Originally Posted by RogerC
Also: property boom in HK may increase overhead. Now I like Peter, he's done a number of great suits and jackets for me, but I'm not convinced he's the only tailor in Hong Kong doing that level of quality at that price point. It's just that no-one yet has talked about them on SF.
Yes - I've been doing some research and asking quotes off a few HK tailors (planning for a trip later). Across the board prices have gone up consistently (dramatically?), to the point that tailors like PL are charging almost what the WW Chan would be charging a few years ago.
Similarly, the WW Chan/Gordan Yao is now on at least $1200 USD for a entry level (Basic VBC) 2 piece suit.
I suspect this has a lot to do with the recent publicity they have received from these forums.
Given the relative minor pricing difference (on that scale), I probably would just go WW Chan for the slightly better reputation etc.
Or seek out some lesser knowns and have an little try-out (potential disaster)