Originally Posted by FlyGuy
I have custom shirts by Piccolo and Salvatore Piccolo - note they are different houses - ~200 Eur
I have custom ties by E. Marinella - 5/7/9 fold - ~100-150 Eur
Investigated custom suits, etc, by:
1) Rubinacci ~5000 and up Eur
2) Cesare Attolini ~ 5000 and up Eur
assume jackets are 75% of price, pants 25%
Just research the Napoleon style as it's relatively unique vs rest of world.
There are plenty of tailors well in their 60's that have a consolidated reputation in Naples that are charging around the price range I mentioned.
Rubinacci, Attolini, Kiton, Isaia etc are wolrdwide brands, that makes a fair share of their business on RTW items and charge over market price for bespoke.
Also, something that I keep wanting to mention, some of these RTW brands (with the exception of Rubinacci Neapolitan workshop), promote the Neapolitan jacket, however the pattern they cut it from is not the traditional, long front darted ones.
As matter of fact, although they offer hand finishing details on their garments, most of their master tailors comes from a Ready To Wear pattern drafting background. Particularly, i am worried by the people I have seen setting up on their own after leaving the Kiton Tailoring school and having made some experience in other ready to wear factories, as the jackets patterns they are cutting are not traditional Neapolitan. I have received confirmation recently that the teachers at the school comes from Pattern Drafting Ready To Wear Background, one mostly in Argentinian Factories and the other from a Woman ready to wear background (Kiton has also a good Womanswear line).