James Thomas

Known for: Sophisticated urban clothes with an almost thirties-style drop waist. He's great for lean silhouettes and generous lengths.

What to buy: Thomas's draped tuxedo is the ultimate in louche chic (tuxedo jacket, $800, and pants, $520).

Where to buy it: Private Order at Greg Mills, Ltd., 212-391-0050.

Pictured: Belted decolleté shirt dress ($570)
Photograph by Firstview.com.