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Old Oct 11th 2012, 8:48 am
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So it's time for a new suit... Without breaking the bank, do I trust any of the bespoke tailors here, or should I just go off the peg? Any advice?
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1. Get a ticket to Bangkok
2. Have a tailored suit or two made for you.
3. Enjoy the 3 days in Bangkok while the suit(s) is being stitched....
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1. Get a ticket to Bangkok
2. Have a tailored suit or two made for you.
3. Enjoy the 3 days in Bangkok while the suit(s) is being stitched....
My fave:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/LOBO-...97399546939217

Have done a few things here too, not bad:
http://www.kachinsdubai.com/
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Satwa.

The place I've had all mine made here is Viva Style Lounge. Always done a good job and you can haggle.

Failing that, fly to Vietnam and go to Hoi An. I got one made overnight for 80 quid. It's like a glove. It makes me look even more handsome and impressive than ever.
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Satwa.

The place I've had all mine made here is Viva Style Lounge. Always done a good job and you can haggle.

Failing that, fly to Vietnam and go to Hoi An. I got one made overnight for 80 quid. It's like a glove. It makes me look even more handsome and impressive than ever.
Did you get pointy shoes to go with it?
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Did you get pointy shoes to go with it?
Already got a wardrobe full of them.

I got some made there too though, think classic brogue.
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Satwa.

The place I've had all mine made here is Viva Style Lounge. Always done a good job and you can haggle.

Failing that, fly to Vietnam and go to Hoi An. I got one made overnight for 80 quid. It's like a glove. It makes me look even more handsome and impressive than ever.
Mmm...

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Hubs has always been very pleased with Whistle & Flute at Satwa. Good service at reasonable prices.......‘for the discerning gentleman’.

http://www.timeoutdubai.com/shopping...stle-and-flute
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I just got a suit made this month - at 1000 dhs (including 2 pairs of trousers) I thought that even if it turned out to be horrible, it was still cheaper than any off-the-shelf suit I've ever bought. In fact it turned out great. My only recommendation would be to make sure you go to a tailor that's been recommended to you, rather than just picking one at random.
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I just got a suit made this month - at 1000 dhs (including 2 pairs of trousers) I thought that even if it turned out to be horrible, it was still cheaper than any off-the-shelf suit I've ever bought. In fact it turned out great. My only recommendation would be to make sure you go to a tailor that's been recommended to you, rather than just picking one at random.
And where did you go?
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We use Ascot and Chapel's, handy as they have an outlet in Marina Mall
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Dunno about Dubai. In Khobar I used Modern tailors. Better workmanship than stuff I had made in Thailand !
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I've always used Kachins and no complaints so far. Even better now that they have a place off Al Sufouh road.
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Every decent 'gentleman's outfitters' has a sale on now, mostly with a genuine 75 pct off. I got one at Balmain (it needed a small alteration here and there for which I was charged AED 125); there is also a sale at Moda, and just about every shop along the ground floor at Festival City (as you walk along from Ferrari).
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