The Buro guide to custom tailored suits

The Buro guide to custom tailored suits

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You could have a body that makes Zac Efron look like Donald Trump but unless you're wearing a suit constructed especially for you, you haven't experienced the optimum fit yet, says David Smiedt

We know what you're thinking. You'll just keep it in your million dollar weekender next to the Ferrari and clingy Victoria's Secret model. We can't do anything about the last three examples, but we can guide you towards a bunch of online tailors that won't break the bank.


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From around $400, you can virtually create your own suit with customisations such as lapel shape, vents, lining, collar felts and monogramming. For a dollar they will send you a tape measure and the easy-to-follow video guide will help you get your dimensions just right. Six weeks later, a custom suit  is delivered to your doorstep.


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So many options here - across button styles, double or singlebreasted, collar and lapel edging, lapel shapes - and prices start at around $399. Definitely invest in the $25 'suit insurance' option, which covers $100 of alterations.

George & King

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This company marries the best of old school and online with by allowing you to customise the hell out of a design on your tablet and then have a fitting with a tailor who will come to your home or work. Or you can go to their studio in the Sydney CBD. Prices start at $699 and they are so confident in the results they offer a full money back guarantee.

Joe Button

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Again with the measuring tapes, but the process is well worth it for the bespoke result. You can get a pure wool suit here for $599, so it's a big tick for value. Better still, you also have the option to customise off-the-rack options if you don't want to commit to making something from scratch. The process takes around three to four weeks after placing your order and alterations are free if done in house or Joe Button will cover $50 worth of tweaks at your local tailor.

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