How to buy the perfect suit
The perfect suit is the one that fits you best and is made of wool fabrics from the best mills in the world in Italy or UK. Of course, there are also other things to watch when buying a suit. In this section we present you the advice of the professionals in the men's suit business.
Unlike made-to-measure suits that alter a pre-made pattern, bespoke suits are built from the ground up. Because your tailor won’t be working with a template pattern, he or she will take every detail into account, including the ones you might not realize are important, such as the slope of your shoulders and the arch of your back.
Are you planning a business trip? Do you need a nice suit to wear, but aren’t sure what you need to avoid? Packing for a business trip is far from easy. Once you invest in quality luggage and purchase a travel flat iron, you need to start thinking about choosing a nice suit. With all of the different suit options on the market, choosing the right one will not be easy. While the decision on which suit to buy will ultimately hinge on your particular tastes, there are a number of things you will need to avoid when wearing the suit. Read below to find out about the most common suit mistakes and what you need to do to avoid them.
There's something about wearing a well-fitting suit. It lifts your spirits, bolsters your confidence and makes you feel as if you’re ready to do anything, including the hard stuff. The old idiom, “The suit makes the man” holds true even today. Ralph Waldo Emerson said it best when is wrote, “Being perfectly well-dressed gives one a tranquility that no religion can bestow.” The suit is a classic way for a man to show the world that he knows his stuff and he’s someone to be taken seriously. But more than that, the comfort and confidence that a made to order suit gives a man is priceless.
Selecting the perfect suit for your upcoming wedding can be a great challenge. You want style and a good price without sacrificing quality or fit. Following are five suggestions as to how to purchase the perfect suit for the upcoming celebration:
Huddersfield based tailor, Owen Scott Bespoke have announced they will be stocking UFC Champion, Conor McGregor’s controversial suit with the phrase “F*** You” woven into the pinstripe.
Escorial is a rare and luxurious wool from a small sheep originating from the Spanish Royal flocks of El Escorial, today only to be found in small numbers in Australia and New Zealand. The story of Escorial wool is one of remarkable rediscovery. Once a fibre prized by the 15th Century Spanish Royalty, Escorial's heritage, authenticity and rarity combine to make it the pinnacle of luxury today.
Aside from the mainstays of cut, style and cloth, men’s suits today can be customised in every way. From pleats and pockets to collars and cuffs, these are the details that can set an item apart.
A dress shirt can be as important as the suit it is worn with, and in the quest for perfection there are plenty of options for shirt customisation. From the big things (fabric and colour choices) to the finer details (such as sleeve lengths and buttons) this is an opportunity to really set the tone.
Study and research findings worldwide, have concurred that specific clothing can make people more confident in their outlook, mannerisms and the way they approach all situations in life. It’s not a secret, that clothes make a man, neither is the fact that it can create everlasting impressions: good, bad or ugly.
Colours play a big role when putting together a wardrobe of your favourites…whether it is about choosing the right colour for your skin tone or understanding the colour combination of shirt & tie . And of course there is another essential component, that being the colours for the season.
Redoing your wardrobe can be a refreshing change in your life. By buying a few new pieces at a time, you can gradually build up an entire wardrobe of stylish clothes and accessories. Introduce different pieces as regularly as you can each time you shop. This will also make it easier for you to stick to your budget.
Buying a business suit is not just investing in an expensive item in your wardrobe, which, according to the law of averages, you’ll probably wear around 100 times.
It’s time to review your wardrobe and plan your winter purchases. As men often invest in clothing items, footwear and accessories that you know are going to last and that can be worn in countless combinations and a variety of occasions. The Savile Row's recommendation for this is the tweed jacket. The absolute wardrobe essential for every man; a staple, that can also be bold, full of character, fresh and modern.
The holiday party season has arrived. Survive it with the help of Indochino and their formal suits.
Key differences between the Chicago, the Los Angeles and the New York fit according to Hart Schaffner Marx
Hart Schaffner Marx's devotion to American heritage runs to deep tha they've develop three different suit models to reflect three of USA most charismatic cities: Chicago, Los Angeles and New York.
There are three main types of suits' cut: American, British and English. And now we will explain the key differences between them. Every type has characteristics that describe it and differ from the other two types.
The perception of owning a bespoke suit is still quite blurry and ‘far-fetched’ to many men these days. Most seem to think that you either have to be a major corporate lawyer or movie star. This couldn’t be further from the truth. This article will aim to debunk any other myths around buying bespoke suits.
Establishing the perfect fit is the key consideration when buying a suit. So taking a minute to familiarise yourself with Topman's array of contemporary and classic suit fits - from the ultra skinny fit to the timeless slim fit - could be the wisest sartorial decision you make all season.
If a man’s home is his castle, a well-dressed man’s wardrobe is his treasure. Like anything of value, the suits, sport jackets, blazers and trousers in your wardrobe need to be treated well if they’re going to last.
The advantage of working with traveling tailors rather than shopping online is that they provide a personal service to their customers, give them an opportunity to see the fabric samples and meet the tailor in person.
Any custom suit sold below $1,000 means inferior fabric with suits that are glued together. Yes, glue.
Savile Row London is world known as the home of hand-crafted British bespoke suits. Recently international designer labels and tailors has opened their shops in the street offering also ready-to-wear and made-to-measure suiting.
You know that the Italians are famous with their sense of style and their tailor-made suits. We present you six of the best tailors in Italy, known with their masterpieces in the field of fashion and menswear.
Here are some tips to follow when you are buying a made-to-measure suit.
A tailor is not a miracle worker and there are only a few set common alterations a tailor will be able to make to your ready-to-wear suits. Here they are...
Sundays are mostly reserved for your most casual attire. But occasionally you need to get all dressed up. Think about the weddings, baptisms, graduation ceremonies, and the like. That’s where you need a suiting look that’s a nice as something you’d wear to work, but with a slightly less aggressive vibe.
The famous tailor Luciano Barbera gives advises for choosing the suit according to the season and what are the materials we should prefer.
A suit tells the world you are ready for business. A jacket tells the world you are open to fun. For Barbera, the ideal jacket should have soft, natural lines and balanced proportions. It should fit you but never constrict you.
You’re attending a wedding, and you have already made the decision to go with a tuxedo over a suit. That’s a step in the right direction, but unfortunately the process isn’t done just yet.
Take your style to the next level with John Callahan from Freemans Sporting Club in New York City. Receive the best tips from buttons to lapels, to fit to fabric, and learn everything you need to know about buying a custom suit. Casual or business - Get ready to look sharp and fitted with this men's fashion guide.
We've talked a lot about the importance of a well-fitting suit for the man, but let us remind you, the Top 5 key elements, that you should take in mind, when choosing the perfect suit, summarized by Thom Browne X The Woolmark Company.
1. Does it fit?
If you have ideal body proportions you may have a change to get a ready to wear suit. However, ready-to-wear suits don't fit to 90% of men. So my advice is to look for a made-to-measure suit.
2. What is the fabric...
You know for sure that the men's suit is the best choice (especially made of wool) only if it fits perfectly. So, how can you achieve it? One of the options is to use the services of a Personal stylist.