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TAILOR PAID: Economics aside, once you go bespoke, you never go back. That’s what the Paul Smith bespoke team is hoping as it heads to New York for only the second time. In May, the tailors brought their services to Paul Smith’s store on Greene Street, marking the first time customers — men or women — could order the designer’s bespoke suits in the U.S. About two dozen customers availed themselves of the service, with prices starting at around $5,000 a suit. Their devotion may be tested in the current trading environment, however. Appointments are open today through Thursday. “We’re not looking to grow that business by leaps and bounds, but we’re looking to maintain it,” said a Paul Smith spokesman.

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