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Men’s tailors in Singapore
July 20, 2008, 3:22 pm
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Men’s tailors

CHANG CHEE FOH

111E King George’s Avenue, tel: 6297-5144, 9101-2857; Monday to Saturday, 10am to 8pm

Best for: Comfortable slacks, but he can accept any style of pants you ask for.

The rate: From $50 to $300, depending on the type of fabric.

The wait: The fastest time he can deliver is two days.

SZE SZE TAILORS & MEN’S WEAR

Block 531 Upper Cross Street, 02-12 Hong Lim Complex, tel: 6533-7095, Monday to Saturday, 9.30am to 7pm

Best for: Affordable and soft-tailored suits a la Zegna. Only one fitting needed.

The rate: Starting from $200 for a polyester suit to $1,800 for one made of high-end fabric.

The wait: Two weeks for a full suit.

SAVILE SAVVY TAILOR CHAN

01-10 Starhub Centre, tel: 6887-3068, 6732-8500, Monday to Saturday, 10.30am to 8pm, Sunday and public holiday, 11am to 5pm

Best for: Single-breasted two- or three-button suits.

The wait: Two to three weeks for a suit.

PIMABS

189 New Bridge Road, 03-01, tel: 6538-6466. By appointment only

Best for: Crisp cotton shirts, be they for the boardroom or funky parties.

The rate: From $200 for a shirt to $6,000 for a suit.

The wait: Two to three weeks for a shirt, with up to three fittings.

Alteration services!

IVAN’S EXPRESS ALTERATION

04-40 Far East Plaza, tel: 6738-9982, 9848-9182; Monday to Sunday, 11am to 8.30pm

Best for: Alterations in a jiffy. He does not charge extra for an express job which will be completed within the day.

The rate: $8 to $10 for pants shortening and waist alteration, $8 to $12 for dresses and $12 to $15 for jacket alterations.

The wait: He gets the job done as quickly as possible. The average waiting time is three to four days.

NEEDLE BOUTIQUE

02-42A Lucky Plaza, tel: 6732-5359, 9366-5655; Monday to Saturday, 11am to 8pm

Best for: Denim alterations, of course. But besides basic services like hemming pant legs or reducing waist sizes, he can also convert a pair of jeans into a skirt or turn bell bottoms into skinny jeans.

The rate: From $6 for pants shortening to $85 for jacket alterations.

The wait: About three to four days, with an extra charge for same-day service.

CLANCY BOUTIQUE

04-113 Far East Plaza, tel: 6738-6971, Monday to Saturday, 10am to 8.30pm, Sunday and public holiday, 11am to 7pm

Best for: Alterations of reliable quality.

The rate: From $6 for pants shortening to $15 for waist alterations to $20 for jacket alterations.

The wait: About three days, with an extra charge for same-day service.

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thank you sharing the useful info.

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