Welcome to The Famous 1886

“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 have one simple aim and that is unrivalled quality and service for my customers.”

Richard Cole, founder.


The Famous 1886 is Cheltenham’s leading visiting Semi Bespoke visiting tailoring service; offering suits, blazers, British and Harris Tweed sports jackets, country wear, waistcoats, overcoats and trousers for any occasion. All are available Hand Cut Semi Bespoke; and surprisingly affordable; with suits starting at £725 for a 2 piece suit.

Looking for something special for a wedding, smart for business, tweed for the races or just as a treat? Please contact me for more information

Also available is my Made to Measure shirt service, offering a vast selection of fabrics, styles and fit so you can find the perfect shirt for any occasion from £125

Please feel free to contact me to take advantage of a no-obligation consultation at a time and place to suit you.

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