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Gents’ Guide: 4 tailors/stores to suit your fancies in KL

  • By Jonathan Sim

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As the modern day gentlemen that we are, a well-fitted suit (or more) is a must in our wardrobe and while we all love our international designer labels, there’s also plenty to covet and dress in with our local Malaysian tailors/stores.

Here, we’ve compiled our pick of three local boutiques that you should visit for your next dapper tailored suit.

 

Lord’s Tailor

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Tailors to some of Malaysia’s most prolific names like Tun Dr Mahathir and Dato’ Lee Chong Wei, Lord’s Tailor is known for its meticulous finish and its subtle dash for a contemporary aesthetic. A family-owned brand started by Robert Loh, the brand’s creative direction is now helmed by his son, Kenny Loh – a celebrated dapper dan of Kuala Lumpur.

You can find them at 1st Floor, Bangsar Shopping Centre and 1st Floor, The Ampwalk.

 

Burlington Tailor

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With 60 years of experience under their sleeves, Burlington Tailor prides themselves not only in quality but also in quantity with their extensive book cloth collection consisting of over three thousand fabrics and linings for you to mix and match. From measurement to craft, you will be in the capable hands of their master tailor, Mr Wong.

You can find them at Level 1, Bangsar Shopping Centre.

 

Bespoke by Ian Chang

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With an eye for style, Ian Chang of Bespoked combines classic tailoring with contemporary fashion for the modern gentleman. And to complete your suit, you can also have your dress shoes custom-made over at Bespoked with plenty of colours, materials and detailing options to choose from for the ultimate personalisation.

You can find them at Ground Floor Promenade, 1 Utama Shopping Centre.

 

 

WJ & Co.

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And if you find yourself in need of an emergency suit, fear not, we’ve included a ready-to- wear option in our list: WJ & Co. A local classic menswear store that houses international artisanal brands, you can be assured that they have some of the best in their armoury – like Japanese tailored clothing brand, Ring Jacket and Australian tailoring house, P. Johnson.

You can find them at Level 1, Bangsar Shopping Centre.

 

Leaving you with these experts, we’re sure that you’ll turn some heads at your next formal event. So, suit up no matter where and when you are!

 

(Photos by respective brands)