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The Best Bespoke Tailors in Toronto

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / February 16, 2015

bespoke suits torontoThe best bespoke tailors in Toronto know that clothes really do make the man. Though fabulous off-the-rack or made-to-measure options are readily available here in Toronto, there's a finesse of fit and detail that only comes from bespoke. With an infinite number of fabric and design choices before you, you're sure to stroll back out of the tailor's shop (or, in the case of local mobile tailor Gents & Blokes, out of your own place) looking your finest.

Here are the best bespoke tailors in Toronto.

See also:

The Best Place to Buy a Suit in Toronto
The Best Menswear Stores in Toronto
The Best Tailors In Toronto
The top 10 stores for women's suits in Toronto

Garrison Bespoke

Garrison Bespoke

Publicity-grabbing feats of tailoring like bulletproof jackets and stretchy, performance-oriented suits for TFC aside, this little shop off Wellington does some of the city's finest tailoring, assessing the personality and lifestyle of each customer to create the right look for them. More »

Trend Custom Tailors

Trend Custom Tailors

At this ivy-coated Gerrard and Sherbourne shop, the cutters and sewers all work out of the shop, which lends a collegial, welcoming vibe to your shopping and fitting experience. Staff say their clientele tends to lean toward more understated, subdued styles - flashy Bay Streeters need not apply. More »

Harry Rosen (Bloor)

Harry Rosen (Bloor)

You know Harry's as the home of high-end menswear - but they'll also build you a luxurious wardrobe staple from scratch (using fabrics from Zegna, Holland & Sherry, and more). Their master tailor, Nello Sansone, has over 40 years in the business under his belt. If you've got $100,000 to burn, they can even add details like fabric woven with your initials. More »

Holt Renfrew Men

Holt Renfrew Men

When Holt's spun off their menswear offerings into a new store last year, centenarian Toronto tailors Walter Beauchamp came along for the ride, moving into a little glass-walled studio on the top floor. Their loyal clients have followed them north to the Mink Mile, drawn by their graceful cuts and subtle styling. More »

Espinosa Master Tailor

Espinosa Master Tailor

Tailor Ricardo Espinosa previously piled his trade making bespoke suits at Stavros and Harry Rosen. Now, he and son Richard preside over their own shop in a Yorkville plaza, where the service is friendly and attentive, whether you're splashing out on a bespoke suit or just getting that Zara blazer altered. More »

Philip Sparks

Philip Sparks

Toronto designer Sparks abandoned his womenswear line last fall - all the more time to focus on his menswear offerings, which hearken back to the dapper tweediness of decades gone by. Stunning fabrics are a draw to the Ossington shop - as is the designer himself, an easygoing guy who you'd be happy to spend a few fitting sessions with. More »

Isaac Ely

Isaac Ely

Located near Finch and Dufferin (on, brilliantly, Champagne Drive), the enthusiastic Ely caters to well-heeled north-end patrons. Though the price tag is fairly high ($3,000 and up), there's no design or style he can't take on - and if you're super busy, this wardrobe doctor makes house calls for fittings. More »

London Bespoke Club

London Bespoke Club

Hidden inside an office building at Richmond and Bay is this newer outfit. Though they cater to all ages, they dispatch with the stuffy vibe of many tailoring shops - they even offer a "bespoke suit virtual reality display system" that lets customers visualize their new suit down to the buttonhole stitching. (Impressively, their suiting starts at just $895.) More »

Marlon Durrant

Marlon Durrant

At Durrant's ultra-chill, Rat Pack-worthy studio on Church (think lots of jazz, whiskey and leather-wrapped furniture), bespoke shirting is the main event, with over 20 measurements taken for a single piece. But he'll also whip up a whole suit using the same careful eye. His signature? A red fourth buttonhole. More »



memm / February 16, 2015 at 05:41 pm
It's nice having an article about thousand dollar custom made suits right above one about spreading awareness of homelessness in the cold.

