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.
Unfinished single breasted men's jacketLondon College of Fashion
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.
Sohyeon Park's deconstructed suits are an example of LCF's students are doing with tailoring today....
Ziqing Zhou, LCF MA Menswear (December 2015) by Ziqing Zhou/LCFLondon College of Fashion
Pahko Lee, LCF MA Menswear (December 2015) by Pahko Lee/LCFLondon College of Fashion
Haili Jin, LCF MA Menswear (December 2015) by Haili Jin/LCFLondon College of Fashion
LCF MA18 Menswear Wen Shi (2017-12-01) by Wen ShiLondon College of Fashion
Jiali Lu explores tailoring through womenswear, creating silhouettes that are reminiscent of traditional suit pieces such as the white shirt, but completely reimagined.
Conscious Contemporary Tailoring - Claire Swift and Bethany Williams in ConversationLondon College of Fashion
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.
Student voices: what its like to be an LCF student living in LondonLondon College of Fashion
Here Kerenza Bloomfield, a BA (Hons) Bespoke Tailoring first year student talks about the course and her experiences of being a student in London.
BA (Hons) Bespoke Tailoring
BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology: Menswear
BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear