James Sleater: the key to success lies in cutting costs

James Sleater
James Sleater: work hard and smart

Visit any Savile Row shop and it’s likely that you’ll find some bankers in the fitting room, waiting to spend their hefty bonuses and salaries on some fine bespoke tailoring.

However, James Sleater (now 33) decided to take things one step further and be more than just a customer.

His family’s involvement in cloth making had left him with a lifelong interest in fashion. Therefore, after eight years as a commodities trader for BNP Paribas [...]

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