Find your style and stand out with Cheltenham's first and finest visiting tailoring service.

"I launched The Famous 1886 to continue my family heritage of The Famous of Cheltenham, founded in 1886 and in my family until early 2013. I aim to keep alive the ethos of superb service, quality that lasts and choice to suit all budgets. I have one simple aim and that is unrivalled service for my customers."

Richard Cole


Welcome to The Famous 1886, Cheltenham's 
leading made to measure and off the peg tailoring service. I am very pleased to offer what I believe to be Cheltenham's first and finest visiting tailoring service. Please feel free to contact me to take advantage of a no-obligation consultation at a time and place to suit you.

Suits, blazers, British and Harris Tweed sports jackets, countrywear, waistcoats -
available off the peg, personal tailoring or semi-bespoke; and surprisingly affordable; with suits starting at £350 for off the peg, £525 for personal tailoring and £650 for semi-bespoke.

You may be new to tailoring - looking for a workplace suit, a special suit for an interview or something unique for your wedding. I will make the experience easy and exceed your expectations of service and the final garment. I'm dedicated to bringing you the highest quality menswear, personally selected based on my 15 years experience and also offer a carefully chosen range of shirts, ties and accessories to complete your outfit.
Call me on 01242 513778 or email to arrange a no obligation appointment or workplace presentation (see FAQs for details).

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