Tuxes and Suits
This family-operated business creates a custom pattern for each client and makes every suit by hand in Long Island City (from $1,300). They also make tuxes (from $1,200), sport coats (from $915), and trousers (from $350).nyctuxedos.com
Rent or buy all manner of formal attire in this store, which has everything from morning suits to classic black tuxedos. Designer brands in stock include Joseph Abboud and Calvin Klein. Retail suiting prices start at $595; rentals range from $110 to $185. (good value)
Beckenstein Bespoke257 W. 39th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-475-6666; beckenstein.com
This Garment District atelier offers a wide variety of textile choices, including cashmere and wool. Tailor Steven Tabak’s custom suiting starts at $1,850.
Bindle & Keep917-740-5002; bindleandkeep.com
These Brooklyn-based bespoke tailors come to your place for fittings, so you can rest assured they’ll be completely focused on the task at hand. Every suit is made to order, from the fabric to the stitching color and lining. From $695.
This rental company will send a tux or suit to your doorstep one week before your wedding. If it doesn't fit, you can have it altered and this site will pick up the tab. Rentals cost $95, and add-ons like shirts, vests, ties, cuff links, and shoes are available. (good value)
Bonobos35 Crosby St., nr. Broome St.; 212-343-4235; bonobos.com
This brand’s signature fit is between an American and European cutónot too baggy, not too slim. At this space, grooms can try on dress shirts ($98) and suits (from $685) before ordering the styles they like. (good value)brioni.com
This Italian brand is the last word in luxury suiting. Its narrow cuts make for flawless silhouettes. A tuxedo fashioned with the groom’s choice of fabric, lapels, and fit takes about six to eight weeks (from $8,500).brooklyn-tailors.com
Fashion-forward grooms seeking custom-tailored suits and shirts come to this independent men’s clothier, where garments are designed one at a time by Daniel Lewis and made by a small team of craftspeople. Bespoke two-piece suits start at $1,400. Dapper ready-to-wear duds are also available.brooksbrothers.com
This American classic offers a number of traditional styles of suits that can be personalized for the groom ($598 to $1,900). Tuxes run from $798 to $1,900. Alterations take up to a week. (good value)cesareattolini.com
This third-generation boutique offers both ready-to-wear and custom-made suiting for guys who want to look just so. Grooms can pick from over 8,000 different fabrics and hundreds of colors. Each suit is tailored in Italy and takes six to eight weeks to complete. Ready-to-wear suits start at $5,900.ctshirts.com
The classic Jermyn Street shirtmaker carries oxfords (from $450) and dress shirts (from $139) in almost every shade imaginable. Lively ties abound (from $49 to $85); jackets start at $650.(good value)dinobaldini.com
Customers rely on Baldini’s expert salespeople to help them create the perfect look. Its specialty is made-to-measure suits designed by one of two in-house tailors then custom-made in Italy. Prices upon request.