tailoring

Should I go to a men's custom tailor for a women's custom suit?

Should I go to a men's custom tailor for a women's custom suit?

If you’re a woman looking for a custom suit, you should probably visit a bespoke tailor that has women in mind.

There are plenty of companies, in NYC at least, making custom suits for women. But the thing I’ve noticed - and it’s the main reason I started Watson Ellis, actually - is that many of these companies treat women’s custom suiting as a sidebar to their male-centric businesses. It often seems like a female arm has been created just to make sure they’re covering all the bases by providing an option to those few outlying women who want custom suits.

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