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Tommy NutterDesign for Elton John at Wembley, 1984

Tommy Nutter - Rebel on the Row

20 May 18 - 22 Oct 19
Tues - Sat, 11am - 6pm

Fashion and Textile Museum,
Bermondsey, London

www.ftmlondon.org

Tommy Nutter, with master cutter Edward Sexton, combined up-to-the minute styling with classic techniques to create the brand that set the Row swinging. The shop- financed by Cilla Black, James Vallance White, and Beatles executive Peter Brown- opened up the experience of bespoke tailoring; catering to rock stars, artists and aristos who wanted to custom fit with the new shapes and details pioneered at Nutters.

Tommy Nutter's eponymous shop opened on Savile Row in the early 80s, where he trained future talents Timothy Everest and John Galliano and continued to create signature suiting. Sadly, Nutter passed away in 1992. This exhibition will highlight his contribution to Savile Row and London style.

This exhibition not only explores the Nutter style but will also analyse the contribution of this legendary individual in the marketing and branding of a Savile Row company. This show will recreate the feeling of Nutters of Saville Row, its groundbreaking window displays and its image in the media. The exhibition will also explore the legacy of Tommy Nutter and his influence on tailoring today.