Ozwald Boateng has had a transformational impact on menswear fashion for almost three decades, with a design aesthetic rooted in savile row tradition but defined by international style, detail, and artistry. He sees himself as both tailor and a designer and in being so, coined the term ‘bespoke couturier. His instinctive use of colour, cut and fabric fuses traditional classic British tailoring with a high-end modern design focus on the refinement of a man’s silhouette and enhancing the experience for the wearer, bringing tailoring to a whole new generation of men.

Born in London to Ghanaian parents Ozwald Boateng has been a prominent figure on the international menswear scene, entirely self-taught he began tailoring at the age of 16. His skills led him to set up a design studio on London’s famous Portobello Road, in his early twenties. It was from here that his reputation as a unique British tailor grew.

Ozwald Boateng’s unique approach to tailoring and design has coveted the attention of some of the world’s famous men, with a client list that ranges from business leaders to Heads of State, Royalty and celebrated figures from music, film and entertainment. He has designed and created wardrobe pieces for some of the most iconic television shows and block buster movies the most recent being Marvel’s epic Black Panther.

Throughout his career, Ozwald Boateng has RECEIVED many prestigious awards. One of which was in 2006, when he was awarded an O.B.E by the Queen and named as an “Officer of the order of the British Empire” for services to the clothing Industry in her New Year honours.