Alexander West Bespoke Shirtmaker.

A new client of mine called Alexander West, has recently launched a collection of custom tailored shirts. The founder, a former banker, was perpetually chasing the perfect shirt and after several trips to Madison Avenue boutiques, he discovered that a great-fitting store bought shirt matching his body type just didn’t exist. He was then forced to go the customization route. Faced with the veritable cul-de-sac of exorbitantly priced options or the traveling Asia-based tailors with little interest in customer service, the idea for Alexander West shirts was born.

The level of customization, construction and price makes going the bespoke route with Alexander West a no brainer. The shirts range from about $95 to $150, which considering the price of some off-the-rack shirts out there, is pretty great. Even better – click through to today’s Thrillist and receive an extra 20% off.

Comments on “Alexander West Bespoke Shirtmaker.

    james fox on July 9, 2008 5:17 PM:

    hope not bringing down the tone, as the below are not exactly “hand-stiched by moonlight” or anything, but my go-to when in Britain for good inexpensive office shirts is TMLewin

    dollar not so hot right now… but something for the backburner.

    Andy on July 9, 2008 10:29 PM:

    That monogram is real nice.

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