About Us

Founder of Arel Studio, Russia-born master tailor, Ilya Fatakov, opened doors nearly 20 years ago offering high-end theatrical costumes. Fatokov’s attention to detail, stellar craftsmanship and his accommodating attitude have grown Arel Studio into one of Manhattan’s top theatrical costume houses. Collaborating alongside Hollywood and Broadway’s leading celebrities, Tony Award winning costume designers and NYC ’s most renowned fashion designers, Fatakov’s creations are visually stunning.

In 2016, Fatakov launched a full collection of Terani  Couture and Jovani Couture and custom bridal and evening wear. In addition, Fatakov and his long time partner, Valerie, and their highly trained team of over thirty European tailors offer impeccable full-service tailoring for all occasions.

Arel Studio’s newly expanded 9,000 square foot spacious studio is open to the public by appointment only and located in the heart of New York City’s Garment District at 242 West 36th Street, 4th floor, NY, NY 10018 Phone: 212.268.5682 Email: arelstudio98@yahoo.com.