Didn’t find time to get yourself a saree blouse or an outfit stitched in time for Dusshera? Now is the time to get one stitched before Diwali comes knocking at your door. And now the next question is where does one find good tailor? Have you noticed, that even women who love to overshare for the most part turn mum when you ask them about a good tailor? Good tailors who know can sew up magic and give you custom-fitted clothes that fit perfectly are a rarity and we don’t blame you if you don’t want to share your favourite Master’s name. But we are not like that. We love to share and so, here, we give you a list of boutiques and neighbourhood tailors who do a stellar job of putting together salwar suits, blouses, dresses, and pants. You can thank us now!

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Chetan Tailors

Ajaz Ladies Tailor, Commercial Street

Known For: Blouses for every occasion – from simple cuts to ones with fancy bead, embroidery, and stone work {he’ll whip his iPad and show you all the designs you can choose from}. Also, their gorgeously put together lehengas. We once spotted one with made with different kinds of lace and we couldn’t take our eyes off it.

Material: Get your own, you can even source trinkets from the nearby Surya Emporium to jazz up your blouses.

#LBBTip: If there is an occasion that you need the blouse for, then make sure you give it to him at least 15 days ahead. And a couple of days before delivery, call him and let him know when you’ll be dropping by so that you can get your blouse in time.

Chetan Tailors, Commercial Street

Known For: His uncanny ability to copy designs, you’ll walk out with a designer blouse without shelling out a bomb.

Material: You will have to source your own.

#LBBTip: If you ask them nicely and bring an easy enough design, they’ll even stitch you a killer dress.

Myrah, Indiranagar

myrah in indiranagar to get tailor made outfit

Source: Myrah

Known For: A chic store, just off Indiranagar’s 100 Feet Road, Myrah offers customised clothing  {dresses, lehengas, top, and skirts} from India’s budding designers. You can drop by their store and bounce a few ideas around. They’ll then hook you up with a designer whose style matches yours. You can read all about it here.

Material: They’ll provide you with everything – right down to the last button.

#LBBTip: You can drop by for fittings and even alterations when you pick up something from here.

Find them on Facebook here.

Pisey Tailors, Commercial Street

Known For: In business since 1948, the hardworking tailors at Pisey are known to stitch up stellar ethnic wear. You can go to them for salwar suits, blouses, embroidery work, and saree falls.

Material: You can get your own but they also stock plenty of unstitched salwar and Anarkali sets that you can choose from.

#LBBTip: Their embroidery work is particularly elegant and can really lift a plain salwar kurta up.

She Temple, Jayanagar

Known For: Their ornate zari and embroidery work on sarees, blouses, and salwars. This is where you go if you want to bedazzle with your style.

Material: You’ll need to walk in with your own.

Broadway Tailors, Malleswaram

Known For: A small, nondescript shop in Malleswaram, Broadway prides itself in sewing up really special blouses for your wedding. Blouses with intricate work are their USP.

Material: From cotton to pure silk – you can bring them anything and they’ll make a spectacular blouse out of it.

Lovely Stitch Well, Commercial Street

Known For: Their budget-friendly stitching charges are sure to make your wallet happy. You can come here for your kurtas, salwar suits, and blouses.

Material: They don’t provide material but all you have to do is scour the shops on Ebrahim Street before you come here.

Tiara by Roshini Shah, Koramangala

tiara by roshini shah in koramangala for tailor made outfit

Source: Tiara By Roshini Shah

Known For: Launched in 2013, Tiara is helmed by Roshini Shah, who wants to transform the world into a more fashionable place, one stitch at a time. Their made-to-order range {they also have a readymade collection} includes everything from designer blouses to breezy dresses, tunics, and lehengas. They make adorable creations for little girls too.

Material: Just drop by and leave the rest up to them.

#LBBTip: They have a range of accessories that you can choose from to go with your look.

Find them on Facebook here.

Teens Shack

Known For: Need a pair of well-tailored formal pants? Don’t look beyond this busy tailor on Commercial Street.

Material: Only the tailoring is done here, you’ll have to bring your own fabric.

#LBBTip: Teens Shack specialises in tailoring men’s clothing and uniforms too.

The Attic Gray

the attic gray in koramangala for tailor made outfit

Source: The Attic Gray

Known For: Brides, a jaw-dropping trousseau can be found here. For the rest of us, there are dresses with classic and out-of-the-box silhouettes, jumpsuits, summer dresses, and skirts with bold prints.

Material: You can choose from their range of fabrics.

Lips Stitch, Koramangala

Known For: A legend in these parts, Lips Stitch is popular among its clientele for its well-crafted ethnic wear. Bridal trousseaus, salwar suits, kurtas, and churidars can all be customised here.

Material: You can bring your own or choose from their shelves.

#LBBTip: Brides, if you are looking to pretty up for your big day, they have a salon attached.

Kritique Boutique, Kalyan Nagar

kritique in kalyan nagr for tailor made outfit

Photo by Krithi Uthappa

Known For: They do, both, Indian and Western wear with equal aplomb. Their designs are modern and understated – nothing OTT here.

Material: They do stock a limited range of fabrics at their store but it’s best that you buy your own. If you are unsure of what will go best, you can ask and they’ll be happy to share a few recommendations.

#LBBTip: Go in with an open mind, Kriti Uthappa, the owner, will give you a lot of great recommendations and builds on the designs you have in mind.

Featured image via: The Attic Gray