Why clients wait months for a Savile Row suit made by a master tailor

For over 200 years, tailors have been crafting high-end bespoke suits on London’s famous Savile Row. A custom-made two-piece suit can cost £6,000. And while a tailor’s tools are simple, the skills needed to turn a paper pattern into a pressed suit take years to master. We followed Kathryn Sargent, the first female master tailor on Savile Row, to find out how she crafts a bespoke suit — and to learn what makes Savile Row suits so expensive.

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