Best of Boston

Best Tailor

2017 Best Tailor

Newbury Tailoring Company

Boston
We approached the crew at Newbury Tailoring Company with a horizontal-striped dress and an innocent question: “Will hemming it mess up the pattern?” Turns out, […] read more»
2016 Best Tailor

Best Fit

Boston
Even your most treasured designer duds are safe in the hands of Lyudmila Sletkova. Trusted by notable Bostonians like Vicki Kennedy to hem sagging slacks […] read more»
2015 Best Tailor

Boonsom Pasooktham, Bonnie’s Boutique

Brookline Village
She can reconstruct jackets, whip up a wedding gown from scratch based on a picture, and shrink a size 6 trouser down to a size […] read more»
2014 Best Tailor

Boonsom Pasooktham, Bonnie’s Boutique

Brookline
Sure, go ahead, get your pants shortened at your local cleaners. But if you have a more challenging job, why not entrust it to someone […] read more»
2013 Best Tailor

Jerry’s Custom Tailoring & Alterations

Boston
To find Jerry’s, look for the door between Uno Chicago Grill’s two patios. Push it open. Walk down the hall to the slide-gate elevator. Take […] read more»
2012 Best Tailor

Newbury Tailoring Company

Boston
When the tower of too-big thrift-store finds and too-long jeans in our closet threatens to topple, we head straight to Flavio Antonio Rivas and his […] read more»
2011 Best Tailor

Robin Chalfin, Toolkit

Given that Mick Jagger, Michelle Williams, and Salma Hayek have all put themselves in her hands (literally), Robin Chalfin can certainly lay claim to being […] read more»
2009 Best Tailor

Newbury Tailoring Company

Boston
Antonio Rivas and his merry band of seamsters have earned a cult following for their skill in reattaching the original hem to jeans. But come […] read more»
2008 Best Tailor

Le Couturier House of Alterations

Cambridge
Favored by some of the city’s most discriminating boutique owners and clotheshorses, Dick Robasson is a stitch wizard straight out of another era. Holed up […] read more»
2008 Best Tailor

Le Couturier House of Alterations

Cambridge
Favored by some of the city’s most discriminating boutique owners and clotheshorses, Dick Robasson is a stitch wizard straight out of another era. Holed up […] read more»
2006 Best Tailor

Newbury Tailoring Company

Boston
When the Rivas brothers relocated down the street to 91 Newbury, their patrons followed. Their tailoring team can take in or let out (not that […] read more»
2005 Best Tailor

Raymond Personal Tailor

Boston
We’ve all suffered shorn seams and uneven handiwork by tailors. Thankfully this sophisticated shop, run by owner Raymond Buckley, can handle everything from heavy three-piece […] read more»
2004 Best Tailor

Jordan the Tailor

Boston
You can shop off the rack, but that doesn’t necessarily mean your clothes will fit off the rack. Jordan Tsavalakoglou can remedy that situation. Tsavalakoglou […] read more»
2003 Best Tailor

Best Fit

Boston
This year, we decided two-time winner Lyudmila Sletkova and her team at Best Fit should be put to the test before capturing the prize once […] read more»
2002 Best Tailor

Fit

Boston
This elegant walkup is no dingy, dime-a-dozen tailor shop. It’s a richly carpeted, sprawling space overlooking Newbury Street through extra-wide windows, with changing booths the […] read more»