Born and raised in Ghana, Henry Coffie is an entrepreneur and fashion designer specializing in classic menswear tailoring and bespoke suit designing. In 2001 he arrived in Paris to live with his mother. This was after he had finished his high school education and had big hopes and dreams to become successful and do something that he loves. He arrived in Paris with the intention to look for greener pastures. His mother worked as a hairstylist in Paris for a span of fifteen years and he helped her in the saloon she was working in before he started to chase his own passion and dream.
Henry likewise worked with stores in Paris, for example, Yves Dorsey. In addition to this, he also worked in a menswear store called 3eme Stella Rosso Nicolas Massing London before he finally chose to move to America and seek after his dreams and aspirations in the States. Thus, he came to Philadelphia in 2017 with high expectations of becoming one of the top fashion designers in the country. Henry’s opened his first shop in May 2017. It was difficult for him to move from Europe to America and start from the very beginning. Nonetheless, he had a solid resolve and was determined to become successful. Thus, he started to build his client portfolio and network local nearby suit designers in Philadelphia to gain some insight into the American fashion industry.
When asked about what makes his business so unique, Henry states that the boldly patterned tuxedos are his signature style. Moreover, he stated that each and every piece of a suit in his collections is generally cut from sumptuous blends of wool and silk. The luxurious materials used not only look amazing but also give the clients an overall feel of elegance and grace. In addition to this, Henry also stated that he works closely with his clients to determine colors and sophisticated patterns that compliment them and the event they decide to wear the suit on. His brand also shows its customers the different ways in which they can wear a suit. Furthermore, the suits are designed and the material is chosen in a way that the clients feel comfortable wearing them in a certain environment.
Henry Coffie Couture is a luxury menswear brand that focuses on three principles: educate, inspire and empower. The unique and top-quality products are sure to make the clients feel empowered and special especially when they receive compliments. Moreover, the brand strongly believes that even though every suit you buy is important and unique, its execution has to be even more creative. No other brand is doing this at all.
In addition to this, the fact that one of his major focus is on the way the suit fits, the quality, and the style also make him quite different from others in his industry. According to him, a suit automatically looks great and luxurious and will definitely turn heads if it is perfectly tailored to fit your body type. Therefore, he makes sure to spend time on these elements that will help you stand out in the crowd. Moreover, together with the fit, his main focus is also on providing excellent customer service and being transparent with his clients. Despite the rich quality of his suits, they are sold at extremely affordable prices. In addition to all these factors, Henry has a wonderful and strong relationship with his clients which not only makes him successful but also makes his business very unique.