Tailor Daniel Friedman in his studio in Brooklyn with his client, Melissa Plaut, February 05, 2016. Natan Dvir

The 'Straight Jewish White Man' Making Bespoke Suits for New York's Queer

When a mysterious neurological condition stopped Daniel Friedman's academic career in its tracks, he had to find another way to make a living. Today, he's the go-to tailor for anyone in the market for gender-blind suits.

NEW YORK – It’s hard to believe, upon first meeting Daniel Friedman, that this slight, bespectacled “straight white Jewish man from a proud Zionist home,” as he describes himself – who, at 36, looks like an...

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