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Piccione

521 Madison Ave., 6th fl, New York, NY 10022 40.76001 -73.973958
nr. 54th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-421-2820 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Menswear

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Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 51st St.; E, M at Fifth Ave.-53rd St.

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Product Guide

Clothing

  • Menswear

Profile

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Italian-born Joseph Piccione apprenticed as a tailor for years in Rome before coming to New York at age 27 and opening his first shop in 1969. Now a rare master craftsman, Piccione exclusively makes custom-tailored suits using top-quality wools imported from England and Italy. His sixth-floor shop is warmed by wooden floors, a large desk, a russet Oriental rug, and a brown leather couch; cream-colored shelves hold pinstriped wools, navy cashmeres, and black cashmere-mink blends, and clients looking for just the right fabric can flip though books of swatches, as well. Finished jackets are displayed on modeling stands, and a few in progress, mapped with white thread, offer an insider’s view of the process. Piccione has a separate dressing room for measuring and fitting his customers, which mainly consist of a longtime, loyal following of businessmen seeking conservatively toned, three-button or double-breasted jackets, handmade and impeccably fit.

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