Toronto is great.
Wrenkin / February 16, 2015 at 05:55 pm
You're unlikely to be able to afford a bespoke suit if the budget is only $1k.
Bobby / February 16, 2015 at 06:39 pm
I was under the assumption that a custom suit was 2K-3K. I took a day and visited three suits places. Off the rack, retail and custom.

Do yourselves a favour, visit You will be amazed at the quality, price and the service. I bought a suit for my wedding and have since gone back for custom shirts for work. Turn around time is 2-4 weeks depending on what you are buying. Again, I was pleasantly shocked at the price points.
stackson jones / February 16, 2015 at 07:30 pm
I got married last year and bought my first suit ever for the occasion. Had it tailor made at Sydney's on Queen St W. and it was and is spectacular. Got many a compliment on the suit that day; just hope I get a reason to wear it again soon.

Fine Italian wool and amazing service and tailoring for $1350. Go Sydney's!
Sydney's replying to a comment from stackson jones / February 16, 2015 at 08:10 pm

Just to clarify, there is no way it was bespoke. What you likely bought was a made to measure suit. That is very different. While still better than off the rack, made to measure is not nearly as custom as a bespoke suit.
BO_TO / February 16, 2015 at 09:07 pm
so much crap compared to what you can buy in Europe for that price...over sized and the style of 5 years back in time...
BO_TO / February 16, 2015 at 09:09 pm
Especially the noir black label, who wears shirts like that anymore?? Is that the best you can post on your site?
I_H_NY_TO / February 16, 2015 at 09:45 pm
I personally recommend this place. Hands down, best prices in town.
Mike / February 16, 2015 at 10:10 pm
I made a suit at Quattro clothiers at Manulife center, worst experience and the worst suit I've ever made. Will never go back, so overpriced and horrible service.
Rishon / February 17, 2015 at 12:00 am
I just got my custom suit from Sam's Menswear.
Such care and devotion to every detail of the suit and I paid well under a $1000 for a S110.

Worth your time.
Mike C replying to a comment from Rishon / February 17, 2015 at 12:08 am
What's a kosher suit? I think I found them on facebook
Wes / February 17, 2015 at 08:42 am
If you buy one of these do you have to go around telling everyone it's bespoke? Or will everyone just know?

Also For my winter coat, should I leave the 100% wool tag on the outside of the sleeve/arm or take it off?
P Sways / February 17, 2015 at 09:31 am
No one has mentioned señor Francesco. Is his work too pre-industrial for this post or has he been written off for some other reason. In my search for a tailor shop to work for, his creations are the finest and truest works of art that I have ever seen in Canada. That's just me though.
To Wes / February 17, 2015 at 09:37 am
I think that they should put shoulder patches on bespoke suits with something like: Canada Beaver Bespoke Expedition. Then people will not have to worry about how to brag when they wear their bespoke suit.
Dr. Mantis replying to a comment from Bobby / February 17, 2015 at 10:59 am
those shirts are some straight up guido club rat trash.
gabe / February 17, 2015 at 03:04 pm
Dear Author and Readers,

Do any of these stores make suits for women? If not, are there any in Toronto? I have not had luck finding such a shop. Thank you.
dr.montalban / February 17, 2015 at 04:13 pm
I’m glad to see the London Bespoke Club on here! Got my last suit from there and I absolutely love it. The whole experience was different. These guys really take interest in you and take pride in their work. I could customize EVERYTHING about my suit and they were great at pairing colours and shirts for my suit. Would definitely recommend these guys.
Brent replying to a comment from Bobby / February 17, 2015 at 04:23 pm
Wow, those Noir Label suits are terrible. So many problems.
Vivek. S / February 17, 2015 at 07:56 pm
Funny you say that dr.montalban. I actually went to London Bespoke Club and had quite the opposite experience. I felt as if they were just sales guys and not tailors. I've had a suit made at Trend Custom Tailors and even though I spent an arm and a leg, the head tailor showed me every step of the process. I wasn't kept in the dark about anything and the suit fit how I expected a bespoke suit to fit.

