Senior Couture Tailor

Term: Full-time, Immediate start.

 

Location: South Kensington, London      

 

 

Ralph & Russo is an international luxury fashion brand revered for producing designs that are contemporary, timelessly elegant and sought after worldwide. Having initially entered the luxury market with couture, the duo has taken their dedication to design and innovation forward to curate a global luxury brand encompassing leather goods, shoes and more notably of late, the launch of ready-to-wear.

 

 

Description:

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Couture Tailor to join our Atelier in South Kensington. It is an amazing opportunity to join a leading luxury Womenswear Haute Couture brand and be involved in the creation of beautiful bespoke garments.

 

Responsibilities: 

 

  • Creating bespoke tailored pieces from start to finish, using the finest traditional sewing and tailoring techniques
  • Choosing appropriate construction techniques and interfacing/interlining fabrics to reach the highest level of quality for each style
  • Cutting, mounting, hand and/or machine sewing and pressing of all parts of the tailored garments
  • Performing toile and fabric fitting for the tailored garments and making the necessary alterations to achieve a perfect fit
  • Traveling for fitting when required
  • Coaching and support team members

 

 

Requirements: 

 

  • 5 to 10 years experience in hand tailoring
  • Excellent construction knowledge 
  • Superior hand and machine sewing skills
  • High attention to details
  • Availabilities to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work long hours when needed, including some week ends, in order to meet deadlines
  • Reliability and professionalism, which includes respect of confidentiality and good communication skills

 

At Ralph & Russo, we like to deliver results with pace and quality. If you are resilient, work well under pressure and want to work for a growing and inspirational brand, we would love to hear from you.

 

Please send us your CV and Portfolio by using our internal link.