The bespoke Savile Row suit is a British icon, right up there with the Beatles, the Queen and the red double-decker bus. So you should probably be sitting down for this: Kilgour French Stanbury, tailors to the well-heeled and well-dressed, are making some of their suits in Shanghai
. Why? The same reason anybody makes anything in China these days: it's a lot cheaper. The Shanghai suits start at $1,650, a mighty markdown from the $5,800 for the made-in-London versions. But is it still a Savile Row suit if it's made in China? Maybe: the suits are cut by British tailors...
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