By appointment to H.M Queen Elizabeth II Robe Makers & Tailors. By appointment to H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh Robe Makers. By appointment to H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Robe Makers.

Company history

Ede & Ravenscroft is thought to be the oldest firm of tailors in the world. In 1689, the area of London now known as Aldwych, was the bustling centre of the tailoring trade.

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The Ravenscroft’s

In the 19th century, following the marriage of Joseph Ede to Rosanna Ravenscroft, a member of the successful Ravenscroft wig making family, wig making was added to the firm’s services.

Francis Ravenscroft

Francis Ravenscroft was inspired by his father’s passionate belief in education and helping others to further themselves.

Royal Warrants

Ede & Ravenscroft is proud to hold all three Royal Warrants, an honour shared by only a small number of other companies.