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Lord Willy's

223 Mott St., New York, NY 10012 40.72229 -73.995231
nr. Spring St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-680-8888 Send to Phone
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  • Reader Rating:

    7 out of 10

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    4 Reviews | Write a Review

  • Price Range: ($$$) High End
  • Products & Services: Cuff Links/Notions, Men's Formalwear, Men's Suits, Menswear, Ties
Photo by Jeremy Liebman

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Official Website

lordwillys.com

Hours

Tue-Sat, noon-7pm; Sun, noon-5pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at Spring St.; N, R at Prince St.; J, Z at Bowery

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Ties
  • Cuff Links/Notions

Clothing

  • Men's Suits
  • Men's Formalwear
  • Menswear

Special Features

  • Bespoke

Profile

Nobody likes a man who takes his clothes too seriously. Thank heavens, then, that the custom-made suits, shirts, and accessories at this small Nolita store owned by British expats Alex and Betty Wilcox come with a leavening dose of humor. The logo shows a besuited gentleman with an umbrella and without his pants, the boxer-short sizes range from “big Willy’s” to “massive Willy’s,” and the shirts come in bright, rakish colors. There is a small off-the-rack selection, but the custom suits, which use Savile Row fabrics like Holland & Sherry, Harrisons of Edinburgh, and the occasional vintage one, are the real draw—they’re a classic English sixties slim cut that you don’t have to be six-two to wear. “Look at Michael Caine in The Italian Job,” says Wilcox. “The suit at that point in history was perfect. It’s all downhill since then.”

Key Departments

Formalwear

Lord Willy’s designs signature shirts ($205) and suits in all-British fabrics (ready-to-wear from $2,600, bespoke from $3,800). Special deal: Order a made-to-measure wedding suit, and they’ll throw in a custom shirt, tie, and pocket square free.

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