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tailor

Description

Code

7531.5

Description

Tailors design, make or fit, alter, repair tailored, bespoke or hand-made garments from textile fabrics, light leather, fur and other material, or make hats or wigs for men. They produce made-to-measure wearing apparel according to customer's or garment manufacturer's specifications. They are able to read and understand size charts, details surrounding finished measurements, etc.

Scope note

Includes people producing different clothing within their specialisation from design to patternmaking up to sewing and finished custom-made (bespoke) clothes for men. Includes people producing the whole garment or working in a team where each member has a specialism. Excludes dressmaker.

Alternative Labels

custom sewer

couturier

tailor

suit maker

outfitter

tailoress

couture alterations dressmaker

custom tailor

custom dressmaker

alterations expert

e-tailor

alterations sewer

seamster

bespoke tailor

garment worker

sartor

dressmaker

garment maker

cloakmaker

dressmaker of men

seamstress

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: