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Men's Formalwear Directory

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Ralph Lauren

867 Madison Ave., at 72nd St. (various locations); 212-606-2100;

Ralph Lauren’s classic Purple Label tuxedo comes in luxurious wool ($3,995). Polo tuxedo styles are comparative bargains at $1,395.


222 Park Ave. S., at 18th St.; 212-777-7400;

This independent store carries suits ($495 to $1,895) and tuxedos ($595 to $1,795) by big-name menswear designers such as Canali and Hugo Boss. John Varvatos designs are especially popular with aisle-bound guys. Made-to-measure suits start at $895. (good value)

Saint Laurie Merchant Tailors

22 W. 32nd St., nr. Fifth Ave., fifth fl.; 646-663-5897;

It usually takes four to six weeks for this old-school tailor to hand-make a custom suit (from $1,895 to $2,695), but the shop can accommodate rush orders.

This company will send a rental to your door a week before your wedding. If it doesn’t fit, the site will credit alterations up to $15. Rentals are from $95, and add-ons like shirts, ties, and vests are available. (good value)

Thom Browne

100 Hudson St., nr. Franklin St.; 212-633-1197;

Browne is well known for his handmade garments and signature cropped pants. Customers can choose from his existing line (from $2,200) or have a suit made to measure.

Tom Ford

845 Madison Ave., nr. 70th St.; 212-359-0300;

The fashion set turns to Ford for the sexiest suits around. Of late, the coveted line features a selection of custom suiting, including made-to-measure suits starting at $10,000. Also available are shirts starting at $680 and footwear at $3,400.

Turnbull & Asser

50 E. 57th St., nr. Park Ave.; 212-752-5700;

This venerable British shirtmaker is famous for its bespoke shirts. It also carries single-breasted peaked-lapel tuxedos. Offerings include both ready-made (from $3,750) and made-to-measure (from $4,995). Allow seven to nine weeks for custom work.