If you have the money for a new suit, many places in New York will gladly help you spend it. But for reasons of style or fit, there are times when buying off the rack just isn’t good enough, as the short-armed, long-legged, narrow-waisted, and strangely-shaped among us will understand.
Custom tailoring is not the cheapest option, but getting rid of the middleman can mean a better suit for your cash, if you can afford it. It also means a suit that really fits—and an ill-fitting suit is a waste of money no matter how much you spend. Before investing in a bespoke suit, it’s a good idea to talk to a few tailors. If you’re seeking out tailors in New York, here are some of the guys you should be talking to.