Director & Master Tailor for Savannah Sewing Academy in Savannah, GA
Experience: Gentleman Jim, a master tailor, pattern maker, designer, sewing instructor and clothing manufacturer, has been active in the garment industry since 1961. He began working in the garment industry in 1961 at all the finer men's stores. Weber and Heilbrunery, John Davidson, Barney's Men's Store and Macy Store at the age 20.
Gentleman Jim, began his mentorship of Orie Walls of Orie's Custom Tailoring, an exclusive tailoring store. Orie's was located on 125 street in New York City next to the Apollo Theatre. In the 60's Orie's made custom clothes for all the great stars: James Brown, The Isley Brothers, B. B. King, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, James Cleveland and many more. The client list also included Basball great Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali, Civil Right's A. Philip Randolph and Byard Ruskin and several members of New York Jet's football team.
After relocating to Georgia, Gentleman Jim opened his own business which was a high-end exclusive men's and women's clothing establishment in the Buckhead community in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
James McFarland's work is on display at the Georgia Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame and he has received numerous awards as Best Tailor in Atlanta, awarded by Atlanta Magazine.
He is the creator of "How to Sew Video", Basic Alteration and Advance Alterations. His talents are unlimited as he adds modeling and voiceovers to this list of credits. As a costume designer his talents have been showcased all over the Southeastern United States.
As an Author, James Lee McFarland displays some of his life journey in New York City, in the book,
Across 125th Street when Magic was Real.
Fashion Industry Experience
Master Tailor Expert, Designer, Pattern Maker,
Clothing Manufacturer, Premier Designer for Macy's,
"Catch The Designer"
Seasoned Costume Designer, Apparel Instructor,
Motivational Speaker, Lecturer, and Author,
James Lee McFarland "Gentleman Jim" a garment industry icon.
Favorite Fashion Designer or Fashion Brand
Gentleman Jim Clothier
What is your favorite fashion website? (list the WEBSITE address)
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