Best of Boston

BEST Tailor

1996 BEST Tailor

Back Bay Laundry Emporium


The heel of your shoe is falling off. There’s marinara sauce on your tie. Your rug smells like Chinese takeout. You’ve been going to CVS in the morning—to buy socks. Enough. It’s time to clean up your life, but the… read more»

1995 BEST Tailor

Alan Rouleau


Whether you want a knock-off of a Zegna suit (with fabric from the Italian Mill) or simply someone to shorten a hem, Rouleau and his team of master tailors can do the trick. His latest triumph: downsizing a tiny Dolce… read more»

1994 BEST Tailor, In-Store

Mr. Sid


Fast, friendly, and guaranteed to make you look great. read more»

1994 BEST Tailor

Alan Rouleau Courtuerier


Alan Rouleau’s alterations are impeccable, and his evening hours are ideal for working folks. read more»

1990 BEST Tailor

House of Costas


Costas Xanthopoulous has the seamy side of life all sewn up. read more»

1989 BEST Tailor

Bill Blezeos at Jos. A. Bank Clothiers


You don’t need to buy anything at Jos. A. Bank to get these great tailors’ services. read more»

1989 BEST Tailor, Women's Clothing



From hems to major overhauls, this couturier sews a fine seam to exacting standards. read more»

1988 BEST Tailor

Bonney Bros. Cleansers


Fast, expert fixes at reasonable prices. read more»

1985 BEST Tailor

Jerry’s Custom Tailoring and Alterations


Meticulous work from a charming fellow whose prices are as old as his craft. read more»

1984 BEST Tailor

Jerry’s Custom Tailoring and Alterations


Top-grade alterations at reasonable prices are offered here. And Jerry is a nice guy. read more»