Apart from its modern skyscrapers, picturesque harbour, endless shopping and colorful culture, Hong Kong is also a mecca for bespoke suits. While tailors are dime a dozen in this world city, a few has made a name for their exquisite craftsmanship, perfect fit and relatively more affordable prices compared to their New York or London counterparts.
We list down top tailors in Hong Kong where you can get the best bespoke suit. Just make sure that you have enough time in Hong Kong as custom-made suits may require several fittings to ensure that the finished product fits you to a T.
Founded in 1957, Sam's Tailor (or simply Sam's) is an iconic tailor in Hong Kong with an impressive list of clientele which includes royalties, heads of state, and international celebrities. Some of the famous personalities who have had an outfit or two made by Sam's are Queen Elizabeth II, Ronald Reagan, Prince Phillip, Prince Charles, Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, John McEnroe, George Michael, Michael Jackson, Boris Becker, Bob Hawke, Kylie Minogue, David Bowie, and Richard Gere.
Address: Burlington Arcade, 94 Nathan Rd., Kowloon
Established in 1889, Punjab House remains one of the best bespoke tailors in Hong Kong. It was once the tailor of choice for the British Military and Royal Navy. Today, it is the official tailor for many diplomatic houses, prestigious clubs and corporate companies. Aside from bespoke suits, Punjab House also tailor bespoke shirts, overcoats, smoking jackets, summer jackets, morning coats and dinner jackets.
Address: Flat C, 5/F., Golden Crown Court, 66-70 Nathan Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui
Established in 1957 and have since became a force to reckon with in Hong Kong's stiff bespoke tailoring industry. The shop is known for offering top quality suits at cut down prices compared to rivals.
Address: 34 Cameron Rd., Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui
W.W. Chan Sons
Founded in 1952, W.W. Chan Sons pride itself of being one of the few tailors who have preserved the dying art, knowledge and processes behind the true creation of a bespoke men’s suit. A custom suit here is expensive by Hong Kong standards but for satisfied clients, the exquisite craftsmanship is well worth the price.
Address: 94 Nathan Rd., Kowloon, Hong Kong
Jim's Tailor Workshop
While not as popular as its rivals, Jim's Tailor Workshop is still a favorite tailor among Hong Kong's most influential families. The keen attention to detail and high quality workmanship earned recognition from the Hong Kong Tourism Board.
Address: Shop 37-38, 1/F, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Centre, Admiralty.