Best places to get custom suits in San Francisco

These bespoke suits, made in San Francisco, will have you looking like a million bucks (for a lot less money)

Photograph: Courtesy Kipper Clothiers

There’s nothing quite like wearing a custom-made outfit that fits like a charm, whether you want something fancy for a wedding or you just want to look as dapper as hell as you walk through the FiDi. These Bay Area clothiers are breathing new life into the luxury of made-to-measure clothing at bargain prices.

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Custom suits in San Francisco



Buying a custom suit doesn’t get easier than shopping here, given that most of the process happens online. Choose the style, color, fabric and preferred accents of your bespoke suit on the website, then punch in your measurements (probably best to ask a friend for help). In about three to four weeks, your suit will arrive at your door; any necessary adjustments can be made without charge at Indochino’s FiDi store.

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Kipper Clothiers

Personally frustrated about the lack of suit options for transgender people and lesbians, Erin Berg and Kyle Moshrefi created Kipper Clothiers for stylish LGBTQ dressers. Celebrity clients including Hannah Hart (My Drunk Kitchen), Fortune Feimster (The Mindy Project), and Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher (Take My Wife) swear by their sartorial services.

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Hayes Valley

Emily Meyer

Your perfect Hillary Clinton–inspired pantsuit begins with an hour-long consultation at this luxury boutique. Women can choose between silk, cotton and linen fabrics for a custom-made suit or separates, then add patterns and color to the outfit. In just a few weeks, you’ll rock your power suit in the board room.

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If you want to mimic the style of tight end Vernon Davis, surf legend Brad Gerlach or Geographer lead singer Mike Deni, shop the celebrity-curated collections here. Make an appointment with one of the store’s outfitters (they’ll meet you anywhere) to create a collection of perfectly tailored sweaters, denim, suits, blazers and more. Your measurements and style preferences will be stored in the cloud, so if you want to place another order, you can skip the appointment and have everything shipped straight to your home.

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Union Square