Tailor-made clothes are a speciality of the Hong Kong tourist trade, and wherever you go in Tsim Sha Tsui you’ll be accosted by Indian tailors offering this service. Sales pitches are hardcore and prices are relatively low, but not rock bottom; a man’s cashmere suit, with a couple of shirts and ties, will cost upwards of $1500, more likely twice this. Don’t commit yourself without knowing exactly what’s included. Expect at least two or three fittings over several days if you want a good result. You’ll need to pay about fifty percent of the price as a deposit.
Johnson & Co
44 Hankow Rd, Kowloon; map. Long-established business that was once a favourite of military and naval customers. Excellent jewellers too.
Linva Tailor
38 Cochrane St, Central; map. Well-established ladies’ tailor, popular with locals who want cheongsams for parties. They work a lot with embroidery.
Margaret Court Tailoress
8F, Winner Building, 27 D’Aguilar St, Lan Kwai Fong, Central; map. A solid reputation for good work and lots of local Western female clients, although it doesn’t come cheaply. A shirt costs around $500 plus fabric.
Pacific Custom Tailors
19 des Voeux Road, Central; map. Upmarket, elegantly tailored suits with prices to match.
Punjab House
5F, Suite C, Golden Crown Court, 66–70 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui punjabhouse.com.hk; map. Former favourite of the British Forces and Fire Fighters; good-quality male and female formal wear.
Sam’s Tailors
94 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui samstailor.biz; map. Probably the best-known tailor in Hong Kong, Sam is famous as much for his talent for self-publicity as for his clothes.

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