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made to measure

[of clothing] made especially to fit the measurements of a particular person. Jack has his suits made to measure because he's rather large. Having clothes made to measure is rather expensive.
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made to measure

Also, tailor-made. Fashioned to fit a particular need or purpose, very suitable. For example, Jane finds her new position is made to measure for her, or This bridge club is tailor-made for Max. Originally referring to clothes made to fit a particular person very precisely, these terms have been used figuratively since the mid-1900s. Also see made to order.
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The problem these days is that, relative to one's income compared to those days, made to measure suits are unaffordable for most people with the cost of one being made is at least pounds 500 in the UK.
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Founded by local entrepreneur Giles Clements it offers to made to measure suits (from pounds 560 upwards) to rival those of Savile Row and also ready to wear business and formal suits (from around pounds 300 upwards).
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The Made to Measure service at Cruise can cost anything from pounds 845-pounds 3,000; and shows no signs of abatement.
But if you are looking for something more bespoke, then pop in and take a look at their made to measure department.
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