London Bespoke Club definitely do not sell bespoke suits. I'd consider them more Made to Measure. The suit I purchased didn't fit too well and is now my beater-upper suit lol.
Vivek. S replying to a comment from dr.montalban / February 17, 2015 at 07:57 pm
Funny you say that dr.montalban. I actually went to London Bespoke Club and had quite the opposite experience. I felt as if they were just sales guys and not tailors.

London Bespoke Club definitely do not sell bespoke suits. I'd consider them more Made to Measure. The suit I purchased didn't fit too well and is now my beater-upper suit lol.

I've had a suit made at Trend Custom Tailors and even though I spent an arm and a leg, the head tailor showed me every step of the process. I wasn't kept in the dark about anything and the suit fit how I expected a bespoke suit to fit.
nv / February 17, 2015 at 09:48 pm
How come THE COOP on Yonge St, is not on the list. One of the best in town. Even Don Cherry has his suits made there.
stackson jones replying to a comment from Sydney's / February 18, 2015 at 07:32 am
Thanks, I did not know that.
John Ferrigamo / February 18, 2015 at 12:29 pm
Davud replying to a comment from memm / February 18, 2015 at 12:38 pm
alway great to see someone use an issue as a soapbox to shout out something that has no relevance to that issue.
Sarah / February 18, 2015 at 12:59 pm
I'm surprised Masciangelo Design (Yorkville) isn't on this list either, especially because they are one of the few bespoke tailors in Toronto that caters to women as well as men.
Sarah / February 18, 2015 at 01:01 pm
Check them out:
Sarah replying to a comment from gabe / February 18, 2015 at 01:09 pm
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Rezco / February 28, 2015 at 01:24 pm
I think the most suitable person in Toronto is VIP Tailors. It is owned by Habib, who knows what he is doing. Every time I've been there with my husband he makes us feel comfortable, by adhering to our dress and suit needs.
Mike / March 3, 2015 at 11:19 pm
Most of the tailors mentioned in the above lists, if not all, are in no way bespoke Tailors! Bespoke is when a tailor drafts up an individual pattern and creates a unique garment, with basted Try-ons, that is solely made for the individual! The best that these order takers do is just simple check off boxes on a form created by some factory overseas. That's not Bespoke! It isn't even Made-to-measure! It is called a Stock Single and what happens is a factory gets a detailed filled out order form and plugs in the fabric and manufactured the suit complete for delivery to the store or sales guy who tries to fit it with alterations at the time of pick-up. This is not even close to what is Bespoke, or Custom Made. BlogTo and its writers do not have a clue! Please! Get your asses out of your cubicles and do some real investigative reporting if you truly want to know who is best in this Hog Town of Toronto. Best a Bespoke indeed!
Glen replying to a comment from Mike / March 3, 2015 at 11:28 pm
Well said Mike! The only chap I know who does a true bespoke suit with pattern and basted try on is the Bespokeman at Le Firme. He is the best on this continent!
Shaun / March 28, 2015 at 08:43 pm
I agree about the comments regarding Maschiangelo Design Inc. I recently ordered a suit and shirts for my wedding. Not only did the look of the suit receive high praise but the quality was commented on as well. The level of service I received from them through the process was top notch. They came to my office for fittings, provided great advice and had the perfect accessories to highlight my suit. I have nothing but high praise for this company.
Josh W / April 20, 2015 at 10:18 pm
Empire Customs - hands down the best.
Rick S. / April 23, 2015 at 11:36 am
Lou Myles has been making suits for the biggest players in North America for 60 years
Park Daler / April 27, 2015 at 11:41 pm
Trend Custom Tailors is fantastic..100% recommend
Steven / May 19, 2015 at 12:08 pm
I recognize this is late but just stumbled upon this entry. I just got a made to measure jacket from the guy at Thomas Henry ( Fit is perfect and fabric is great.
Blue / May 19, 2015 at 02:12 pm
Honestly, every year this list is the exact same.. Yet there are so many other bespoke suit companies in Toronto that provide much better value and quality fabric than the usual suspects.

Another guy already mentioned, but Empire Customs is by far the best place to get suited up without breaking the bank.

Having visited and purchased suits from 3 vendors off your list, I can safely say that they don't even come close to matching the value and service of Empire. Take a look for yourself...

Also, just as surprised that Masciangelo Design isn't on this list... It's like you guys aren't even in touch with what's actually out there!

I vote for a better, more accurate list of the cities best.
John D. / May 21, 2015 at 04:12 pm
Trend Custom Tailors abuses its employees. They get a lot of traffic from BlogTO articles, so let it be known that their employees work with no heat in the winter and no AC in the summer for far less than minimum wage. Their suits are beautiful but extremely rushed, and seldom worth the cost, and you may spend months fighting them to get your goods on time for your event. They won't get another penny out of me.
Daniel / May 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm
Nice to see my new tailor get mentioned. i went to London Bespoke Club to get a smoking deal on a tailor made suit. The Unal was really helpful, he explained everything about getting s suit made. His partner joked around and didn't seem too serious, kinda silly really. I was impressed with Kunal, he appositives about his partner. He really gave me a great deal as long as I paid in cash and I agreed. They do well especially when people were giving them all kinds of cash for deals.. I saved a ton of money and he waived the tax even. I had to do it. Well! In 4 weeks I got an amazing suit and saved s bundle . I am still wearing it and it looks good. Fit is great! Love it and I will go back to buy more. Hopefully his partner will be s little more serious about his job! Bring Cash for the best deal!
Gerry replying to a comment from Daniel / June 2, 2015 at 04:07 pm
Sorry Daniel I had the opposite experience with this London Bespoke Club. They really are not qualified to be doing what they are doing. My sport coat was a mess! The way they hustle for you to pay in cash is criminal. They must be off the grid or something! I think you can spend your money elsewhere and get a better product. I do agree with that other guy , Steven does not know anything about what he is doing. The Kunal is unfortunately a sales guy who sells anything that puts cash in his pocket. They won't even return the mess they caused. So I just gave it to the Goodwill. AVIOD AT ALL COSTS!
Adeel / June 20, 2015 at 06:45 pm
Anyone have any experience with garrison?

top of the list and also saw the toronto star article...thinking of going there...looking for comments on them similar to what has been discussed already above
Mark / July 5, 2015 at 12:41 am
Hi Everyone,

I just purchased a few bespoke suits from, there is no other way to describe them as perfect and fabulous.

The service was outstanding, the quality and fit is far superior than previous companies I've used. All this and I still paid less and also received my order in under 3 weeks.

For all women out there, they also do ladies suits.
stiffed by Elliot Falovitch / October 3, 2015 at 07:46 am
Beware of P. Elliot Custom Clothiers (Elliot Falovitch)! I ordered a suit from Elliot, and it showed up with huge puckers across the shoulders that wouldn't even be acceptable in an off-the-rack suit. Elliot acknowledged the problem and promised a replacement, but he never delivered and refuses to even return my messages. That was 5 months ago, and it now looks like Elliot never intended to deliver.

Takeaway: Unless you have cash to burn, working with Elliot Falovitch is way too risky. Stick with Indochino. At least they will give you a refund if you aren't happy, and you always know where to find them.
Daniel / October 23, 2015 at 10:05 am
After many years of trying other companies and not being satisfied, Made2Measure did it right. The service, fit, quality and especially price far exceeded our expectations. Our firm, both men and women, are now using them, many have replaced their wardrobe.

Two thumbs up for!
Mike / October 23, 2015 at 12:35 pm
Hey all.. this company is making a push into the industry as a new venture. They have worked as consultants with some of the mentioned companies in this post..

