Alexandra isn’t your usual tailor. For one, she’s a woman. One of the first on Savile Row, and still something of a rarity. Driven by a desire to make the world of men’s tailoring more personal and less intimidating, Alexandra began her tailoring career in womenswear but quickly discovered that she had a hidden talent for making men look ‘more’.
After a number of years working in luxury retail, while studying Design and Professional Pattern cutting at The London College of Fashion, Alexandra landed a dream role at Shanghai Tang, Sloane Square. Here she fell in love with Imperial tailoring, luxurious fabrics and the creativity of designing exclusive pieces for Royalty, celebrities and high profile women and eventually men. Two years later Alexandra was asked to join their bespoke department as their Tailoring assistant and within two days was promoted to the role of the Tailoring Manager at the age of 21.
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