Following the traditions of bespoke tailors in Savile Row and traditional Shanghainese and Hong Kong custom tailors, Peter So has a long history of personal excellence in his craft.

Peter So, proprietor of British Tailors, began an apprenticeship with a prominent tailor in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel at the tender age of 13. By 1968, Mr. So began building his own tailoring empire with numerous stores throughout the Hong Kong region, including the Regent Hotel (now the Intercontinental Hong Kong), Pacific Place, and Ocean Terminal. As a result, he has formed strong and lasting connections to the fashionable elites in both Hong Kong and abroad.  These clients include those in the entertainment industry, political heavyweights and real estate moguls.  

They refer to Peter So as one of "Hong Kong's best custom tailors."

Now, the family run operation is exclusively available through mail order! 

British Tailors has close working relationships with high-end fabric suppliers such as Loro Piana (  Mr. So only employs the best cutters and tailors to ensure that his work products are of the finest quality.   His unparalleled skill in designing, fitting, and cutting has not gone unnoticed by the press, as international magazines and newspapers have recognized Mr. So’s ability to produce classic and beautifully tailored clothes for both men and women.  The New York Times one of the most influential newspapers in the United States, published the article One Woman’s Quest for a Hong Kong Suit by Amanda Mayer Stinchecum (published in 1989) which recommended the services provided by British Tailors. Drawing from his heritage and tradition of quality craftsmanship, he pursues artisanal perfection to create preeminent sartorial fashion for his diverse clientele.


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