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First time - Tailored Shirt HK

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by ABC1604, Aug 23, 2012.

  1. ABC1604

    ABC1604 Member

    Aug 23, 2012

    I am heading over to Hong Kong in a few weeks for 6 day and friend told me that I should look into getting some shirts made while I am over there since I've always tell him I struggle to find shirts that fit me off the rack.

    Anyways this is my first time ever doing something like this and I guess I am looking for advice on what I should be looking out for and how to go about it.
    If I can get shirts that fit me nicely, I honestly wont mind spending ~1000HKD per a shirt.

    I guess before asking for recommendation and advice, is 6 days enough to get a few shirts made or generally takes longer?

    If that is sufficient time, then I guess please provide me with some of your wisdom and knowledge please.
  2. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

    Jun 24, 2010
    China, Mongolia and UK
  3. dragon8

    dragon8 Senior member

    Feb 19, 2007
    San Francisco
    6 days is enough. Do you have any particular tailor in mind? Ascot Chang is perhaps the best in HK for shirts but they start at $150USD.
  4. tchoy

    tchoy Senior member

    Sep 16, 2004
    Sydney, Australia
    you can easily have shirts make in 6 days. I second the Ascot Chang recommendation, you won't find a better shirt maker than AC in Hong Kong.
    I would start by ordering one shirt and choosing an relatively inexpensive fabric to begin with, once they nail your pattern than order the rest of your shirts.

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