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.