To get a suit made of high-quality material in Bangkok, expect to pay anywhere between 6,000 and 14,000 baht. Trousers can cost 2,000 baht and up, depending on the material, and shirts around 1,000 baht.
How much does a tailored suit cost in Thailand?
I estimate the cost of a well-made suit by a Thai tailor now (2013) at 8000-12000 baht, mainly dependent on the quality of the material and a bit on you ability to bargain. As for the bargaining: if you want to go too far, you will get less quality of work.
How much does a tailored suit cost?
The price of a custom suit can range from $800 to about $1,800, while bespoke suits start at $2,800 and go up to $4,800.
How much does it cost to manufacture suits?
Depends. In the US, it is going to be $5000+ from the top known tailors but there are probably tailors doing it for less but not many people are aware of them. In Canada, I know of 2 bespoke tailors who charge in the area of $2000. The few others (there are not many in Canada) will charge far higher than that.
Where can I get a free suit size?
Most tailors will do it for you for free especially if you tell them you plan to use them for any alterations later. Yeah, go to a fashion college… they’ll measure you up for free.
What is a reasonable price for a suit?
Once you’re wearing a suit regularly, they’re fine, for the first suit, basic is best. A solid price point for the first suit should be around $500, give or take a little. There are plenty of options around and below that amount, but avoid very inexpensive suits, as they are often poor quality and will look cheap.
How long does a bespoke suit take to make?
Overall, expect about 2-4 weeks total when the suit is made locally. For custom suits made overseas, the whole process can take up to 4-8 weeks total. Certain custom suit shops may also offer rush service for a fee.
Why are suits so expensive?
Cheaper wools repurpose old fibers, creating a coarser and less durable textile. The skill and method with which the suit is assembled impacts the cost. Construction by machine is cheaper and quicker, bringing the price down, while hand-sewing takes time and skill making the suit more expensive based simple on cost.
How many suits should I own?
With this in mind, our foundational recommendation is that every man should own a minimum of three suits: one each in navy, charcoal and black. This combination is appropriate for all occasions. Black is formal and the others are standard business colors that match a multitude of accessories.