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Balani is the choose-your-own-adventure shop of menswear. Here, the clothiers (yes, clothiers) will consult with you on what you’re looking for in a suit and let you select the fabrics (wool, cotton, silk, cashmere), patterns, and colors, right down to the buttonhole. After you’re poked and prodded with a tape measurer, your own personal clothing masterpiece will be done in 6 to 8 weeks. If you don’t recognize it by the colors you chose, you will by your name, which is inscribed inside. Sure, it’s a splurge, but what a souvenir.