Beautiful and High Quality! Specialty Stores in Tokyo Where You Can Get Custom-Made Suits
Japan is home to a lot of tailors and dressmakers who can make custom-made suits that are of high quality. Below are three specialty shops in Tokyo for such tailor-made suits. How about getting a suit made just for you to serve as a souvenir of your trip?
Ginza Tailor Main Shop
Ginza Tailor is a famous shop that has won the most prizes in local and overseas contests since it was founded in 1935. It has an atelier dedicated to hand-making garments inside its own building that adopts a seamless production system, from the placement up to the delivery of orders. This shop’s list of customers is quite remarkable, as it includes the prime minister of Japan, titans of the business world, artists, and professors who have won Nobel prizes. Make sure to get your hands on a high-quality suit that is loved by a wide array of people!
Sample price: Bespoke suit: From 250,000 JPY (excl. tax) for one suit/Machine-made: From 100,000 JPY (excl. tax) for one suit
1st visit: Choosing the fabric, deciding on the design, taking the measurements, and payment
2nd visit: Basting (about 2 weeks after the first visit)
3rd visit: Delivery (about 4 weeks after basting)
※Customers may opt for “rush basting” (requires discussion on additional fees and number of days), in which the basting will be done around three days from the customer’s first visit/Suits may also be delivered to customers (including overseas deliveries)
Languages used: Japanese, English, and Chinese
Tailor Kitahara is a famous store that boasts of over 80 years of history. Customers can choose from more than 4,000 fabrics every season to fit their style, with all the processes involved in making the suits done in Japan. This shop accepts design requests, so you can get anything from cutting-edge designs to classic designs. Aside from men’s, ladies’ and kids’ suits, you can also order jackets, coats, and other pieces.
Sample price: From 187,000 JPY (incl. tax) for one bespoke suit/From 59,000 JPY (incl. tax) for one machine-made suit
1st visit: Take measurements and payment
2nd visit: Basting (after about 2 - 3 weeks from the first visit)
3rd visit: Delivery (after about 4 - 5 weeks from basting)
※Suits may also be delivered to customers/Overseas delivery is also possible
Languages used: Japanese and Vietnamese
NORTH FIELD CO.,LTD.
NORTH FIELD CO.,LTD.
TAGARU is a famous shop that has branches in Ebisu and Daikanyama, which are two of the most fashionable areas of Tokyo. It is a reputable shop with one of the widest selections of fabric samples in Tokyo, with thousands available all the time. This shop is also characterized by their extensive options on features like buttons and linings. All the suits are sewn in Japan, and the sizes can be adjusted in 5mm increments. Made-to-measure garments are the center of its business, but they also cater to requests for bespoke suits. While its staff cannot speak foreign languages, they have a translating device and gestures ready, and they will assist you with a smile on their face.
Sample price: Average price range of a made-to-measure suit: 60,000 JPY (excl. tax) to 150,000 JPY (excl. tax) for one suit (price varies depending on the fabric, and options are added separately)
1st visit: Take measurements, fitting, and payment (cash and credit card accepted)
2nd visit: Delivery (about 3 - 4 weeks from 1st visit)
※Suits may also be delivered to customers/Overseas delivery via EMS is also possible
※In the case of bespoke suits, there is an additional charge of 120,000 JPY (excl. tax). Customers will have to come to the shop for basting after about 2 weeks, and then the suit will be delivered 2 months after that
Prior reservations are required in all cases to ensure a high level of quality. Try to have a special suit made to commemorate your travel to Japan!
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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