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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

alterations expert

alterations sewer

bespoke tailor

cloakmaker

couture alterations dressmaker

couturier

custom dressmaker

custom sewer

custom tailor

dressmaker

dressmaker of men

e-tailor

garment maker

garment worker

outfitter

sartor

seamster

seamstress

suit maker

tailor

tailoress

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: