It can be surprisingly difficult to find a good tailor in Miami. For one reason or another, excellent tailoring services are few and far between in spite of the vast amount of excellent shopping in the city. What is there to do for that slightly over-sized suit or ill-fitting bridesmaid dress? All is not lost, there are five tailors in Miami that are sure to satisfy.

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Mr. B Custom Tailor
7414 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33138
(305) 200-3018

Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

It’s easy to miss Mr. B’s shop on Biscayne Boulevard, but that would be a big mistake. Next door to darling designer, Julian Chang’s boutique is a small oasis of tailoring heaven. Mr. B has devoted clientele with good reason – his excellent skills can turn the most ill-fitting garments into fits-like-a-glove material. The services are always done on time and he always gives the most realistic assessments of what should be done to make a garment work.

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Khai Le’s Alterations & Dry Cleaning
1655 Drexel Avenue Suite 210
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 604-3312

Hours: Mon to Fri – 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat – 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Khai Le’s Alterations & Dry Cleaning is located conveniently right off of Lincoln Road at Drexel Avenue. Not restricted to alterations, Le also performs dry cleaning and shoe repair. Khai Le’s popularity comes from his great attention to detail and meticulous work. The prices are competitive and services typically take just a few days.

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Basil’s Tailor Shop
6001 S.W. 70 St
Miami , FL 33143
(305) 666-9570

Hours: Mon to Fri – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Basil’s Tailor Shop offers superior and elegant custom tailoring services and dry cleaning. Suits are sold at Basil’s for custom tailoring to fit your frame from top designers such as Ermenegildo Zegna. The shop even specializes in creating custom-made shirts. If the South Miami location is still a bit out of reach, there is a second Basil’s Tailor Shop located in Kendall.

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Sew on Set
Miami Beach, FL
(305) 409-4206

Hours: Call to schedule an appointment.

Sew on Set is a mobile tailoring company by Carolyn Finlayson. The always friendly and highly-skilled tailor is so great that she’s worked with many celebrities including Lauryn Hill, Iggy Pop, and Lebron James and many huge firms (for their shoots) including Juicy Couture, H&M, and Beach Bunny Swimwear. The always prompt Finlayson comes to you and specializes in custom fittings, alterations, and tailoring. Her attention to detail has given her plenty of work with TV shows, movies, and the Florida Grand Opera as well.

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Lady Blue Tailors & Cleaners
18405 W. Dixie Highway
North Miami Beach, FL 33160
(305) 931-3902

Hours: Mon to Fri – 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sat – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lady Blue Tailors & Cleaners is the place to go in North Miami Beach for tailoring on anything from casual everyday wear to formal or designer pieces. The friendly and highly-skilled staff perform quality work in prompt time frames. The services are priced well and their expert precision is carried out even on the most complex garments. Loyal customers rave about their work and show their devotion by years of dedication.

Chanoa Chen is a well-published blogger and online journalist on topics ranging from luxury lifestyle living to fashion shows and trends. A self-proclaimed Miami Beach fashion expert, she is also working on launching her first jewelry line, Boki Love. Her work can be found at