The 10 Best Tailors in NYC
Stay In Your Groove With The Best Tailors in NYC
New York is known around the world for being a fashion-forward city. It isn’t just their everyday style that sets New Yorkers apart from everyone else. When they’re conducting business meetings or attending formal events, New Yorkers make sure to be dressed impeccably for the occasion.
That’s why it’s no wonder that the tailoring industry is still going strong. NYC tailors are passionate about their craft—they care about achieving the perfect fit, sourcing quality materials, and following important traditions. New York is the perfect place to shop for custom tailored clothing to be worn at special events. You can also have a luxury suit made to take home as a souvenir, or... if you're like many traveling for business, that last minute suit mishap might need a little bit more than a dry clean and Febreze,... especially if there's a tear involved.
That being said, here’s Westgate New York Grand Central’s preferred list of the top ten tailors in the city. Pay them a visit and be wowed by their eye for detail:
1 | Alteration Specialists | Alteration Specialists has been cited by Vogue Magazine as New York’s “most genius” tailor. Classic styles, paired with the tailors’ originality, truly shine through in this establishment. Alteration Specialists should be your top choice for bridesmaid dresses, custom tailoring, and seamstress services. It’s best to book an appointment with them, but they also accept walk-ins.
Fortunately, no matter where you are in the city, they've usually got a location within walking distance. Find yours below:
WHERE: 130 East 40th St., Suite 802, Midtown East Manhattan, NY | WHO: (646) 677-4077
WHERE: 66 West Broadway, Suite 506 @ Warren St | WHO: (646) 362-3961
WHERE: 89 5th Avenue, Suite 904 @ 17th St | WHO: (646) 846-8545
WHERE: 700 Madison Avenue, 4th Fl @ 62nd St | WHO: (646) 480-2846
WHERE: 132 Crosby St, 10th Fl @ Houston St | WHO: (646) 677-4077
2 | Bhambi’s Custom Tailors | Bhambi’s Custom Tailors is one of Manhattan’s leading names in bespoke menswear. They have 50 years of experience under their belts. They’re famous for having dressed the city’s A-listers, politicians, and business magnates. Bhambi’s Custom Tailors can have a personalized suit made for you using materials from Loro Piana, Holland & Sherry, and other top fabric suppliers.
WHERE: 14 East 60th St., Suite 610, Upper East Side Manhattan, NY | WHO: (212) 935-5379
3 | Carla Dawn Behrle | The Carla Dawn Behrle tailoring shop specializes in men’s bespoke wear, women’s bespoke wear, and leatherwork. Its namesake is a seasoned costume designer and respected figure in the industry. Famous clients that have patronized Behrle’s work include Bono, Steven Tyler, Usher, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Angelina Jolie, and Britney Spears. Carla Dawn Behrle takes clients by appointment only, so make sure to book ahead of time.
WHERE: 303 5th Ave., Manhattan, NY | WHO: +1 (212) 279-5626
4 | Giovanni Luna NYC | Giovanni Luna NYC, located in the plush neighborhood of Murray Hill, sells the finest Italian clothing. Men can come here to pick a suit from the rack or browse swatches for a custom-made piece. Do check out Giovanni Luna NYC’s gorgeous array of fabrics, especially in colored plaid.
WHERE: 28 E 33rd St., Murray Hill, Manhattan, NY | WHO: (212) 684-4578, (212) 684-1577
5 | AlterationsNYC | Just a couple of blocks away from Grand Central Terminal is a branch of AlterationsNYC. Staff from AlterationsNYC also do house calls and office visits. This is the place to go to have alterations done on fine suits, dresses, and leather. This shop can be trusted for its careful handling of materials and topnotch workmanship.
WHERE: 211 E. 43rd St., 7th Floor, Manhattan, NY | WHO: (212) 537-6975
6 | Le Diplomate | Hearkening to their name, clothes from Le Diplomate replicate the dignity and genteel of statesmen. They boast craftsmanship and premium materials that will make “world citizens,” from all walks of life, look world-class. Book a consultation with Le Diplomate’s concierge through email. They also do home and office visits upon request.
WHERE: 68 Greene St., SoHo, Manhattan, NY | WHO: firstname.lastname@example.org
7 | Adrienne’s | Adrienne’s is a tailoring and alterations shop that focuses on bridal and bridesmaid wear. They are committed to executing designs that fit well, are the right color, and bring out the best in the wearer. Note that Adrienne’s is on appointment-only basis, so call ahead to schedule one.
WHERE: 134 Orchard St., Lower East Side Manhattan, NY | WHO: (212) 228-9618
8 | Vittone | Vittone has a branch in the Garment District of Manhattan. They believe in quality menswear with particular fits, and not just a standard fit for every customer. Vittone uses cloths from the world’s leading fabric mills, among them Valentino, Loro Piana, and Ermengildo Zenga. Order colorful, smartly fitted suits from Vittone.
WHERE: 152 West 36th Street, Suite 404, Garment District, Manhattan, NY | WHO: (212) 923-9090
9 | Leonard Logsdail | Leonard Logsdail is named for a Savile Row, London tailor who moved his business to New York in 1991. Since then, the business has made a name for itself for its bespoke shirts and its made-to-measure suits. Leonard Logsdail’s tailors promise high-end-looking suits but at a lower price point than what’s expected of New York. Call them today to set an appointment.
WHERE: 9 East 53 St., Floor 4, Midtown Manhattan, NY | WHO: (212) 752-5030
10 | Tiefenbrun | Founded by another Londoner who also trained in Savile Row, Tiefenbrun sells menswear as well as handcrafted accessories. The shop, helmed by Yosel Tiefenbrun, is known for garments like suits, tuxedos, and even shooting jackets. Visit Tiefenbrun’s shop, or ask them about home, office, or hotel visits. They will be sure to accommodate you.
WHERE: 188 Scott Avenue, Brooklyn, NY | WHO: (718) 650-6120
Get a taste of New York fashion, specially tailored for you, in one of the establishments listed above or treat that last minute thread slip or frey. Go from Westgate New York Grand Central direct to their shops, and see if they can measure you on-site! You'll be stylin' in no time.
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