Looking for a classic custom-made suit or a pair of denims that say cool comfort? Here are four different bespoke options to pick from
Until a few years ago, men would have to travel to Saville Row or 5th Avenue to purchase the perfectly fitted garment, made to specifications. Due to the rise in demand and access to high quality fabric and products, bespoke tailoring is now more popular than ever. Men are looking to these services to create one-of-a-kind pieces, fitted to them specifically. Here are our top four picks for men’s made-to-order tailoring companies.
Atul Babubhai Parmar, owner of J5 Jeans Master at his shop in Tardeo. Pic/Shadab Khan
For jeans that fit like a glove
Atul Parmar, better known as Jeans Master is a living legend in South Bombay. He set up shop in 2011 and specialises in made to fit jeans, don’t be fooled by the size of Jeans Master’s tiny Tardeo workshop. Here you can pick your fabric and cut and you will receive a pair of perfectly fitting jeans or trousers. Jeans Master also does a great job with alterations and copying so you never have to give up your favourite jeans ever!
At: 2, Yousuf Manzil, Tardeo Main Road, Tardeo.
Call: 967271927/32978747/ 9967271927
For the perfectly constructed suit
Herringbone & Sui (H&S) began when two friends with a passion for fine suits, found a gap in the Indian market. H&S creates customised garments for all your special occasions along with every accessory you could need from shoes to lapel pins.
Herringbone And Sui. Pic Courtesy/official website
Using only the finest Italian fabrics and Neapolitan techniques, you can now buy international quality products at Indian prices. A well-made suit is an integral part of any man’s wardrobe, and H&S uses only the finest Italian fabrics while providing home consultations and express delivery.
Log on to: www.herringboneandsui.com
For sharp Indian wear
A celebrity favourite, Avinash Punjabi provides made to measure suits, shirts and most importantly, ethnic wear. Wedding season is not far off and it’s important to look your desi best for special occasions.
Using fine silks and Egyptian cotton, you can create an outfit that does not compromise style for comfort so you can dance the night away in your bespoke creation. Often seen on celebrities and business tycoons, Punjabi’s creations will keep you in good company.
At: 4, Mandlik Street, Colaba Causeway, opposite Colaba Police Station.
For workwear done right
Don’t get bogged down by mundane workwear and a boring corporate uniform. Bombay Shirt Company is reinventing the way men buy shirts.
Bombay Shirt Company
Stocked with over 1,000 quality formal and casual fabrics, you can mix and match your choice with customised collars, cuffs, buttons and more. Keep it as simple or funky as you want. Bombay Shirt Company brings abundant possibilities so that each garment is unique to you, making the made-to-measure process accessible, and fun.
At: Kamal Vishrantee Kutir, Ground Floor, 24th Road (opposite St. Theresa’s High School), Bandra (W); No 3, Ground Floor, Sasoon Building, Kala Ghoda, Fort.