While the women's custom clothing scene slowly catches up with the future, men are already enjoying hi-tech made-to-measure options. The latest to bring bespoke menswear to LA is Acustom Apparel, which opened its first digital design bar in LA last Thursday.
Located on Melrose Avenue in the same space as custom footwear shop Left Shoe Company, the 1,400-square-foot boutique features Acustom's swanky 3D body scanner, which collects over 2 million data points in 30 minutes to ensure complete accuracy. After getting scanned, gents can custom-design their own suiting, outerwear, sweaters, denim, shorts, polo shirts, and more. In addition to offering several color, fit, and fabric options, items can be personalized down to the every detail, including, lapel and pocket styles, stitching colors, buttons, and lining.
As far as pricing, suit sets range from $990 to $1,500, trench coats are $695, jeans are $235, shirting is $169 and up, chinos are $175, and accessories range from $20 to $89. Depending on the product, it'll take approximately two to five weeks for Acustom to craft your piece; once your item arrives, the shop will make any additional adjustments for free. Measurements are also stored to each client's account, making it a cinch to shop the brand's wares online.