Anyone who has been to Bangkok has seen the numerous tailor shops scattered around the city. It begs the question as to which are truly good at what they do and which can deliver the best suits or tuxedos. While it is possible to wander the city, particularly Sukhumvit (or Nana) Soi 3 area and have a suit made, the following suggestions will help to answer you where to get the best tuxedo in Bangkok.
Rajawongse Clothier is a tailor shop set up by a father and son duo that is situated a few shops down from Bangkok’s the Landmark Hotel. The shop only tailors to men and makes high quality tuxedos, dress shirts and suits from a variety of materials such as wool, cashmere and Egyptian cotton. Many of the fabrics found in Rajawongse Clothier are imported directly from Italy. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Rajawongse Clothier has a great reputation and has worked with many important figures.
While it is best to go to the shop directly to have a proper fitting, customers also have the option of ordering pieces directly online. The measurement instructions found on their site (http://www.dress-for-success.com/) are easy to follow. A two-piece suit costs upwards of 12,000 baht and can be completed in around a week. The shop is open from Monday to Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Narin Couture is a couturier that is situated close to the BTS Skytrain station of Nana. The owner, Khun Narin, studied fashion in France and pays attention to fine details in his tailoring. Fabrics available here include cotton, wool and cashmere, most of which is imported from reputable sources such as John Cavendish and Scabal. The price of a two-piece suit at Narin Couture begins at 10,000 baht and takes around two weeks to complete. It is situated between Sukhumvit Soi 8 and Soi 10 and is open from Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Another open for customized suits and tuxedos in Bangkok is Perry’s. Perry’s has been in business since 1974 and uses a variety of imported European fabrics from the likes of Ermenegildo Zegna and Dormueil. A two-piece suit costs 18,000 baht and upwards and takes around a week to complete. Delivery times can be shortened depending on the urgency. Perry’s is located directly opposite from Silom Complex on Silom Road by the BTS station. It is open from Monday to Saturday from 9.30 a.m. until 8 p.m.
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