LBB’s got a solid list of tailors for you, for all the times you need apparel that is custom made. You’re welcome.

Poonam Bindra, South Extension

Known for: Wedding and occasion wear, primarily. You can take a picture to her and she’ll create an almost-perfect imitation.

Where: Home studio at C-87, South Ex II

Material: Take your own material to her, although she’ll source on special request

Contact: +91 9811011585

#LBBTip: She’s on the steeper side price wise, but comes with the promise of value for money.

Vogue Jeans Tailors & Drapers, Mohan Singh Place

Known for: Denim tailoring in all silhouettes and sizes

Where: Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Outer Circle, Connaught Place {next to PVR Rivoli}

Material: They have plenty for you to choose from

Contact: 011 23744131, +91 9871050100

#LBBTip: The whole area of Mohan Singh Place is full of denim tailors; you could also check out Prince Perfect Jeans and Blue Fox Jeans. The tailors of this area are known for their flexibility and knowledge of a variety of silhouettes.

Dresswell Goel

Known for: Proficiency in Indian and western wear. They also have an understanding of out-of-the-box designs {all you have to do is show them a picture or make a rough sketch}.

Where: 130-M/1, Gautam Nagar

Material: They have very limited variety; it’s best to take your own material

Contact: +91 9212505257

#LBBTip: Their head tailor is supremely accommodating; they’ll give you as many fittings as you need so that you walk away satisfied. Turnaround time is minimal as well.

Rachna Gupta, Anand Lok

Known for: All kinds of Indian wear, but specifically suits and lehengas

Where: Home studio in Anand Lok

Material: Will source {and has swatches to show you as well}

Contact: +91 9891705454

#LBBTip: She’s super useful for tips and tricks about what cuts and styles will work best for you, so feel free to pick her brain.

Jassi Tailors, Jor Bagh

Known for: Everyday Indian wear and palazzos. Also, blouses in a variety of cuts

Where: Home studio in Jor Bagh

Material: They’ll source material for you {as long as you give specific instructions}; or you can take your own material for quicker turnaround time

Contact: +91 9891014226

#LBBTip: Their USP is their detailed stitching and variety of blouses {they also make them padded for an increased cost, if need be}.

Fash’ Enable, Shahpur Jat

Known for: Best imitations from pictures for both Indian and Western wear

Where: 39, G.F., Shahpur Jat {next to Asiad Village}

Material: Take your own material if you can; they’ll source for you but will take at least a week extra to deliver the finished product

Contact: +91 9811589970 or write to fashenable@gmail.com

#LBBTip: They can also dye material before they stitch it if needed. You can also keep a track on the progress over the phone or on Whatsapp. Find out more here.

Roshan Tailors, GK 1 M Block

Known for: Wedding wear: We’re talking pieces with heavy work and blouses

Where: M-25, Lower Ground Floor, GK1, M Block market

Material: You can take your own or they can source if you give them details

Contact: +91 9810261668

#LBBTip: They have a range of readymade pieces to browse {and buy} as well. Find out more here.

Amrapali Tailors, Lajpat Nagar

Known for: Indian wear of all kinds

Where: 26, Central Market, Lajpat Nagar

Material: They have a fabric section you can buy from

Contact: 011 41724235

#LBBTip: Slightly expensive, they have many years of experience under their belt. You could take a plain dupatta/kurta to them and they’ll provide ideas for embellishments, and dress it up for you.

Eve Tailors, GK1

Known for: Blouses and lehengas with the best fits

Where: M-57, Second Floor, GK1

Material: You can buy from their collection of materials or you can take your own

Contact: 011 46597408

#LBBTip: You probably won’t need to have multiple fittings; they usually nail the fit in the first round.

Simran Boutique, Gurgaon

Known for: Indian wear with a special focus on suits {salwar-kameez}

Where: Site A 102, Super Mart -1,DLF City Phase IV, Gurgaon

Material: Take your own

Contact: +91 9999155327

Rinku Masterji, Shahpur Jat

Known for: Proficient in both Indian wear {lehengas, blouses and kurtas} as well as western wear {dresses and gowns}

Where: Shahpur Jat {contact for directions}

Material: Take your own material

Contact: +91 9873635936

#LBBTip: He’ll be open to a lot of customisation.

Sanjay at Garg Brothers, Khan Market

Known for: Suits {for men}, shirts {for both} and everyday men’s clothes

Where: Tailors & Drapers, 66-B, Khan Market

Material: Take your own material {Delhi Cloth House also has material you can buy}

Contact: 011 24616685

#LBBTip: The turnaround time can be anywhere from a few days to 15 days {especially for a suit} so always clarify beforehand.

UM Moolchand Emporium, South Extension

Known for: Tailoring for both men and women and delivering excellent quality at economical prices

Where: G-9, South Ex I

Material: Take your own

Contact: 011 24641700

#LBBTip: They pay a lot of attention to the stitching and details that go on the piece that they’re tailoring for you.

Kaiser Josh, South Extension

Known for: Menswear- the fanciest suits, shirts and trousers

Where: E-24, South Ex II

Material: They have a wide selection for you to choose from, but you can also take your own

Contact: 011 46860860, 011 26262021, or write to kaiserjosh1@gmail.com

#LBBTip: They’re known for a high level of quality in both stitching and detailing.

Pritika, New Friends Colony

Known for: Indian wear–sarees and suits specifically. Also good at one-of-a-kind blouses.

Where: Home studio in New Friends Colony

Material: Take your own material {you can ask for recommendations beforehand}

Contact: +91 9990851111 {Smita, Pritika’s assistant}

#LBBTip: You won’t have to go for more than one fitting; they’re usually right the first time round. She’s also open to giving you advice and ideas when you’re not sure what you want.