Best of Boston

2003 Best Tailor

Best Fit

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 more from the crowded field of tailors in this town. So we challenged her not with the usual trouser hem or waistband nip and tuck, but the transformation of a too-short ’60s-era cap-sleeve wedding gown. She turned it into a gorgeous, strapless, lengthened masterpiece. Of course, Sletkova handled the job with aplomb (and at a budget-saving price), proving that her talents run the gamut from placing the perfect hem on a pair of jeans to making

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