Georges de Paris was not your average tailor. And that's because some of his clientele were of the presidential variety.
The man who dressed U.S. presidents — from Lyndon Johnson to Barack Obama — died Sunday at 81. (Video via RT)
He was diagnosed with a brain tumor roughly two years ago, but that didn't stop him from working most of this year. (Video via Atena 3 Television)
He once told The Washington Post: "I started because I wanted to wear nice clothes. That's all it was. ... Then I left my family for coming to America. I was homeless for nine months."
He might've been homeless in the U.S. in the 1950s, but by the end of his career, he was well known the world over — and so were his suits.
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