Located in the heart of Sydney’s central business district, J. H. Cutler has proudly upheld the time-honoured traditions of bespoke tailoring and shirt making in Australia, providing services for discerning gentlemen across the country and around the globe for more than 128years.
The business, whose foundations are firmly planted in London’s Savile Row, was founded in 1884 when Joseph Handel Cutler first opened a store in Sydney. Today John Cutler, business principal, designer and cutter and the fourth generation of his family to run the business, assiduously maintains the exacting standards, the quality, the cut, the style and the fit that has made the J. H. Cutler name synonymous with top quality bespoke tailoring and shirt making.
Bespoke Products and Services
J. H. Cutler provides a comprehensive range of products and services for their clients. Bespoke tailoring of suits for business or formal wear, jackets, blazers and trousers for casual wear, overcoats and car coats. Bespoke shirts for business, formal, leisure and sporting wear.
Hand made shoes imported exclusively from either Edward Green, one of England’s most prestigious shoemakers, or Stefano Bemer of Florence.
In addition John Cutler also offers an extensive range of gentlemen’s fashion accessories including silk ties from Stefano Ricci and Dormeuil, gentlemen’s braces from Albert Thurston, socks, artisan made Italian leather belts, cufflinks, cashmere scarves and pyjamas. John also delights in designing and creating very special one off pieces of clothing where the only limit is his client’s imagination. Gentlemen’s wardrobe consultation services are also available.
Traditional Craftsmanship and Service
At J. H. Cutler every item of bespoke clothing is made to the client’s exact measurements. And individual physical characteristics are taken into account in the preparation of each client’s unique pattern. Throughout personal consultation plays a pivotal role in the process Trained in London at the renowned Tailor and Cutter Academy, where he studied and gained a diploma in ‘cutting gentlemen’s tailor made garments’, John’s skills as a designer and cutter have been honed over almost 50 years in the business.
In keeping with the traditions of Savile Row, John works with his own team of specialist jacket and trouser makers in Sydney. Their combined skills and painstaking attention to detail, together with the use of the highest quality materials, ensures that no other method produces a better garment for fit, styling, quality and durability.
Top Quality Materials
J. H. Cutler offers an enormous range of suiting fabrics, primarily sourced from leading European suppliers including Scabal, Holland and Sherry, Loro Piana, Dormeuil and Ermenegildo Zegna amongst others.
Recent innovations include Zegna’s ‘Cool Effect’ fabric that replicates the properties of white fabrics by reflecting 80% of the heat created by sunlight, which makes it ideal for Australian conditions, and the availability of water repellent fabrics such as Dormeuil’s Aquaplan. John also offers truly bespoke fabrics designed to a client’s own specification and made by William Halsted in Bradford.
Shirting fabrics come from top Italian and Swiss suppliers including Atelier Romentino, Testa, S. I. C. Tess, Bonfanti Tessuit and Alumo.
One of the World’s Finest Bespoke Tailors
John is extremely discrete and will not talk about individual clients but will admit that they include leading identities in international and Australian business, politics, diplomacy, the law, medicine and entertainment.
This is not surprising when his passion for discrete personal service, old world craftsmanship and the finest of materials continues to create bespoke clothes of timeless elegance and unparalleled quality that will last a lifetime. Such dedication has led to J. H. Cutler regularly being featured on select lists of the world’s finest bespoke tailors.
Talk to those who own bespoke clothing by J. H. Cutler. They will undoubtedly confirm that once you have experienced the luxury of bespoke tailoring from J. H. Cutler, you will not willingly settle for anything less than the same perfection again.
Making an Appointment in Sydney or London
To arrange an appointment with John at his discrete private rooms in an art deco building on Sydney’s O’Connell Street, or to meet with him at his private rooms in Savile Row during one of his regular trips to London call (+61) 2 9232 7122.
For more information on J.H.Cutlers services visit the websites -
www.shirtmakersydney.com – Bespoke Shirt Making
You can also view John Cutler’s Blog where he reflects on matters relating to bespoke tailoring and the luxury lifestyle at: