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Calgary/Edmonton Bespoke and MTM

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Inputchip, May 1, 2015.

  1. Inputchip

    Inputchip New Member

    May 1, 2015
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Hello all,

    I am in the market for a new suit. After thorough research, I believe that the best option for me is a MTM or bespoke. I am located in Edmonton but am frequently in Calgary for business. I have heard that Giovanni Nicoletti at The Tailor Shop in Calgary is a very good option for MTM/Bespoke.

    I have an appointment with Giovanni tomorrow to talk about possibly getting a suit made for me. The lady at the counter told me the suits start at $1200 for basic fabric. After more research, it appears the MTM starts at $1200 and bespoke is over 2k. After reading on the forum I have found mixed reviews for Giovanni so I would like as much input as possible.

    I have also heard that Henry The Tailor does very good suits as well in Calgary, but would most likely be out of my price range.

    What is the best option for my price range of $1000-$1500?

    Giovanni, Samuelsohn, Henry The Tailor?

    Would a MTM from Giovanni be better than a MTM from Samuelson? I believe they are at a very similar price point. However, if Giovanni does the suit I would be able to get more measurements.

    My local shop in Edmonton wants to sell me a Jack Victor, Tombolini or S. Cohen MTM. I believe these are all fused or half-canvassed at best and therefore have looked elsewhere.

    Any input on this would be appreciated.
  2. Wrenkin

    Wrenkin Senior member

    Dec 16, 2006
    If you want MTM, remember that (at least here in the east) The Bay does have Samuelsohn events every once in a while. Ask to get on their mailing list.
  3. Murlsquirl

    Murlsquirl Senior member Moderator

    May 16, 2013
    Welcome to the forum, input. Good luck with your search.
  4. jeans2000

    jeans2000 New Member

    Jun 9, 2016
    What choice did you make
    How did it work out

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