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Former student of Newham College in Tailoring features in The Guardian

Zee Mészáros’ apprenticeship story in The Guardian, tells her journey of studying at Newham College through to taking up a successful apprenticeship in the world’s oldest bespoke tailoring companies.

When Zee left her native Hungary six years ago, she took a bespoke tailoring course at Newham College, and then jumped at an opportunity of an apprenticeship. She’s now an apprentice coat maker at Savile Row’s Gieves and Hawkes and is working with veteran coat maker Andrew Gomez.

“When I was younger I wanted to be a fashion designer, then someone said if I like making clothes and want to gain a bit more knowledge, why don’t I go to Newham College.”

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