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.
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.
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dressmaker of men
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