We are happy to answer any and all questions you have. We pride ourselves on creating fun and safe experiences for our community, so please do not be shy. No question is silly or unanswered at Shane Ave.
Frequently Asked Questions
We are an appointment only business, which means you have the shop totally to yourself for the duration of your consultation. If you're shy or nervous, we highly recommend bringing your friends along for support. Many people bring their friends, fly to Sydney and make a weekend out of it!
We also travel to every state in Australia 3 times per year with our pop up studios, should you not be able to get to Sydney. Click here to see when we're going to be in your city next!
We cover the design process which includes recommendations on colours and styles to suit and compliment you.
- We take over 27 measurements to ensure the perfect fit.
- We have over 500 colour swatches to choose from
- You choose your own funky lining that brings out your personality as well as your own buttons
- We have a large selection of sample suits for you to check out
- We provide a safe and inclusive space for you to brainstorm with our experienced and cool humans
We have a large range of fabrics to choose from depending on your requirements. Such as Premium Pure Wool, Wool/Polyester Blend, Velvet and Linen.
We manufacture in Shanghai and Hong Kong using some of the best suiting and shirting factories available. Our tailors are masters at their craft and ensure the best quality that Shane Ave has become renown for.
Final alterations are handled by our tailors situated in every state of Australia and some regional areas.
Most made to measure garments will require final alterations to ensure a perfect fit. This is inclusive in the costs up to $150 and must be done within 14 days of receipt. We have tailors in every state of Australia and regional areas. If the suit cannot be tailored for the perfect fit we will happily remake it.
8 to 10 weeks, however for weddings we ask to allow 16 weeks.
At Shane Ave we cater to everyone regardless of your identity or preferred style. Androgynous is a style that flows between genders allowing you to freely express your identity without necessarily looking for a men’s or women’s suit. We also cater to femme styles that suit some people in our community that like to show their feminine traits.
Deb has been with her partner Sue for over 20 years and is passionate about providing a safe and inclusive environment for every queer. Deb understands the pain points that you suffer as a result of being left out of the fashion space for so long. Deb is not afraid to stand up and stick her head above the crowd to proudly proclaim that Shane Ave is a company that stands for and with the queer community. We are here for our community first but everyone is welcome should they like to take a walk down Shane Ave.
Yes! We cater for all suiting occasions. Weddings, Business, Casual just to name a few. We see your purchase as an investment in your wardrobe and will guide you on how to get the most out of your custom made suit long after the wedding or business function.
Yes, we make made to measure shirts for business and casual and we have an awesome range of Winter Coats that are made to measure.
In 2023 we also launched our casual androgynous fashion brand meks in collaboration with Charlie Boi. Click here to check out meks website!