Sam's Tailor

Sam's Tailor

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94 Nathan Rd., Burlington Arcade Ground Floor, Hong Kong, , China

Loquacious Sam (whose real name is Manu Melwani) has suited up everyone from George Bush Senior to the late Luciano Pavarotti to David Bowie. An Indian-born, old-school bespoke tailor (who began his career in Hong Kong making uniforms for the British Army), he routinely does two or three fittings to get a customer’s suit just so. The time spent with him is a pleasure; besides offering up plenty of charming banter, Sam often serves up cold cans of beer. He’s super-quick, but if he doesn’t finish your suit in time for you to carry it home, he’ll send it to you via courier.

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