The Lion City is known as one of the greatest cities in the world and as one of Asia’s leading financial, cultural and tourism capitals, that title is well deserved. While navigating the spotless streets of Singapore, there’s more than sumptuous food and iconic architecture to experience as the nation affectionately known as the Little Red Dot has a burgeoning fashion scene hot on the radar of the style savvy. With so many options to choose from, The Peak guides you to the best with four must-visit bespoke tailors in Singapore who will outfit you in their stunning east-meets-west Singaporean creations.
If a well-tailored suit is indeed the modern gentleman’s armour, then The Bespoke Club has you covered. Established by entrepreneur Johnny Manglani in September 2015, this retail concept aims to promote the benefits of bespoke without necessarily breaking the bank. Professional style consultants will be more than happy to help patrons learn all the finer details that go into the creation of a completely handmade outfit. The store also recently introduced a new lightweight ‘gravity suit’ that promises to keeps things cool without compromising on style.
Suntec City Mall Tower 1, North Atrium
Entrance, #01-484, 3 Temasek Boulevard,
Suntec | +65 6734 4167 | thebespokeclub.sg
Tucked away in a nondescript shop-lot, visitors on the hunt for Kevin Seah Bespoke will need to keep an eye out for the lone white rabbit sign, which is based on the founder’s birth year in the Chinese zodiac. Inside the stylish parlour of one of the best bespoke tailors in Singapore is an impressive stable of haberdashery set within a gentleman’s lounge-like ambience. Also on display are various vintage watches and unique leather shoes from renowned labels like Masaru Okuyama and Foster & Son. But what truly makes this truly a hidden gem would be the in-house Mason and Smith Shoe Shine Bar that specialises in ensuring that your most precious leather possessions will stand the test of time.
55B/C Boat Quay | +65 6532 2018 | kevinseah.com
When I first established this atelier about seven years ago, it was because I wanted to raise the level of bespoke tailoring in Singapore. Our services include made-to-measure as well as bespoke, which covers everything from the design of the cloth, button engraving and even customised print for the lining. – Kevin Seah, Director of The Kevin Seah Group
Since establishing her fashion brand in 2010, designer Priscilla Shunmugam’s superb attention to detail continues to wow her legion of fans from all corners of the globe, many of whom have been besotted by her one-of-a-kind creations ranging from architectural batik dresses to elaborate cheongsams with intricate beadwork – all of which are hand-made at Atelier Ong Shunmugam.
43 Jalan Merah Saga, 01-76, Singapore 278115
| +65 6252 2612 | ongshunmugam.com
While Kim Choo Kueh Chang is famously known for their authentic Nyonya kuih, the business established in 1945 has expanded beyond the humble rice dumplings to preserve and modernise Peranakan culture through fashion. Visitors to the boutique gallery at East Coast Road will find a bespoke Peranakan creation of their with fashion designer and boutique manager Raymond Wong who creates Nyonya Kebayas featuring complex latticework, floral detailing and even Swarovski crystals – all of which can be customised to suit your fancy. Visitors can even pick up an elegant pair of kasut manek or hand-made beaded shoes to complete their custom-made Nyonya Kebaya.
(Boutique Gallery) 111 East Coast Road,
Singapore 428801 | +65 6741 2125 | kimchoo.com