Tailors can be found all over Mumbai and can make up clothes to measure in less than a day, if they have a simple design. Bring in the fabric, along with a garment that you want to be copied, for the fastest service.

Joe Martyn & Co is a small street-front tailor recommended by travellers for no-nonsense made-to-measure shirts and suits.

Kachins Clothing offers suit and shirt tailoring, and has thrown away the humble tape measure and replaced it with sophisticated computer technology.

Burlingtons is the place to go if you want some stylish Indian clothes made up and are willing to pay handsomely.