Top 10 cities and streets for custom, made-to-measure, and bespoke menswear

Traveling this summer? Forget shopping at the standard ready-to-wear brands and departmental stores. 

We highly recommend using the opportunity to explore and elevate your wardrobe with a visit to one of these menswear sartorial destinations. 

Whether you are looking to splurge or for a budget-friendly option, we’ve put together a list of the best cities and specific streets or areas within them that are considered the finest for custom, made-to-measure, and bespoke tailored shirts and menswear.

  1. London, U.K: Is home to the largest number of bespoke tailors and a rich history of men's fashion. Savile Row is well-known for its tailoring expertise, and just a stone's throw away lies Jermyn Street, which caters almost exclusively to the high-end men's fashion market. It is home to numerous men's clothing stores and custom shirtmakers.
  2. Milan, Italy: is known for high-end fashion and tailoring, with a strong tradition of craftsmanship and luxury. The street Via Montenapoleone is home to some of the world's top designers and fashion brands, including Gucci, Prada, and Armani, as well as bespoke tailors and custom shirt and menswear shops. 
  3. Via Montenapoleone Fashion District, Milan, Italy
    Via Montenapoleone Fashion District, Milan, Italy
  4. Paris, France: A hub of fashion and style, with many renowned tailors and bespoke shops. The street Rue Saint-Honoré is considered one of the city's premier destinations for premium menswear, with a range of bespoke tailors and custom menswear shops offering the latest in sophisticated fashion. Designers, including Hermès, Dior, and Lanvin, have stores here making it a must-visit for any discerning shopper seeking the finest in men's fashion.
  5. Hong Kong, China: Boasts a thriving fashion industry and a high concentration of tailors and bespoke shops, catering to both local and international customers. Both Causeway Bay, as well as Tsim Sha Tsui areas of Hong Kong, are known for competitive prices and high-quality tailoring from world-famous tailors like Sams Tailor.
  6. New York, USA: Offers a diverse range of tailors and bespoke shops, with a strong focus on contemporary style. Hit Madison Ave which houses stores like Berluti, Cucinelli, Canali, Tom Ford, and many more.
  7. Tokyo, Japan: Known for its attention to detail and innovative approach to tailoring. Visit the Ginza district to experience bespoke services at high-end department stores like Mitsukoshi and Isetan. You can also find local individual tailor stores like Sarto and Ginza Tailor.
  8.  Ginza District, Tokyo, Japan
    Ginza District, Tokyo, Japan

  9. Bangkok, Thailand: Has a thriving tailoring industry, offering high-quality garments at affordable prices. Visit Sukhumvit Road which boasts notable bespoke stores like S Asoke Tailors and Tailor on Ten among many others.
  10. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Visit Tailor Street, also known as Le Loi Street, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for bespoke menswear. Kimmy Tailor and Hanh Tailor are some of the many exceptional tailor stores crafting custom shirts and menswear.
  11. Dubai: Known for its luxury shopping and high-end tailors, catering to a wealthy clientele. Dubai Mall hosts a range of premium custom menswear stores known for their exceptional craftsmanship such as Hamden's Tailors and Royal custom tailors.
  12. Mumbai, India: Boasts a rich history of tailoring and a growing reputation for quality craftsmanship. Look up Kachins, Telon Tailors or Kings Bespoke for access to premium shirt fabrics custom-stitched to your fit.

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