In Hong Kong, it may be challenging to purchase a high-quality suit for around 5,000 Hong Kong dollars (HKD) as premium suits often come at a higher cost. However, if you know how to look for opportunities in the market, you can still find options that offer great value for your money.
Firstly, consider looking for promotional events or special discounts…etc! I’m not just talking about sales happening at a good time, but genuinely discussing whether it’s possible to buy a good suit for 5,000 HKD in Hong Kong.
To address this topic, it’s important to understand whether “5,000 HKD for a suit” is considered expensive or affordable. In the market, you can find suits ranging from HKD 1,000 to HKD 10,000+; therefore, “5,000 HKD for a suit” is quite common. So, the question arises:
“Is it really possible to buy a good suit for 5,000 HKD in Hong Kong?”
If we’re talking specifically about suits, 5,000 HKD falls into the mid-range category, which is not surprising. However, if we’re talking about buying a piece of clothing in general, it’s not cheap at all. So, if I really want to spend 5,000 HKD on a suit, my expectations wouldn’t be low; at the very least, I would expect it to be above average. In other words, I’m saying, “I’m willing to pay a mid-range price, but I want a suit with higher quality than what’s typically found in the mid-range range.” Is it possible?
Yes, it is. As long as you know where to look.
For 5,000 HKD, you should be able to get a suit that looks good on you. At the very least, it should fit well, and the fabric should be decent (in reality, many suit shops still use fabrics from mainland China at this price point). In fact, in Hong Kong, there are tailors who can do more than just these two things; their expertise in tailoring and cutting can help enhance your body shape. One such example is Jacky Tam from British Tailor in Tsim Sha Tsui.
Jacky has dealt with clients of different body shapes, including tall, short, and overweight individuals. He believes that experience is the most important factor. When it comes to clients’ body shape issues, he emphasizes the importance of observing, measuring, and cutting precisely to ensure success. The final suit should truly flatter the client’s body shape. With that, this suit will be worth the purchase!
Please note that this translation is provided for informational purposes and may not capture the stylistic nuances of the original text.
The client, who is both large and has a hunched back, appears more slender after wearing Jacky’s suit.