction North South Start Conduit Street End Burlington Gardens …   Wikipedia

  • Chester Barrie — Type Private Industry Retailer Founded 1935 Founder(s) Simon Ackerman Headquarters Savile Row, London, United Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Tailor — A tailor is a person whose occupation is to sew and scissor menswear style jackets and the skirts or trousers that go with them.Although the term dates to the thirteenth century, tailor took on its modern sense in the late eighteenth century, and …   Wikipedia

  • Mark Powell (clothing designer) — Mark Anthony Richard Powell (born London November 11 1960) is a British fashion designer whose emphasis on bespoke tailoring has gained a celebrity clientele with custom from actors George Clooney[1], Daniel Radcliffe and Martin Freeman, rock… …   Wikipedia

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