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High life tailored

High Life Tailored was born in 2015 after Tom travelled to Ghana with a film crew and stumbled across the Arts Centre in downtown Accra. Filled with hundreds of colourful, intricate fabrics that reflect the vibrancy of the country, he was inspired to find a tailor that would make western style suits using six yards of local textile. Upon his return to London, and wearing the suits around the city and at parties, the reaction from people wanting their own slice of Ghana was too great not to set up High Life Tailored and bring the unique colours from a corner of West Africa to the rest of the World.   Returning to Ghana a few months later, Tom picked the initial 19 designs that make up the High Life range, met with Gloria and Israel the tailors and set the wheels in motion. As a lover of Ghanaian music, Tom chose the name High Life due to the genre of funk music that emanated from Ghana at the turn of the 20th century. High Life is …