Savile Row Never Goes Out of Style

The tailors on this hallowed British street have an age-old reputation for hand-crafting the best bespoke suits

Houston lawyer Samer al-Azem is an admitted fan of Giorgio Armani suits, but when he heard the designer was launching a custom-made service, the 39-year-old was unimpressed. Al-Azem, who travels to London several times a year on business, is a longtime patron of Savile Row tailors H. Huntsman & Sons, and even the cachet of an Italian designer name won't convince him to break that habit. "Armani's [bespoke] suits might ultimately prove to be almost as good," he says. "But for me, bespoke will always mean one thing: Savile Row."

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