How long does it take to have a custom made suit made in Hong Kong?

How long does it take to have a custom made suit made in Hong Kong?

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How long does it take to have a custom made suit made in Hong Kong?

When it comes to custom made suits, Hong Kong is a destination that is renowned for skilled tailors and high-quality craftsmanship. However, one question that many people have when considering getting a bespoke suit  in Hong Kong is how long it takes to have one made. The answer to this question may vary depending on the tailor and the complexity of the garment, but in general, it takes us about 3-4 weeks to complete a bespoke suit in Hong Kong.

However, in some cases, the production time can be expedited to as little as 1 week. This usually depends on the workload of the tailor and their availability, as well as the requested features of the garments. It’s best to communicate your specific needs and timeline with the tailor beforehand to ensure they can accommodate your request. Keep in mind that while expedited production can be arranged, it may come at an additional cost and may also potentially compromise the quality of the finished product.

The Process of creating a custom-made suit Step 1: Measurements

The process of creating a custom made suit is a time-consuming one that involves several stages, including taking measurements, selecting fabrics and style, and multiple fittings. The first step in the process is to meet with a tailor, either in person or via online virtual consultation, and have your measurements taken. This is a crucial step as it ensures that the final product will fit you perfectly. A good tailor will take multiple measurements to ensure that the suit will fit you comfortably and look great on your body.

Step 2: Selecting fabrics

Once your measurements have been taken, it’s time to select the fabrics and style for your suit. This is where the fashion consultant will show you a range of fabrics, including different types of wool, linen, and cotton. You will also have the opportunity to choose the style of your suit, such as single or double-breasted, and the details, such as the lapel, buttons, and pockets. We will also advise you on the best fabrics and style to suit your body shape, lifestyle, and budget.

Step 3: Production

After the fabrics and style have been selected, the suit goes into “production” where the tailor will begin cutting and sewing your suit. This is a highly skilled process that requires a great deal of expertise and attention to detail. The tailor will work with the fabrics you selected to create a pattern that will fit you perfectly, and then cut and sew the suit by hand. 

Step 4: Fittings

Once the suit has been cut and sewn, it will then go through a series of fittings. The first fitting is a “basted fitting” where the tailor will check the fit of the suit and make any necessary adjustments. The second fitting is the “forward fitting” where the tailor will make any final adjustments to the suit before it is finished. And the final fitting is the “finish fitting” where the tailor will make any final adjustments and ensure that the suit is ready to be worn.

How to get a bespoke suit sooner - about "express tailor service"

In some cases the garments are done sooner since some tailors tend to cut corners to complete a suit in less time. This is often done to save time and money, but it can result in a suit that does not fit as well or is of lower quality. These tailors may also use cheaper fabrics or take fewer measurements, which lowers the cost but can result in a suit that is not as comfortable or as stylish as it could be. It’s also important to note that the shorter the time frame, the less fittings you will have and the less chance you will have to make adjustments to the suit.

If you are considering a bespoke suit, it’s important to choose a reputable tailor who will take the time to ensure that the suit is cut and sewn to the highest standards possible.

At Rocky’s Fashions, we’ve been creating the highest quality custom garments since 1975 and have been servicing customers from all over the globe since we deliver final products to anywhere in the world. Once the suit is completed we package it carefully and ship it to your desired location. This allows you to have a high quality tailor-made suit without the need of travelling to Hong Kong.

Once the measurements have been taken, our tailor will keep them on file and you can have multiple suits made with the same measurements, even if you are not in Hong Kong. 

It is important to keep in mind that for the first suit, it is recommended to have a few fittings to ensure the perfect fit, but for the next suits you can rely on the measurements and the tailor’s expertise. This way you can ensure you always have a suit that fits you perfectly and that you can wear on any occasion.

If you are looking for a bespoke suit, shirts or other garments and are planning a trip to Hong Kong, schedule a visit to our shop in Tsim Sha Tsui or get in touch with us virtually at

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