Moving to NYC in a couple weeks and am looking for tailor recs. Don't kill me: I tried a search and couldn't differentiate alterations tailors from true suit/shirtmakers. Also, I have some specific criteria. Manhattan location is greatly preferred, and south of Central Park. Suit should be cut and constructed in-house. I don't want tailors who have various pricing levels based on levels of construction -- they should construct all suits to a certain high standard (full canvas, hand-rolled lapels, surgeon's cuffs, ticket pocket should all be standard), with higher pricing reserved for nicer fabrics and more customized/unusual orders (mixing fabrics, embroidering, etc...). They should be serious about the creation process and *want* to have me in for at least three fittings. I'm a young guy but I work in finance, so the cut should be flattering (i.e. not boxy) while still being conservative. Finally, a price range of $1000-1600/suit and $150-200 a shirt.
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2/7/11 at 2:42am