Details about OZWALD BOATENG Savile Row 'Bespoke Couture' Cream Houndstooth Wool Suit 44 RSee original listing
“Only worn 3 or 4 times.”
10 Aug, 2014 22:21:23 BST
£21.99 Royal Mail International Signed | See details
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|Seller notes:||“Only worn 3 or 4 times.”|
|Chest Size:||42||Inside Leg:||31"|
|Trouser Size:||34 in.||Number of Pieces:||2|
|Style:||Single Breasted Suit||Pattern:||Houndstooth|
|Main Colour:||Cream||Buttoning:||Two Button|
|Exact Material:||100% Wool||Garment Care:||Dry-clean Only|
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Brand: OZWALD BOATENG. Savile Row.
About the brand: Ozwald Boateng OBE is a British fashion designer of Ghanaian descent, known for his trademark twist on classic British tailoring style. Inspired by his father's suits, Boateng opened his first shop on Savile Row at the age of 23. Born in 1967 in Muswell Hill, North London, Boateng's parents had emigrated from Ghana in the 1950s. His father continued his career as a teacher, while his mother who was in the fabric trade in Ghana became a seamstress in London. His parents divorced when he was eight, and Boateng has two older siblings. Boateng was inspired by the immaculate suits his father wore, and received his first suit from his mother aged 5: a double-breasted in purple mohair. At fourteen, he found a summer job sewing linings into suits.
Savile Row is a shopping street in Mayfair, central London, famous for its traditional men's bespoke tailoring. The term "bespoke" is understood to have originated in Savile Row when cloth for a suit was said to "be spoken for" by individual customers. The short street is termed the "golden mile of tailoring" where customers have included Winston Churchill, Lord Nelson and Napoleon III.Who wears it: Richard Branson, Lewis Hamilton and Ranulph Fiennes plus many more.
He was also responsible for dressing the male cast on Matrix Reloaded for the movie's premiere. He has designed costumes for a number of other movies including Hannibal, Tomorrow Never Dies, Miami Vice, Rush Hour 3, Ocean 13 and Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
Condition: Only worn 3 or 4 times.
Material: 100% Wool
Chest size: 44 R
Top of sleeve by shoulder seam to end of sleeve cuff: 25" / 25.5" approx
Armpit to end of sleeve cuff: 17"
Jacket length (Measuring at the rear from the top of the collar down to the bottom hem): 33"
Inside leg: 30.5" (You could possibly let the leg hem down by 1" max if needed)
Bottom of trouser leg opening (Laid flat): 8"
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