Designers at Debenhams

Patrick Grant

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Patrick Grant is the creative director of Savile Row Tailors; Norton & Sons and 
E.Tautz and is a judge on the BBC programme Great British Sewing Bee. Patrick won 
the British Fashion Council's Menswear Designer of the Year award in December 
2010 for his work on E. Tautz. 

In 2012, he won the BFC's Fashion Forward award and was shortlisted for Designer 
of the Year at the Scottish Fashion Awards and International Designer of the Year at 
the WGSN Global Fashion Awards. He is also the only menswear designer to make 
the shortlist for the British Fashion Council/Vogue Fund, in both 2009 and 2010. 
Patrick has a Bachelors degree in Materials Science & Engineering from Leeds 
University and Universite d'Orleans and a Masters in Business Administration from 
the University of Oxford. 

Patrick has lived and worked in numerous countries and worked in a number of 
different industries before a passion for clothing, craftsmanship and old British 
brands lead him to Savile Row tailors Norton & Sons which he took over in 2005. In 
2009, Patrick re-launched the historic British sporting and military tailoring house of 
E. Tautz as a men's ready to wear collection. 

He was was born in Edinburgh on 1 May 1972. He attended The Edinburgh Academy 
before going to Barnard Castle School in County Durham. He was a schoolboy rugby 
international, representing Scotland at U18 and U19 levels, and has represented 
school, university and county at many sports including tennis, fives, swimming, 
hockey, athletics, cross country, rowing and modern pentathlon. Patrick lives in east London and cycles to work in Savile Row each day. 

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