Your relationship with your tailor is crucial: a good one knows your physique and appreciates your worldview. You’re trusting him with your appearance in the field of sartorial battle, so to speak, so choose wisely. And once you’ve got your man—and most often they are men—get the most out of your relationship by adhering to a few general principles
Know what you’re after. Do you like a break in your trousers? Do you like to show a little extra cuff? These may seem like obvious points, but you’d be surprised how many guys show up for a fitting unprepared to give direction. These are decisions you learn through experience, and you shouldn’t leave them to anybody else, even the most trusted master of the needle and the thread.