Personal Custom Address Book

James Webber/Christina Macaya/Brian Dorsey/Michael James O’Brien/Frederic Malle/Julia Magenau

Five sartolialists reveal their favorites, from t-shirts to dry cleaners.

Antonio Sersale, Owner, Hotel Sirenuse, Positano, Italy

For custom suits, it’s always Milan’s Laboratorio Italiano (39-02/2906-0953). My Nehru jackets are made by Burlington’s at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai (91-22/6665-3366). And I’m keeping my eye on the charming Australian tailor Patrick Johnson (

Frederic Malle, Perfumer

Anderson & Sheppard ( has done my suits since the ’80s, and my shirts are Turnbull & Asser (, with Tane cuff links from Mexico City (52-55/5281-0820). The only dry cleaners I trust are Delaporte in Paris (33-1/43-59-82-11) and New York’s Jeeves (

Tito Pedrini, Jeweler

Giancarlo Franzosi (39-032/253-434), who works from his hilltop home in Stresa, Italy, has been making my suits since I was 16. My shirts are off-the-rack Hackett’s, but only from London—they’re more fitted ( My shoes are Peal & Co., now available at Brooks Brothers (

Michael Bruno, Founder,

I wear a perfect 42 suit, so I get off-the-rack Brunello Cucinelli ( or Tom Ford ( T-shirts are harder. Abercrombie & Fitch doesn’t make my best-fitting polo anymore, but Shahin Design in New York (212-737-7225) copies it for me each season in five colors.

David Monn, Event Designer

David Lance makes almost all my suits ( I buy sports jackets at Jay Kos ( and tuxes at Tom Ford. I want my shirts hand-washed and air-dried; the one New York cleaner for that is George Torpe (212-734-1342). For alterations, the only man I trust is Hong Kong Tailor Jack (212-675-0818).

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