D.C. has been accused of not being fashionably adventurous, being too safe and boring. With all the important businesses in the city, it’s hard to go too far out with your wardrobe, but D.C. residents definitely still try to stand out when they can. From patterned suit jackets and ties, to pocket squares and socks, you’ll find suits that stand out without being unprofessional. Try these places the next time you’re looking to get a suit tailored.
Field English Custom Tailors
2134 Wisconsin Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-2222
fieldtailors.com

Not far from the fashionable Georgetown shopping area, Field English Custom Tailors alters and tailors everything from waistcoats and trousers, to shooting jackets and sports coats. Bringing Savile Row style to D.C., the Field family continue to craft in a traditional elegant fashion. A bespoke suit can change your attitude, making you feel more confident. The tailors at Field English can do that for you.

Geoffrey Lewis Ltd
1433 H St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 638-6088
geoffreylewisltd.com

With politicians, fortune 500 companies and public figures, there are thousands of people in the area that need to be in a suit everyday. For over 40 years, some of these people have trusted Geoffrey Lewis Ltd. for their tailored suits. The family owned bespoke suit shop specializes in hand-tailored clothing that will make you feel on top of the world. Along with their excellent service, they offer plenty of fabrics to choose from, and 12 months of free adjustments. Only a few blocks away from the White House, you’ll get a presidential treatment worth every penny.

Michael Thomas Custom Clothier
1300 I St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 525-3391
www.michaelthomasclothiers.com

For 30 years, the tailors at Michael Thomas Custom Clothier were a best kept secret, serving their clients wherever they needed them. But eventually they needed to have a space of their own. Now you can come to them when you need a custom suit for any occasion. Whether you want an extra special suit for your wedding, a topcoat for cooler climates, or new accessories, they can dress you from top to bottom. They also craft women’s clothing as well. If you are tired of your suits just not fitting quite right, let the experts at Michael Thomas Custom Clothier take your wardrobe to the next level.

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Hugh & Crye
300 Tingey St. S.E., Suite 140
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 250-3807
www.hughandcrye.com

Most of the fine tailors in the district are suitably situated in the business district. But one of the best tailors in town got out of the crowded area, settling in the reinvigorated Navy Yard neighborhood. After developing their own sizing system, the line was able to offer off the rack men’s blazers and shirts that fit like tailored garments. You’ll be able to get well fitting clothing without spending an arm and a leg.

Christopher Kim’s Custom Tailoring
2000 M St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 955-5467
www.christopherkims.com

The West End is part of the business district of downtown D.C., which makes it the perfect place to find a tailored suit. Christopher Kim’s Custom Tailoring has been a member of the neighborhood since 1977, building a reputation for quality tailoring. Voted a top tailor in the district, you can get ready to wear suits, made-to-order suits, formal wear, and more at this local shop. They offer tailoring on women’s clothing, including formal wear, as well. Take that imperfect suit in, and let them make it fit like a glove.

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Folashade Oyegbola is a freelance writer covering all things D.C. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.