Hong Kong is world-renowned for its tailors and outfitters – suiting and booting tens of thousands of men each year. Whether you are on a layover, a business trip, or are looking for the perfect wedding suit, there is a tailor out there waiting just for you. However, it can be a daunting task navigating your way through those made-to-measure waters, so we’ve done the leg-work (!) for you. Here are our favourite men’s tailors in Hong Kong:
A family-run tailor shop established in 1983 by brothers Andy and Anthony Asaf, Empire Tailors is one of Hong Kong’s best loved outfitters. With a loyal customer base from around the world, their very own in-house workshop next to their store in East Tsim Sha Tsui is always buzzing. Empire has a small team of tailors highly experienced in their craft,who have been with the company since the beginning. Priding themselves on quality and craftsmanship they believe a beautiful suit should be lovingly prepared and they try to avoid rush orders so they can provide customers with a suit that will last a lifetime. Highly rated by The New York Times, USA Today and more, Empire’s reputation is well exceeded outside of Hong Kong. Empire’s head Master tailor Anthony Asaf often travels abroad to cities in the US, Canada, and Australia to meet with custom suit enthusiasts who book up fitting appointments each day of his visit. The company’s approach involves working closely with its customers to design their own custom clothing with a careful 2-3 fittings before completion.Tailors typically request clients to bring pictures which represent the look they are going for, and as much time as possible to guarantee the best results.
Suits at Empire International Tailors start at HK $4672, Shirts at HK $399.
Maxwell’s Clothiers has been an integral part of the fashion scene since 1961. When it comes to bespoke suit tailoring for all shapes and sizes, Maxwell’s can adapt designs to suit different body types – they say “For taller gentlemen, we recommend suits with less pattern, while shorter gentlemen may prefer pin-stripes to accent some height.” The company also runs a large mail-order operation for custom tailoring services in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK.
A-Man Hing Cheong has kept an exclusive stock of over 1,000 samples to help you choose the right style for you. They specialize in traditional bespoke ‘English-style’ suits and shirting, and have been in the biz for over a hundred years. They only need two fittings and only five days in total to make a suit just for you. The tailors are more than happy to work with any design you choose.
Established in 1957, Sam’s Tailor are famous for their fast service and fine service. Sam and his son offer quality tailoring services and have a reputation as one of the best 24-hour suit makers. They work quickly and efficiently, so if you’re only here for a few days, Sam’s your man!
Well hidden in the heart of Jordan, Classic Fashion Tailors is an award-winning tailoring service with three generations of experience. Thousands of fabrics are on offer at affordable prices and they offer major discounts when buying whole packages (wool suit, matching shirts and silk ties).
The fabrics and accessories at Bonham Strand are imported from Italy and exclusively on offer only in Hong Kong. The business is dedicated to preserving traditional tailoring and craftsmanship especially unique to Hong Kong. They are thorough with their close supervision of the tailoring process and ensure the demands of the customer are always met.
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