What with the city’s inherent love for fashion, tailoring today has become an art with designer boutiques thriving in the posh and lesser known areas of Delhi! The tailoring industry is becoming larger by the day and if you’re in town looking to get your finest piece of clothing stitched, head to the following places.
Vaish at Rivoli is one place in CP which has been tailoring the most exquisite suits for men since the 1940’s. They follow classic methods of hand tailoring and canvas construction, which make each suit look like a piece of art. They also handpick the finest quality fabrics, be it wool, linen, cashmere, cotton or silk, from famous cloth mills all over the world. Also there is Iqbal Bros & Vedi Tailors that deal with all sorts of tailoring!
Vaish at Rivoli | 25, Regal Building, CP
Iqbal Bros | Marina Arcade, Middle Circle, Block G, CP
Vedi Tailors | M-60, Block M, CP
Has it ever happened that you try fifteen pairs of jeans and none seem to fit well? Delhi, as usual, has a solution! Mohan Singh Market, near Connaught Place is a small complex where you can buy all kinds of denim, and get your jeans fitted to perfection. Some places to check out are Good Fit Jeans Tailors & Drapers, Amar Tailors & Prince Perfect Jeans etc. Out of the innumerable shops in this market, roughly 90 percent are tailors and drapers, giving you ample variety to choose from!
Good Fit Jeans Tailors & Drapers | Shop-112, Mohan Singh Palace
Amar Tailors | 92, Mohan Singh Place
Prince Perfect Jeans | 66, Mohan Singh Place
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Once here anybody would be able to tell you exactly where Grover Tailors is located - it’s that popular. With customers from all over the world visiting it for almost four decades now and personalities such as Clinton & Bush besides many ambassadors and diplomats, anything you get stitched from Grovers is nothing less than perfect; we can vouch for that!
Grover Tailors | 47A, Khan Market
A booming addition to Delhi’s tailoring unit is this little market of designer boutiques, ideal for all kinds of wedding and formal wear. SPJ houses various places where you can find a tailor and some names that come to mind are Darzi Boutique, Libas Tailors and India Tailors & Drapers etc. Explore the bylanes and you’re likely find what you’re looking for.
Tailor Up | 24A, DDA, Near Slice of Italy, Shahpur Jat
Darzi Boutique | 5 L, Shahpur Jat
Libas Tailors | 331 A, Shahpur Jat
India Tailors & Drapers | 211, Shahpur Jat
The fabric buying and stitching industry thrives in Lajpat Nagar. Lace, crochet, linen, silk, net, there isn’t a single fabric you won’t get here! You can also find all kinds of ladies Indian Wear tailored at the most fantastic prices! Custom Tailoring, Iqbal Bros (for men) and Mukesh Tailors & Drapers among others, are great places to buy fabric and get them stitched as per taste.
Custom Tailoring | Shop No. L31/32, Block L, Lajpat Nagar II
Iqbal Bros | C-55, Lajpat Nagar-II, Near Axis Bank, Lajpat Nagar II
Mukesh Tailors & Drapers | I-31, Lajpat Nagar II
This little market, again in CP on Baba Kharak Singh Marg has a reputation of being the perfect place for fabric hunting, tailoring and you can also throw in some time for hogging on delicious street food. When here you can rely on Mehfooz Tailors, Lal Ji Tailors and Roy Exclusives.
Mehfooz Tailors | 42, Shanker Market
Lal Ji Tailors | 95, Shankar Market
Roy Exclusives | 90, Shankar Market
Have a wedding to attend? Need a blouse with a saree and don’t have the time to get it tailored? Eves Tailors is the place to head straight to. With the finest cuts, the low line necks and backs and gorgeous sequins, stone or embroidery work, Eves has brought sexy back! They also do beautiful ready-made blouses! Also for alterations and general tailoring there is Guys & Dolls, a modest shop for both men and women (closed on Tuesdays).
Eves Tailors | M-24A, Main Market, M Block, GK I
Guys & Dolls | Shop No. 27, Ground Floor, M Block Market, GK I
Our city, in this way, gives you the most vibrant variety of tailors, cloth and fashion! Dilliwala’s swear by their regulars making sure that the art of tailoring will go on forever.