Ozwald Boateng was the youngest and first black tailor to have a store in the prestigious Savile Row in London, a street known for its quality clothing, where the royalty of the world come for her outfit. Boateng also wears athletics and Hollywood royalty.
Actor Laurence Fishburne, once said: “When you wear a suit Ozwald Boateng, you you become a great statesman.” Boateng is also a statesman for something else: the future development of Africa. Ozwald Boateng is a titan when it comes to men’s fashion. He is the most sought after designer and stylist to the stars and royalty.
Some of his clients include list A Richard Branson, Will Smith, Brad Pitt, Jamie Fox, Gabriel Byrne and Forest Whitaker – just to name a few. Boateng is English born and of Ghanaian descent, is known for his touch mark on classic British tailoring. Boateng was the first black to open shop in the famous Savile Row at the age of 28 man. LVMH Chairman Bernard Arnault appointed creative director of menswear Boateng in the French fashion house Givenchy. Boateng was separated from Givenchy after their spring 2007 to launch his own line.