It's hard to believe that there has never been a woman's name above a Savile Row door.
But today master tailor Kathryn Sargent will change all that as she becomes the fist woman to open a shop on the famed tailoring Mayfair street.
Sargent, 41, spent 15 years at Gieves & Hawkes, where she became the first female head cutter at Savile Row tailor. She opened her first store on Brook Street in 2012.
'I am thrilled to be making history, although for me being a woman is incidental, I am a tailor first and foremost,' she told The Guardian.
'There’s more and more women coming through now and doing the training. Sixty-five percent of the newly-qualified tailors last year were women. It is more diverse.'
The shop, which is a gender-neutral tailoring house catering for both men and women, will be open for a spring and summer residency, after which Sargent will decide whether she wants to make the store permanent.
Her bespoke suits cost from £4,200, with made-to-measure suits from £1,500.