London College of Fashion has a long history of tailoring and its students have played with this trade through LCF's bespoke tailoring, menswear and womenswear courses, exploring it's potential and limits. Discover tailoring at LCF.

History of the cloth
From men's tailoring classes in 1961, pictured here, to our students paving the way in contemporary menswear today and conscientious tailoring initiatives, LCF has long been at the forefront of the tailoring trade, with strong links to Savile Row.

LCF's archive houses examples of tailoring, such as this half-finished single breasted men’s jacket from 2009, which represents the process of bespoke tailoring.

Next gen
Sohyeon Park's deconstructed suits are an example of LCF's students are doing with tailoring today....

Ziqing Zhou

Pahko Lee

Haili Jin

Wen Shi

Jiali Lu explores tailoring through womenswear, creating silhouettes that are reminiscent of traditional suit pieces such as the white shirt, but completely reimagined.

Fashion Designer Bethany Williams worked with LCF on Conscious Contemporary Tailoring, which brings communities together: the women of the weaving department at San Patrignano in Italy, the women of LCF’s Making for Change project and BA Menswear students

The only bespoke tailoring undergraduate degree in the world....
BA (Hons) Bespoke Tailoring is the only one of it's kind in the world, teaching students about the ancient trade of tailoring but applying it to contemporary contexts. The course is based at LCF's Mare Street site in east London.

Here Kerenza Bloomfield, a BA (Hons) Bespoke Tailoring first year student talks about the course and her experiences of being a student in London.

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BA (Hons) Bespoke Tailoring
BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology: Menswear

BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear

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