Bespoke Tailors for a One-of-a-Kind Wardrobe

For the ultimate in exclusive shopping, men are increasingly turning to bespoke couturiers for custom-fit suits, shirts, ties, and shoes. A sampling of our favorites:

Rubinacci, Naples
Renowned for light tailoring with minimum padding at the shoulders, suits from this Neapolitan tailor are characterized by their soft silhouettes. The bespoke service is now also available in private shops in London, New York, and Tokyo (

Timothy Everest, London
One of the leaders of the new bespoke movement, which challenges traditional styling, Everest brings a designer's eye to tailoring. He stresses individuality and boasts an enviable clientele ranging from British politicians to Hollywood stars (

William Fioravanti, New York
Hailing from a long line of Neapolitan tailors, Fioravanti is known for the sharp fit of his traditional power suit and the superior quality of his fabrics (

J. H. Cutler, Sydney
Providing discreet service in its elegant private rooms, this iconic Australian tailor has a reputation for pursuing the great traditions of soft tailoring as established on London's Savile Row (

Cesare Attolini, Naples
His suits have been described as "racy" for their suppressed waists, unusually high-notched lapels, and soft, natural shoulders. Their interior pockets are also mounted directly in the coat fabric, instead of the inner lining, making them more rip-resistant (

Drakes, London
A maker of bespoke ties, Drakes not only designs neckwear that combines a customer's preferred length, blade width, and interlining but can also advise on tie etiquette (