Edward Sexton, Bespoke Tailor of Rock ’n’ Roll, Dies at 80

With his partner, Tommy Nutter, he outfitted London celebrities at the tail end of the Swinging Sixties — and beyond — in suits with swagger.

Edward Sexton, a master tailor who, with his business partner, Tommy Nutter, upended the staid British institution that was Savile Row with Nutters, a shop with rock ’n’ roll flair and clientele, died on July 23 in London. He was 80.

His death was announced by his company, which shares his name. No cause was given.

Mr. Nutter was the shop’s charismatic frontman, and Mr. Sexton was known as “the wizard with the scissors,” the expert cutter who created the flamboyant shapes the shop would become famous

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