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Tommy Nutter will always be known as the flamboyant bee in Savile Row’s stuffy bonnet. It was the late 60s, and narrow suits ruled the day. Trained as traditional tailor, the sexy and innovative Nutter was not happy following the status quo of Savile Row and literally took matters into his own hands.
He created a sensation with his bold, signature look- wide shoulders and unapologetic lapels. Nutter became the darling of the celebrity scene- clothing the likes of Mick & Bianca Jagger, Elton John and The Beatles.
His influence can still be seen today, through a legacy of apprentices who trained under him, and in the young new designers of today who are discovering his work. Tommy Nutter has forever left a mark on Savile Row, and defined a moment in time when bigger truly was better.
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