OF HIGH STANDING
Master tailor Thomas Wong schools us on the true meaning of bespoke.
The word bespoke has been bandied about so often these days that it has lost its significance. In fact, most of the so-called bespoke suits tailored in Singapore would more accurately be termed madeto-measure. The Prestigious, Thomas Wong’s newly revived atelier, however, adheres to the strict guidelines practised on Savile Row—each patron receives an individually hand-drawn pattern. Wong’s tailors take each customer’s measurements at the 91sqm showroom on Boat Quay, giving them the flexibility to take into consideration individual features such as posture and body shape.
What sets the studio even further apart from most is its one-of-a-kind tailoring model—it is the