Bangkok Alex’s Fashion Tailor at Amari Watergate Hotel

by Zhiqiang & Tingyi on December 3, 2012 · 8 Comments


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On December 3, 2012
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Good workmanship, Service was fast and efficient (staff was friendly and patient), Location was great (just opposite Platinum Mall).

During our recent visit to Bangkok, we decided to check out Alex’s Fashion at Amari Watergate Hotel to tailor a few custom-made shirts and pants. Alex’s Fashion came highly recommended from a number of Singapore forums e.g. Hardwarezone as well as Flyertalk and other Australian forums. We just had to see how good is it (in terms of workmanship and service) for ourselves.

Bangkok Thailand Alex Fashion Tailor Suit shirt Custom Made amari Watergate hotel level 2

The shop manager Peter is the son of the founder Alex (namesake of Alex’s Fashion). Alex was one of the first to set up a tailor shop at Amari Watergate Hotel and Peter had been working in this business under his father’s guidance for the past 18 years. Peter is indeed very experienced in this trade – he is able to make good recommendations of what design and fabric is suitable for different body shape or occasions. The shop also boasts a great selection of fabrics and you can customise your inner collars and your cuffs with different designs. There are pictures and sample shirts readily available for you to make a quick decision.

Our personal experience with Alex’s Fashion was a great one – Peter and his staff were very patient in explaining the various design and fabric that we could choose from; the samples really helped us in deciding on the designs we wanted.

We did 3 shirts and 2 pants – the process was simple and quick. Peter discussed with me my requirements for the shirts and pants’ fabric and designs; Peter’s staff took my measurements and we are done in 30 minutes! We came back for a fitting 2 days later – I tried the shirts and pants and fedback on how to adjust them to make the pants more comfortable (this took less than 15 minutes). This is not a hassle since we are doing some shopping at Platinum Mall (just across the road from Amari Watergate hotel). The end-result? – The workmanship is of quite good quality and the shirts and pants are very comfortable!

Bangkok Thailand Alex Fashion Tailor Suit shirt Custom Made amari Watergate hotel level 2

There were quite a lot of Singaporeans doing their shirts and suits when we were there and this is not surprising considering that there is an Alex’s Fashion promotion for Singaporeans i.e. S$362 for 1 jacket, 2 pants, 4 shirts.

If you just want to do custom-made shirts, you can consider this package:
S$221 for 3 shirts and 2 pants – updated as of 9 November 2014

There are packages for different combination of shirts, pants and jackets. Check in-store for the Singaporean package or download this document for reference -> Alex’s Fashion Bangkok Tailor Price List (updated as of 9 November 2014)

Alex’s Fashion also comes to Singapore regularly to do custom fitting and tailoring – if you like their work, request to be placed on their mailing or Whatsapp list. Alex can be contacted via Viber and ChatOn – they are having some technical difficulties with Whatsapp now.

Do note that there are quite a number of tailor shops in Bangkok that are also called “Alex Fashion” an their websites are also similarly named.

The following are the actual Amari Watergate Hotel Alex’s Fashion website and facebook page:
http://alex-fashions.com/
https://www.facebook.com/AlexsFashion

To reach Alex’s Fashion:
Amari Watergate Hotel – 3rd floor by lift. From the Amari Watergate Hotel lobby, take the escalator to the second floor; once you reach the second floor, you will see a cluster of tailor shops – Alex’s Fashion is on your right (not the first shop).

You can contact Peter of Alex’s Fashion at
Tel: (+662) 6539124 Mobile (+668) 98971210
E-Mail: [email protected]

The shop is open Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 8 PM, Sunday 11 AM-3 PM.

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Good workmanship, Service was fast and efficient (staff was friendly and patient), Location was great (just opposite Platinum Mall).
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1 Peter August 16, 2013 at 1:53 pm

Sure, we were just back from Singapore during end July, our next trip is early December, most likely 1st week December, dates to be confirmed when time nears, do send me email reminder by 1st week November, dates will be confirmed by then, after that will give u appointment slot to meet us along with our singapore number. U can c the email id on this site above.

BR,
Peter

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2 John August 17, 2013 at 11:05 pm

I just got back from BKK and had 4 shirts and 1 pants done – paid 4,600 baht as advertised on the price list. Went back twice for fittings which I see as the mark of a good and responsible tailor to ensure the clothes fit well.

My only gripe is that one of the shirts I had asked for to be made short sleeved came back with long sleeves. Did not check when I collected the clothes as I was rushing to the airport… only realised when I got back to Singapore. So please check when you collect!

Overall satisfied with the results and will be going back there in the future and probably when they visit Singapore as well.

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3 Peter August 18, 2013 at 11:55 am

Hi John,

You are right must check b4 collecting, but anyways it can be altered to short sleeve, if any friend or colleague visiting bangkok, u can pass it to us and mention how many inch sleeve length u want, we can do it in 6 hours on working days. Or u can pass us on our next trip to Singapore, we are most probably coming for a service trip either end September or early October. Do send me email reminder by 10th September should have the dates by then. Please note this trip is only delivery, service and fitting trip. New orders will be end November or early December.

BR,
Peter

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4 Peter November 16, 2013 at 10:58 am

Hi Guys, We r now in Singapore till 18th November, email us for last minute appointment if u or friends need more shirts, pants and suits. Thanks for the support.

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5 ozwj May 12, 2014 at 9:20 pm

Hi,

I will be in Bangkok from 22-27 May. I am looking at getting some tailoring services done:
1. Altering the length of my suit jacket sleeves
2. Getting a charcoal pants to match one of my existing jacket
3. Getting a new navy suit
4. Getting some matching pocket squares

Can I get a rough idea on how much it might cost and how long it might take? Would love to hear a favourable response from you soon. Thank you in advance!

Cheers

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6 Peter May 13, 2014 at 2:36 pm

Sure, pant price from Baht 1500 onwards, standard suit from Baht 4500 onwards. Pocket squares can help make 2-3 pieces for free. ALtering jacket sleeves Baht 500. If possible visit on 22nd itself so we have more time to arrange fitting for you.

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7 ozwj May 13, 2014 at 2:50 pm

Hi Peter,

Thank you so much for your prompt reply. Is there any promotion whatsoever if I do all that I mentioned? That means getting a new suit done, new pants to match my existing jacket, the pocket squares, as well as alter the length of two of my existing jackets?

Cheers

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8 Peter May 13, 2014 at 3:16 pm

For the items you want, this is our best price. Regarding promotion, please read the article written above, you can download the latest price list updated as of November 2013.

BR,
Peter

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9 Tyler July 7, 2014 at 9:01 pm

Hi Peter

Would like to meet you in singapore if you are coming over.
I hope to tailor my clothes from singapore, if possible.

Thanks,
Tyler

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10 Zhiqiang & Tingyi July 17, 2014 at 10:14 am

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