With the use of groundbreaking technology, 180 Moda uses a portable body scanner combined with traditional bespoke technique to take fashion and style recommendations based on body shape. In seconds the business produces a true-to–scale 3D body model using white light scanning technology. Over 400 unique measurements are extracted to create accurate, realistic avatars to design that perfect fit. The shop carries hundreds of styles and designer fabrics to choose from and can help you create exactly what you are looking for to get that perfect fit.
5571 Cunard Street, 482-0505
ALTER EGO TAILORING
Alterations and tailoring is what Daniel Royale is known for, with 15 years experience. He specializes in all formal alterations, especially bridal, and suggests six weeks for bridal gown alterations. Located inside Winchester's.
1479 Dresden Row, 425-1920 alteregotailoring.ca
Colwell's has been making Halifax gentlemen look finer since 1891, so with that kind of experience, you should expect only the best tuxedos, shirts, ties, cummerbunds and the like, as well as a wide selection of suits.
1869 Upper Water, 420-1222 colwellsclothing.com
D2/DUGGER'S MENS WEAR
Dugger's is known across the city as the first stop for your formal menswear needs and it's where you'll find labels such as Hugo Boss, Zegna, Ted Baker, Canali, Timberland, North 44 and more.
5476 Spring Garden Road, 425-2525
MOORES CLOTHING FOR MEN
The Canadian suit superstore has an interactive website (mooresclothing.com) where you can check out a variety of styles for your suit, with vests, cummerbunds and ties in contemporary, seasonal and classic styles, or choose a suit for a theme.
Bayers Lake, 196 Chain Lake Drive, 450-5208
Dartmouth Crossing, 71 Gale Terrace, 465-6163
7010 Mumford, Nova Scotia 453-6266
THE SUITOR CLOTHING COMPANY
The Suitor may be the only business in Halifax selling suits where the owner is also the tailor on staff. Raad Daniel offers brand-name suits---Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, BCBG, Donald Trump---and makes those fine threads look good on you.
1535 Dresden Row, 429-7979
THE PLAID PLACE
One stop for kilt rentals and all thing Highland Dress. The Plaid Place offers a complete line of Scottish kilts and clothing that's a perfect alternative to a tuxedo (and it's cooler, too).
1903 Barrington Street, 429-6872
TIP TOP TAILORS
The Canadian chain does formalwear rentals, with a deal that the groom's wear is free with four paid rentals. So it pays to have at least four guys in your party, just sayin'. Other locations include Halifax Shopping Centre and Mic Mac Mall.
59 Damascus, 835-9494
VOGUE MEN'S WEAR
A Halifax institution, Vogue is an excellent suit store with formal styles to suit your budget, whatever that happens to be. Check it our for shoes, shirts, ties and a variety of suits, all of which can be tailored to your specifications.
2097 Gottingen Street, 423-6504 www.voguemenswear.ca