Kathryn Sargent: The Woman of Savile Row

Reuben Paris

On the legendary street for suiting, a new name is above the door.

Since the early 1800s, London's Savile Row has been the epicenter of men's tailoring. There's Gieves & Hawkes at 1 Savile Row. Huntsman is at no. 11, Hardy Amies is at no. 8, and Richard James is down at no. 29. And now a new face comes to the street—and, for the first time, the name above the door is a woman's. Kathryn Sargent has opened at no. 37. “Women haven’t traditionally been enco...