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Best Tailors in
New York City
2020

Why These Tailors?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New York City Tailors on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

6 Avenue Tailors

6 Avenue Tailors in New York is a team of tailors with over 30 years of experience. The tailors provide alteration services for men, women, and children and specialize in altering bridal gowns, leather, suede, shearling, and more. The firm provides alteration of designer brands such as Gucci, Prada, and Ralph Lauren.

New York, NY 10019

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Alan David Custom Tailors

Alan David Custom Tailors has been producing handmade custom suits, formalwear and shirts in New York City since 1926. A custom suit from Alan David starts at $1,295 and will be delivered in 3-4 weeks. A 10 day rush service is also available. Alan David’s patternmaking skills and measuring techniques assures a perfect fitting garment the very first time. The firm has dressed senators, congressional representatives, and TV anchors, and has produced wardrobes for television productions including Saturday Night Live, The NFL Draft, and more. Free lifetime alterations are also included.

New York, NY 10016

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Alexander West

Alexander West in New York is a clothier specializing in custom tuxedo shirts for men, ties, shirts for women, and cufflinks. Alexander West shirts use premium cotton from brands such as Thomas Mason and Alumo Fabrics, and the tailor provides personal monogramming. The website details the procedure to get a custom-stitched shirt and provides information on the design styles available. The website has positive customer testimonials summed up by “I've been extremely satisfied with the shirts I've ordered.”

New York, NY 10010

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Alteration Specialist

Alteration Specialist is a full service tailoring company in New York. The tailor works with Boss, Dior, Paul Stuart, and other designer brands. The staff has over 30 years of experience and includes more than 15 master tailors. Alteration Specialists provides alterations on bridal gowns, leather clothing, suits, and more. The company also accommodates same day and next day alterations, express tailoring, and rush alterations. The website has a price chart of available alterations and services.

New York, NY 10003

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Alterations NYC

Alterations NYC is a third generation family-owned tailor in New York that specializes in rush alterations, express alterations, and same day alterations. The head fitter at the firm specializes in Italian slim fit and British modern cut suits. The firm provides a one-year guarantee on the alterations and complimentary re-alteration services. The website has a price list section with information on the pricing structure and cost of alterations.

New York, NY 10120

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Asilah Tailoring

Asilah Tailoring is a company based in Astoria, New York, offering customized tailoring services to New York residents. It provides all types of alterations as well as expedited services, including custom alterations and tailoring, suits alteration and resizing, formalwear alterations, sport coat and blazer restyling, jacket re-lining, tuxedo & outerwear alterations, and topcoat resizing. With decades of experience in the industry, the business deals with all types of clients, from celebrity wardrobes to wedding day and business casual attire.

227 East 56th St STE 404
Astoria, NY 10022

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Beyond Bespoke

Beyond Bespoke is owned by a third generation tailor and employs a staff of 13 master tailors and a seamstress in New York. The tailors provide custom tailoring for slacks, shirts, suits, tuxedos, blazers, and more. The shop also provides alteration services and has a special studio dedicated to providing bridal clothing services. The company offers a 30-day "Perfect-Fit Assurance," during which any further adjustments, regardless of the reason, are executed for free.

New York, NY 10036

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Book a Tailor

Book A Tailor has three locations in New York City and showrooms across the nation. The company is a provider of bespoke men’s and women’s wear, and customers can request a tailor be sent to their homes. Steve Harvey did a feature on Book A Tailor, and it has also been featured on Forbes, Esquire, the Chicago Tribune, and other news publications.

Great Neck, NY 11021

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Born To Tailor

Born To Tailor in New York has over 4,000 fabrics. The tailors and finishers at the company have over 40 years of experience and specialize in custom suits, shirts, jackets, and slacks. The firm delivers custom suits within two weeks. Born to Tailor provides an option to include hand embroidered initials, monograms, inside arm shields, and more. The tailors provide custom tailored clothing for weddings as well.

New York, NY 10168

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Custom Men

Custom Men is a family owned and operated tailor in New York that opened in 1996. The company makes custom suits, shirts, overcoats, tuxedos, women’s clothing, jeans, and more. The custom suits at Custom Men start at $899 and include the option of free alterations for one year. The tailor will travel for customers outside of New York, and the company has a selection of over 15,000 luxury fabrics including Armani and Holland & Sherry.

New York, NY 10019

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Imparali

Imparali offers suits, clothes for weddings, jackets, shirts, pants, and accessories in New York. Imparalli has over 40 years of experience in custom tailoring and has an online store where customers can shop conveniently. Customer testimonials share stories of the tailor helping to design custom wedding styles from the company's selection of 10,000 fabrics in-store.

New York, NY 10017

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J. Lucas Clothiers

J. Lucas Clothiers opened in New York in 2001. The tailor provides custom suits, custom shirts, and alteration services. J. Lucas Clothiers was featured by Cigar Aficionado and the Wall Street Journal. The tailor is a member of the Custom Tailors & Designers Association, and the website has a testimonial section with customers saying that the suits attract attention and compliments.

New York, NY 10016

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L & S Custom Tailors

L & S Custom Tailors in New York has over 40 years of experience and employs nine tailors. The tailors provide alterations services, made to measure custom suiting, formal wear, skirts, and bespoke suits. The tailor stocks and sells a range of shoe styles from Loafers to Derby. The tailor is open Tuesday through Saturday and the website has an online order option.

New York, NY 10065

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Mohan’s Custom Tailors

Mohan’s Custom Tailors in New York has over 40 years of experience in the garment industry. Mohan’s provides bespoke suits, tuxedos, and shirts, and the tailor has stitched for famous professional athletes like Patrick Ewing, Bernard Hopkins, Bernie Williams, and more. Anderson Cooper and The Real Housewives of NYC have featured Mohan’s Custom Tailors on the show.

New York, NY 10165

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Reeves

Reeves is a suit designer and tailor that opened in 2007 in New York. The owner has worked for major brands of designer wear in the UK and US and has dealt with high profile clients including two British Prime Ministers, Paul McCartney, and others. The tailoring firm specializes in bespoke suits, coats, eveningwear, and sports coats, and the company produces 300 bespoke suits per year. Reeves buys fabrics from Leno, Piana Tasmanian, Zegno Trofeo, and Dormeuil Amadeus.

New York, NY 10003

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Robinson Brooklyn

Robinson Brooklyn specializes in creating bespoke suits and custom shirts in New York. Robinson provides bespoke clothing, made to measure clothing, and clothing for weddings. The tailor has made custom suits for celebrities including William Defoe and Morgan Freeman. The Victoria and Albert Museum included Robinson's work in the New York Fashion Exhibit. The tailor started making clothing at age eight, opened his first store at age 20, and opened his first store in New York City in 1998.

Brooklyn, NY 11249

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Wilfred’s Tailors

Wilfred’s Tailors is a team of eight tailors in New York and opened in 1992. The tailor offers a range of alterations, from patching up jeans to making a suit look like it was custom made. GQ, New York Magazine, Esquire, and Detail have featured Wilfred’s Tailor. The tailor is open Monday to Saturday.

New York, NY 10001

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