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Zel Anders was tired of her menswear not fitting properly. Like, so tired of it that she decided to open up her own tailor shop that created bespoke garments for women who love menswear. It's charmingly called Tomboy Tailors. The online service will be live soon, and a storefront is coming to the Crocker Galleria on February 2. The 30-year San Francisco resident (you can say native at that point, right?) will also carry men's shoes in smaller sizes to go with her custom suits.
It will be the first-ever-anywhere shop for "butch/boi lesbians, trans-masculine individuals, and women of any identity who have a strong sense of self-expression and like to wear fine custom-made clothing." We have a feeling the appeal will reach far and wide to any woman who names Lauren Bacall as a style icon, or who has swooned over a lady in a tux on the red carpet. An amazing idea, and of course it's happing in San Francisco—come to think of it we're kind of shocked it didn't happen sooner!
· The Nation's First 'Tomboy' Clothing Store Opens in San Francisco [Jezebel]
· Tomboy Tailors [Official Site]