highly recommend for quality and price points. 100 shirt fabrics and 50+ quality s130 s150 suiting fabrics.
Tevia / December 12, 2015 at 08:04 pm
I'm surprised John isn't on this list. I was just in his store and he seems to be smaller-but super trendy! His stuff ranges for all audiences from young to old and classy to hipster. Check it out
Harpreet / December 20, 2015 at 08:01 pm
Harpreet / December 20, 2015 at 08:33 pm
I dont normally do this. But I too had a terrible experience with the so called London Bespoke Club inc. I decided to give them a try so I went to their shop 3 months back. These guys are merely salesmen, and not great ones at that. I have bought many suits so I know what to look for. They try to butter you up with a drink and some fancy ways of showing you fabrics. But when it comes down to the product and actually knowing about it. They have no clue. You guys are right about both of them men. The Steven guy just jokes around with zero respect for client and the Unal guy simply has no class and idea what he is doing. I even asked to pay cash to save some money, knowing you guy got a deal. I was denied even though it was offered to a friend of mine. I was promised my suit in 4 weeks. Didnt get it and one word replies when I ask about it. Finally get it at 7 weeks, and the measure is all wrong, and the fabric of the jacket doesnt even match the pants. They put in a cheaper fabric (super 120) and charged me for something more expensive (super 140). Not to mention the shirt I got tore near my armpit by just trying it on at home. Sent it back, and still waiting. It has been 3 months and still no suit. And no they dont even answer my emails. These guys are collage drop outs who have no education or idea how the business works. Just looking to sell you anything and take your money. And notice how all their rating are 5stars and rated by themselves or their friends. Coincidence? Dont think so. You have been warned! I give this place 2 years before it goes belly up. This has shaddy written all over it. STAY AWAY!

Harpreet Singh
30 years young, 6 years experience with tailored Suits
Associate at RBC Capital Markets
Toronto Canada
Paid $1200 for a super 140.
Was given a super 120 with wrong measurements. Gave it back
3 months and counting. Still waiting.
Plan to give it to the first homeless man I see outside their shop.
Roland replying to a comment from Harpreet / December 21, 2015 at 06:40 pm
Agreed with the top post. London bespoke club was a lack luster experience and will never shop there again. Con-artists, over priced, and "know it all" type of attitude. Go to Garrisons or Phillip Sparks if you want to dress like a man. Go to these guys if you want to dress like a 20 something kid.
Keith J. / December 30, 2015 at 12:05 pm
All I can say is: some people will go to great lengths to slander other companies for the purposes of shameless self-promotion. I had the privilege of getting a suit from London Bespoke and it was great. Fit right. Fit well. And they were very personable about everything too.
Jordan replying to a comment from Harpreet / January 2, 2016 at 11:47 am

I had a near identical problem with London Bespoke Club. Do you have proof they switched the fabric on you? I'm asking because I suspected the same.

Did yours also have a made in China sticker sewn into it?
Harpreet replying to a comment from Jordan / January 4, 2016 at 07:14 am
Hello Jordan,

No I don't have proof, I could not afford their Toronto made stuff and went with entry level since they did not take cash. Anyways I went to My King and Bay Taylor and it was great. Suit was made in India. GO PUNJAB!!

Harpreet Singh
Carson / January 17, 2016 at 10:57 pm
It was this article that made me consider London Bespoke Club for some tailoring. Across the three fittings, it was honestly the worst experience. Almost laughable. Nothing was on time and the product always had a mistake in it. BlogTo - you should consider updating this suggestion - you're sending people to an awful tailor.
Dan replying to a comment from Carson / January 27, 2016 at 02:02 pm

I have ordered three suits from the London Bespoke Club - all of which were picked up around 2 months ago - and I can honestly say that I am very satisfied with the end product. I purchased in the entry level range ($1000-1200 per suit) and I am very satisfied. I went in for the first fitting - jacket fit perfectly, while the pants needed to be taken out slightly. In the end, they turned out great. To be honest, I am struggling to find any negatives, let alone some of the issues that have been mentioned here. I knew what I was getting into - at the price point I was looking at, they communicated very early on that it was entry level and that I would not be getting fabrics from premium names (i.e. Marzoni, Barberis, Scabal) nor would it be a basted fitting. All in all, they delivered on their promise. Great fitting suit at a reasonable price point. Out of curiosity, has any one purchased a higher end bespoke suit from London Bespoke that entailed a basted fitting? Would be interested in hearing.

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