"Serving Custom Tailors and Clothiers"

The Custom Tailors and Designers Association is a member association of distinguished master tailors, designers, custom clothiers and luxury retailers who create fine custom clothing for discerning clients throughout the United States. Find a Tailor in our directory.

Who We Are

The CTDA is the oldest continuously operating trade organization in the United States. We’re an association of bench tailors, custom clothiers and luxury retailers. We have trained hundreds of clothiers via our education program.


Being a member of the CTDA gives you access to our newsletter, education classes, mentoring, networking opportunities and a certification program, a listing on our web site, and promotion on social media.

Why Custom?

We are an association of true Bench Tailors, Custom Clothiers, and Retailers that provide custom clothing in their stores. We have helped train hundreds of artisans and masters of the cloth, if you will. If you are considering becoming a client, you’ll understand the difference the instant you slip on a superbly made jacket with subtle styling that suits your taste and lifestyle.

The CTDA's Bi-annual Menswear Show

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