FILIPINOS who are interested in having a Prada suit made especially for them can visit the Prada Manila store from Sept. 28 to 30 when the Prada “Made to Measure” service will be available in the Philippines.

The “Made to Measure” service offers clients the possibility to create “made to measure” suits, coats, jackets, shirts and trousers.

This service is available in 48 stores worldwide, offering the client more than 300 fabric options for suits and jackets, 30 for coats, and around 230 for shirts. Inside the store’s VIP room the client will have his personal measurements taken. He can then make a number of decisions to make the suit truly his own.

For a suits, he can choose from 300 fabrics and decide on three fits: the soft and timeless Classic fit, with a choice of two or three buttons for the jacket and the trousers with or without pleats; the Slim fit which is available with a two-button jacket with notch or peak lapels, classic or patch pockets and trousers with no pleats with side or slanted pocket (a waistcoat can also be made to match the suit); and, Fitted, a contemporary option with lighter shoulders construction.

For a coat, he can choose from 30 fabrics, including luxury cashmere and Vicuna and Guanaco; and when it comes to style he can opt for a classic fit with three buttons, a classic double-breasted fit with pointed lapels, or a classic fit with two buttons.

For made to measure shirts, there is a choice of 230 fabrics including archive prints, three different fits, 10 collar styles, eight cuff styles, and four monogram colors.

Clients can choose from three shirt models: classic, slim, and bowling fit and all can be made with short-sleeves.

Customers have the option of having the shirt monogrammed or have a chest pocket added.

Shirts take about five weeks to be done and suits and coats six weeks.