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Top 5 Men’s Suiting Specialists in Brisbane

Mitchell Ogilvie

Top 5 Places to buy Suits in Brisbane

 

Many customers often ask us, which is the best suiting retailer in Brisbane. Here are 5 of the most successful places to purchase  your next suit. There is something to suit every budget. 

 

Tony Barlow

Tony Barlow is been synonymous for quality formal wear since 1971. Started by brothers Tony and Derek Barlow in Perth, they have gone through decades of growth, at one stage having 9 shops in Brisbane and traded on the stock exchange. Today, Derek continues to provide personal service for his customers in his flagship store on Elizabeth Street, Brisbane.

Derek learned his trade in Rome 40 years ago, travelled the world with a Brioni master, while modelling and tailoring suits. He has brought his traditional tailoring experiences to his own business, and is an icon in Brisbane as the go to place for formalwear.  “People come back to us again and again because we provide caring, personal service. I have customers whom I have dressed from being a page boy, to a business man and then for their wedding.”

Tony Barlow offers quality suits for formal occasions and everyday workwear from $300 to $1000.  They source fabrics from Australia and abroad. Their comprehensive range means you can match and try on the whole outfit in  one sitting. The team will also measure and have your suits altered, and fix up little problems on the spot. Furthermore, Tony Barlow offers the largest range of formal hire attire in the Brisbane City.

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Elio Moda

Since 1988, Director Elio Marzullon has been bridging the gap between European and Australian Style. Having won multiple fashion design awards, been a public speaker and mentor to fashion design students, Elio now focuses on providing fine tailoring for his loyal customers.

The flagship store on Elizabeth Street is a one stop shop for all formal and business wear, including ties, shoes, and accessories. “Slim-fit is the trend now, but it’s not necessarily a must. A well-tailored suit is just that: well-tailored to the individual” says Elio.

Not only do they stock luxurious Italian suits, they also retail iconic brands such as Eton, Farage and Dom Bagnato. Their team of stylists will help you choose the best suit for your body shape. There is even a trendy café attached to the store where you can sit down and relax after shopping. Suits start from $750.

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Mitchell Ogilvie

When you hear the name Mitchell Ogilvie, you immediately think luxury, quality and European style. Mitchell Ogilvie has been bringing quality fashion to Brisbane for over 30 years.

Whether you are after some special occasion outfits, quality street wear, or custom made bespoke suits, Mitch has you covered. Their collections include casual wear (Scotch and Soda, Paul and Shark), formal suits (Hugo Boss, Pal Zileri), and the world renowned Italian luxury brands, Brioni and Canali.

Mitch maintains a renowned standard of excellence in their collections and service. Their personal stylists will guide you through the intricate world of high end men’s fashion. With ready to wear suits from $1500, a trip to Mitchell Ogilvie is an experience every man need to try once in their life time.

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Tom James

In 2016, Tom James celebrates 50 years of providing fine custom made tailoring services around the world. They boast 3000 associates worldwide, and are the only truly vertically integrated tailoring company in the world. From sheep to suit, they control every aspect of the process, therefore controlling quality and prices by not outsourcing.

Tom James’s specialty would be their amazingly friendly associates, who will come to your home of office for the busy business executives. They will listen to all your needs, provide you with attentive service, leaving you marveling at the amazing experience.

Tom James owns British cloth merchant Holland & Sherry, est 1836. Holland & Sherry has continued to supply prestigious tailors and luxury brands with some of the finest cloths in the world. They sell their fabrics to the likes of Brioni, Canali, Ralph Lauren and Tom Ford.

With prices ranging from $1200, all their suits are made bespoke, not off the peg or made to measure, giving a superior fit, feels good and adds years to the life of the suit.

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The Cloakroom

The Cloakroom is a menswear boutique specializing in handmade and tailored clothing. Founded in Brisbane in 2007, The Cloakroom has grown to become one of Brisbane’s best known menswear destinations and garnered a loyal following for its expertise in delivering personalized and high quality garments. In 2014, The Cloakroom opened its first international branch with a flagship store in Montreal, Canada.

Today, The Cloakroom continues dress the more discerning men of Australia, with fabric sourced from Dormeuil and Loro Piana in Europe, and hand tailored in Japan. In 2016, The Cloakroom collaborated with arguably the most prestigious Italian master tailors, Cifonelli, to bring a small capsule collection for their VIPs. Their stylists will help you hand pick fabrics from hundreds of samples, and design suits that will last you through years of fashion changes. ???

With prices starting from $2500, The Cloakroom is for men interested in fine tailoring, high quality fabrics and incredible service.

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