Made to treasure

Despite a drop in demand for bespoke clothing, tailors see more discerning consumers looking for quality, well-cut pieces that last

With Covid-19 cutting back the need for formal clothing and officewear as many people work from home, the tailoring industry has been badly hit.

Working professionals have traded their sharp suits and dresses for relaxed fits and loungewear, threatening an industry that banks on getting fit down to a T.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 22, 2021, with the headline 'Made to treasure'. Subscribe