Sam's Tailor boss Manu Melwani points to a photo he has of the late David Bowie visiting the shop. Picture: Jonathan Wong Sam's Tailor boss Manu Melwani points to a photo he has of the late David Bowie visiting the shop. Picture: Jonathan Wong
Sam's Tailor boss Manu Melwani points to a photo he has of the late David Bowie visiting the shop. Picture: Jonathan Wong

The rise and fall of the Hong Kong tailoring industry

With competition from fashion brands and a lack of fresh apprentice blood, things may not be so dandy for the city’s tailors, who only 50 years ago outshone Savile Row

Sam's Tailor boss Manu Melwani points to a photo he has of the late David Bowie visiting the shop. Picture: Jonathan Wong Sam's Tailor boss Manu Melwani points to a photo he has of the late David Bowie visiting the shop. Picture: Jonathan Wong
Sam's Tailor boss Manu Melwani points to a photo he has of the late David Bowie visiting the shop. Picture: Jonathan Wong
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