E33 - Fashion Designer, Savile Row Tailor & Author: Jo Baker Waters | Tailoring in Conversation



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Tailoring in Conversation with Jo Baker Waters

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https://www.jobakerwaters.com/

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CHAPTERS
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00:00 - Intro
00:55 - Living in UK vs US
05:36 - Jo’s journey from fashion & art to bespoke tailoring
11:36 - Key skills learned as a design assistant
12:34 - Working at Gieves & Hawkes
15:42 - Artistic limitations in bespoke tailoring
17:44 - Haute couture: mix of technical and artistic
20:04 - Art as inspiration in traditional tailoring
23:55 - Creating characters with clothing
26:21 - Going on your own
30:00 - Organisation and time-management skills
36:06 - How DO you know what to do when you DONT know what to do?
38:37 - Pride with stressful and sleepless nights
44:28 - Jo’s book “Pattern Cutting Techniques For Ladies' Tailored Jackets”
49:21 - Process of writing a bespoke tailoring book
58:18 - Impact of books on Jo’s development vs self-learning
01:06:28 - Speed round
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