Readymade isn't always the best, unless you're extremely lucky to get the perfect size and fit for yourself. But the hunt (mind you) is a long one. So if you're running short of time, and want someone to work on your dream outfit from start to finish, there are a few tailors in Mumbai that you can place your trust on. From designer copies and runway looks to casual daily wear outfits, these tailors in the city will help you turn those outfit dreams into reality.
A Stitch In Time: Our Guide To The Best Tailors In The City
Shabnam Ladies Tailor
Your friendly neighbourhood tailor is here. This tiny shop is a favourite among the Punjabi community in and around Andheri. They are known to stitch up beautiful suit pieces and blouses customized for you, in just a week's time. You can call them on .
Shell out: INR 500 onward
P.S: Ask around for Ahmed Master.
The wedding season is in full swing, and every occasion demands an attire that's as worthy. Love the blouse Deepika wore in Ram Leela? Hop over to his store, and get that exact same design! This store has been around for more than 27 years, and they deliver nothing but quality.
Shell Out: INR 2,100 onward for blouses; INR 3,500 onward for designer blouses
P.S: Wedding season is a busy time at Manish Jolly, make sure to put in your design well in advance.
This spacious and warmly lit store has designs ranging from vintage styles to the latest runway trends. They don’t just cater to various styles, they also have a wide variety of materials like woolen blends, linen, cotton and cashmere fabrics among others. Suit up guys, we just found you the go-to place for all your party needs!
Shell Out: INR 800 onward
Art Of Zari
Weddings bring along with them a whole bunch of wedding outfits that you cannot repeat and a whole bunch of bills. Art of Zari has a stunning fix to your budget problems. You can take your older, stitched outfit and get it embellished with gotas and patchwork, or get the embroidery done. You get an awesome look with the best budget, we promise.
Shell Out: INR 1,800 onward
On a short timeline to get that perfect outfit ready? No need to fret, the tailors at Khan boutique will get your design ready in a single day. That's right. One day! Next time you need something stitched for those last minute functions, you know where to head.
Shell Out: INR 1,200 onward
P.S: Head over to the store keeping all your materials and designs ready.
Their family-run business that has been around for half a century or more. The space might look all modest and the equipment might be all rustic, but their creations are the bomb! Right from Bollywood celebs to stylists and designers, people flock outside Parmar to get the best of dresses and anarkalis stitched.
Shell Out: INR 1,000 onward
P.S: The services are cheap, and if you visit the shop, make sure you have a design in your mind (a sketch of it would be much better)
Located in the bustling Hill Road in Bandra, this shop is where you should head to if you're looking for nothing less than a red-carpet look. When you’re aiming for nothing short of a red-carpet look. They're masters in making stunning gowns and dresses that you've always dreamt of wearing on your friend's wedding.
Shell Out: INR 2,000 onward
Bought yourself plain jeans and want some pretty customization on it? Trust Jeans King in Juhu with your pair. They also stitch jeans for you from scratch. Apart from this, they are also a pro at cutting out some fashionable skirts and tops.
Shell Out: INR 1,200 onward
P.S: They'll take orders for anarkalis and gowns too (on special request)