Bangkok is the shopping haven of Southeast Asia and is one of the most popular tourist destinations for Singaporeans, both men and women alike! Bangkok is the place to go for an affordable tailored suit but with more tailoring shops springing up in the city over the years, it has become tougher to spot the experienced tailors who offer high quality suits for the modern gentlemen.
To help you find the perfect suit and other made-to-order pieces, we’ve compiled the names of five tailors in Bangkok that you should visit:
1. Tailor On Ten
A Canadian-run tailor in Bangkok offering an unrivalled bespoke experience at reasonable prices, Tailor On Ten should be your go-to for suits.
This tailor uses some of the finest fabrics in the world, upholding its mission to create world-class suits that everyday men will be proud to wear. Great customer service is also something the shop takes pride in. Located at a traditional Thai house at Sukhumvit Road, there is comfortable amount of space for clients to browse through the vast selection of fabrics.
The in-house tailors draw patterns, cut, stitch and alter in front of the customers which goes to show how the store is in control of its production process. Its customers undergo two to three fittings to ensure a correct fit and measurements.
Average price: Shirts start from 2,200 THB. Suits start from 15,500 THB.
Average waiting time: To ensure a perfect fit, Tailor On Ten requires 4 full working days with 2 or 3 fittings to make a jacket or a suit.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, 9:30am to 7pm.
Address: 93 Sukhumvit Soi 8, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Thailand.
2. Crown Tailor
Small details matter at Crown Tailor. Choose from contrasting buttonholes, felts, elbow patches, monograms, cuffs and collars.
To get the perfect fit, Crown Tailor takes 25 body measurements and owns the production process to ensure quality of their products. The shop utilises the latest machinery to make the perfect tailored suits and shirts.
If you are not in Bangkok, you can still get a Crown Tailor suit. Its highly trained tailor visits Singapore, as well as Europe, North America and Australia all year round.
Average price: Starts from SGD$229 for 4 shirts. Starts from SGD$309 for a suit. (prices include postage and shipping to Singapore)
Average waiting time: 4 days
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, 10:30am to 8pm. Sunday is on an appointment basis.
Address: Shop 13 Sukhumvit Rd, Soi 8, Phra Khanong, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
3. Rajawongse Clothier
Rajawongse Clothier uses the finest English and Italian wool and wool-cashmere blends in wide array of colours, textures and weights.
Make suits for work and for play with their vast amount of fabrics, colours and trimmings available. The shop has been in the tailoring industry for over 30 years and you can spot on the wall which famous people they have dressed!
Average prices: Shirts start from 1,500 THB, while a suit starts from 12,000 THB.
Average waiting time: 1 week
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, 10:30 am to 8 pm
Address: 130 Sukhumvit Road, near Sukhumvit Soi 4 (next to the Landmark Hotel), Bangkok,Thailand.
DULY takes pride of the stunning and unique details of their suits. There are over ten types of lapels and 30 types of jacket buttons to choose from and their lining comes utilises natural materials like horsehair for durability.
DULY offers the ultimate level of customisation with 22 styles of collars, 10 styles of shirt cuffs and plenty of colours of threads and trimmings.
For Singaporeans who are unable to travel to Bangkok, you can also order your shirts online!
Average price: Prices start from 4,550 THB for a shirt.
Average waiting time: 1 week
Opening hours: Open daily, 10am to 7pm
Address: DULY Boutique, Siam Kempinski Hotel, 2nd Floor, Royal Wing, Bangkok, Thailand
5. Pinky Tailor
Pinky Tailor specialises in both menswear and ladies suits, offering tailor-made suits, tuxedos, uniforms, overcoats, shirts, skirts and dresses. Pinky Tailor has 3 floors of top quality fabrics, which gives its customers plenty of options to choose from.
Their fabrics include cotton, cotton polyester mix, wool, mix wool, Thai silk, linen, chiffon and many others. Pinky Tailor’s staff will guide you every step of the way from choosing the fabrics to getting the perfect the measurements.
Average price: Prices start from 8,000 THB for a suit.
Average waiting time: 2-5 working days
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, 10am to 7.30pm. Sunday is by appointment
Address: 888/40 Ploenchit Road Mahatun Plaza Arcade, Bangkok, Thailand
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