Udeshi Tailoring was founded in London in 1999, the house crafts bespoke, made to measure and ready to wear clothing for the discerning gentleman in London and rest the world
Oscar Udeshi, of Austrian and Zanzibar parentage, was born and raised in the former British colony of Hong Kong. In London he read economics and philosophy at the London School of Economics, before embarking on a career as a banker at a prestigious financial institution in the City.
While working in the city, he was looking for the clothes that would make up his ideal wardrobe. Unable to find them, he had all his clothes made to his designs and specification. To fill the void that was missing in traditional tailored clothing,
Mr. Udeshi left finance, trained under one of the last remaining bespoke shirtmakers of Jermyn Street and created the label UDESHI in 1999. His passion had become his calling.
Mr. Udeshi is an active member of the British menswear industry and was elected youngest chairman of the British Menswear Guild in 2008 and became a board member of the UK Textile and Fashion Associationin 2009. He also writes regular columns for the two industry magazines Drapers and Menswear Buyer.