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    Thought this might be good as a pin up, reference in the future just in case Extracted this from yesterday's Urban

    Mods, please remove this if found unsuitable
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    Cheongsam

    Lily Wee
    Blk 233, Serangoon Ave 3, 02-20. Tel: 96394147

    Each piece requires about 2 weeks to complete.
    Price: From $280-$500, depending on the fabric used.
    Famous clients: Fann Wong

    Lok's Tailor
    03-24, The Arcade, 11 Collyer Quay Tel: 6221 0376

    Featured recently in the Mediacorp infotainment series Roots Mania.
    Price: Between $600-$2000, depending on the fabric
    Famous clients: Prominent members of high society and also wives of politicians

    Yue Hwa Chinese Emporium
    70 Eu Tong Sen Rd Tel: 6538 4222

    Takes 2 weeks to complete.
    Price: Between $300 and $500, depending on the material, length and style of the cheongsam
    Famous clients: None


    Evening Gowns

    Francis Cheong - The Atelier
    01-09 Orchard Hotel Shopping Arcade Tel : 6734 9898

    Takes about 2 fittings and three weeks to complete
    Price: Between $1.5k to $10k or more, depending on the requirements and budgets
    Famous clients: Socialites like Celina Lin and also members of the Bruneian royal family

    Lai Chan
    02-10 Raffles Hotel Tel: 6338 4806

    Takes at least 3 fittings and between 3 days to 2 weeks for completion
    Price: From $1k to $8k
    Famous clients: HK entertainer, Lisa Wang and members of the Bruneian and Malaysian royalty. And Ivan Heng, in the return of the tai tai

    Saris

    Wrapture
    03-45 Paragon, 290 Orchard Rd Tel: 6738 6977

    Other than saris, the shop does cheongsams, evening gowns and pant suits.
    Price: $200-$2000 for sari
    Famous clients: Malaysia and Taiwanese singers

    Sarong Kebayas

    Amor Meus
    02-06 Esplanade Mall, 8 Raffles Ave Tel: 6336 6930
    Also include cheongsams, tea dresses, evening gowns and bridal wear. Owner is Francis Looi.
    Price: Kebaya starts from $400
    Famous clients: Mostly businesswoman, foreign diplomats and brides to be

    Stylemart
    149, Selegie Rd Tel: 6338 2073
    Also does alot of fusion, East meets West designs.
    Price: Starts from $500
    Famous clients: Royalty from Saudi Arabia and expats

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    For further ref, check out Urban, page 13 onwards, date May 5th 2005. They even have custom made bling bling, bags, shoes, etc!

  • #2
    For tailor made clothes, do we have to provide them the fabric?

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    • #3
      not necessary.. it actually depends.. cos if u got urself an ideal cloth u like den u can bring over and let them take a look.. if not, i think they might have a range of cloth to let u choose from.. it all depends on the tailor n shop.

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      • #4
        So the from price is the minimum price? Like if you only wanted a singlet made it would cost you 200 or whatever?

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        • #5
          im looking for a tailor for suits.. anyone to recommend? thanx..

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          • #6
            Hi Marshmallow

            I just tried MEN's TRADITION at Peninsula Shopping Centre with my fiance. The tailor - Daniel, is a friendly guy and helps us select material for his shirts. His shirts will be ready next Wed, let u know about Daniel's workmanship yah?


            Btw, anyone has recommendations for MTM evening gown for older ladies? Its for my mum

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            • #7
              I know of someone who does tailor made pants. You can either provide your favourite pants and they make the exact same one or you can show them a design and provide your measurement and they will make the same one.

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              • #8
                hi Princesy,

                Does this person tailor other stuffs like shirt dress or skirt or shirt? Is he/she good? Have u used him/her before??

                Tks!

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                • #9
                  Hi Ladies,

                  Anyone know where you can get tailored made work wear such as shirts, skirts and pants.

                  Best if they do have material as well.

                  TIA

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                  • #10
                    Went to this tailor at CenturyRoxy mall. Horrible workmanship! Alter lengths for pants or jeans still can make it. Make new clothings, forget it!

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                    • #11
                      Hi,
                      I am looking for a tailor that does suits, pants for ladies... any recommendation?

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                      • #12
                        i'm urgently looking for a good tailor to get an evening dress done for my bro's wedding... having trouble getting ready made dresses because they don't fit me well. any recommendation? TIA!

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                        • #13
                          Allicsirp,
                          Good tailors for evening gowns normally take around 1.5mths, to 2mths to complete their creation, depending on the amount of embellishments required. What's your budget? Basic gowns start from $300-400 for the average tailor. The better their skills, you can expect $700-900 for a basic gown. Cheapest and most efficient way is to do alterations to existing off-the-rack gowns. Results can be just as good, depending on workmanship, and if there's a need to patch up details like sequins, beads, you also have to give around 2-3 weeks for work completion.

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                          • #14
                            oh dear... looks like i'll have to look for another alternative. tailoring is way beyond my budget then. lol. thanks Ribbons.

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                            • #15
                              I managed to tailor for $140 (material inclusive) from a makeup artiste. She does evening gown (OTR) as well as tailor.

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