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Born To Tailor in Manhattan

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I apologize if this has been answered elsewhere but a forum search didn't produce any results.  Has anyone tried/does anyone know anything about Born To Tailor On Lexington Ave in Manhattan?  They claim to offer "custom" suits with fully canvassed jackets for $699-$1899 and I was wondering how they stack up to other MTM shops in comparable price ranges like Proper Suit, Suit Supply, Kent Wang, Mr. Ned.  Thank you.

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I've been into their location at Lex and put down a deposit on 4 yards of Super 160s wool and will be completing payment for the suit soon. I plan to wear it in my wedding in the Fall(2014) so I hope it goes well. I had met with about 10 other bespoke suit tailors before deciding on Born to Tailor, it seems like the least shady of all of them and is owned and operated by a Parsons or Pratt(cant remember which) grad who studied fashion and was the son of a tailor - hence "Born to Tailor". Not run by old guys with the fashion sense of the roaring 50's, this guys seems legit and offers the best option for the price. Also the suits are made in the us, in SOHO NYC, not riverside CA or other boarder towns......

I'll update when I get my suit but I felt more than confident taking the jump on a suit after meeting with the owner!

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