Download PDF The city's best custom clothiers take fashion off the rack. by Lisa Skolnik

The Goods: Anything stitched for men, but they're especially noted for made-from-scratch suits.

Known for: An exceptional selection of styles and fabrics, and new-school service that walks you through every part of the process, explaining fabrication and tailoring options over cocktails.

Clients: Everyone from sports stars to CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.

Costs: Prices start at $105 for shirts, $795 for suits, and $595 for sports coats.

Favorite Piece: They love to do tuxedos.

What We Didn't Know: Custom, full-service coddling doesn't have to be inimidating or unaffordable.

Muse: Men who take pride in the way they look.