“𝐸𝑛𝑡𝑟𝑒𝑝𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑒𝑢𝑟𝑠ℎ𝑖𝑝 𝑟𝑢𝑛𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑔ℎ 𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑦𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑤ℎ𝑜 𝑖𝑠 𝑏𝑜𝑟𝑛 𝑖𝑛 𝐻𝐾 𝑟𝑒𝑔𝑎𝑟𝑑𝑙𝑒𝑠𝑠 𝑜𝑓 𝑤ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑦 ℎ𝑎𝑣𝑒 𝑔𝑟𝑜𝑤𝑛 𝑢𝑝 𝑎𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑤ℎ𝑎𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑦 𝑒𝑛𝑑 𝑢𝑝 𝑑𝑜𝑖𝑛𝑔.”
‟𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝑒𝑎𝑠𝑒 𝑡𝑜 𝑑𝑜 𝑏𝑢𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑠 𝑖𝑛 𝐻𝐾 𝑖𝑠 𝑢𝑛𝑝𝑎𝑟𝑎𝑙𝑙𝑒𝑙. 𝑇ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒 𝑖𝑠 𝑛𝑜 𝑟𝑒𝑑 𝑡𝑎𝑝𝑒 ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑒.”
‟𝐻𝐾 𝑖𝑠 𝑡𝑤𝑖𝑡𝑡𝑦, 𝑟𝑒𝑙𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑙𝑒𝑠𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑑 ℎ𝑎𝑠 𝑎𝑛 𝑎𝑚𝑎𝑧𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑏𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑐𝑒 𝑏𝑎𝑐𝑘 𝑎𝑏𝑖𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑦.”
Sam’s Tailor is the premiere bespoke tailor in Hong Kong. The shop was founded in 1957 by Sam Melwani and is currently run by his two sons Manu and Sham Melwani, and grandson Roshan Melwani.
The shop is famous for it’s A-list clientele from all over the world. Some prominent ones include Queen Elizabeth II, Ronald Reagan, Prince Phillip, Prince Charles, George Bush, Bill Clinton, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, Michael Jackson, Boris Becker, Richard Gere and many more. Until HK handover in 1997, Sam’s Tailor were one of the main uniform tailors for British troops in HK.
Sam’s Tailor was honored with a postage stamp on the 50th anniversary of its founding.