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If you've ever welcomed a friend back from a trip to Hong Kong or Southeast Asia, you may have heard tales of ridiculously inexpensive hand-tailored suits, made for the customer right on the spot. Maybe you even got treated to an impromptu fashion show.

A new rumor in the Out offices has it that J.C. Penney will soon begin offering custom-tailored men's suits for the outrageously affordable price of about $500.

Until then, Dethroner has a lively discussion going on where to get your measurements taken. For more on the difference between off-the-rack, made-to-measure, and bespoke, English Cut offers this explainer. Heading to Hong Kong? Ehow has a dos and don'ts of getting your suit made in the Pearl of the Orient.

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