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The etiquette of wearing tailor-made suits by Phillip Alexander
ABC of the men's suit

The etiquette of wearing tailor-made suits by Phillip Alexander

A good suit communicates respectability and style; and is a statement of status and authority. But only if it’s done correctly. Knowing the correct etiquette of what, how and what not to wear for an occasion, is important. So the correct style, colour and fabric of a suit for a particular occasion may need to be selected carefully. If it hasn’t been thought through properly, there is a danger of just looking foolish in a fancy suit. Phillip Alexander have vast knowledge and experience in advising their customers on the correct tailor made suit to wear and most important, what not to wear.

Expert advice from the personal stylist Sasha Kinane
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Expert advice from the personal stylist Sasha Kinane

Her name is Sasha Kinane and she is a Stylist at Institchu. Working full time in the field of menswear, she is well versed in the importance of a well fitted, quality suit.

Savile Row tailors: Alexander McQueen
Bespoke Men's Suits

Savile Row tailors: Alexander McQueen

Tailoring lies at the very heart of Alexander McQueen and is a fundamental part of the house. Combining traditional techniques with new and innovative approaches, a bespoke Alexander McQueen suit is expertly crafted to the highest quality and with the utmost attention to detail.

Italian tailor-made suits by Sartoria Silvio Zanella
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Italian tailor-made suits by Sartoria Silvio Zanella

Going to the tailor’s is travelling inside yourself: he listens to you carefully and grants both your needs and your wishes. The suit you design together with him speaks about you and your taste: a tailored suit is born with you, it did not exist before. The term bespoke means what we agreed. Let’s see step by step, what happens when you decide to meet a tailor.

Individually tailored suits by Carl Nave
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Individually tailored suits by Carl Nave

The Carl Nave - Individually Tailored experience begins with an initial consultation. It is an opportunity for them to get to know you better and to have a clear understanding of your needs and wants. Here they have an involved discussion about the different styles available and suitable for you.

New Look’s Autumn/Winter 2016 collection - tailoring guide
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New Look’s Autumn/Winter 2016 collection - tailoring guide

No matter what build you are, there is a suit style and fit for you. Modern tailoring offers up skinny, slim and regular finishes, you just need to figure out what one's made for you.

Canadian bespoke suits by Huey Lam
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Canadian bespoke suits by Huey Lam

Huey Lam isn’t just another fashion name, it’s a label that represents the people who wear it. From the fitting, design, and cutting, it’s the customer that makes the final decision. The Huey Lam brand represents the individuality of each and every man, not mass produced fashion.

Busting Bespoke Suit Shopping Myths - Always Buy Bespoke
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Busting Bespoke Suit Shopping Myths - Always Buy Bespoke

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.

Bespoke suits from Kipper Clothiers
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Bespoke suits from Kipper Clothiers

Founded in 2013, Kipper Clothiers is committed to the production of the highest quality of well-fitting tailored suits and shirts for men.

Surmesur Pittsburgh builds new bridge to custom menswear
World fashion

Surmesur Pittsburgh builds new bridge to custom menswear

Surmesur Pittsburgh is now open for business at 202 Fifth Ave., after the company spent more than a year in search of just the right fit for its original shopping concept, which blends traditional tailoring methods with technological innovation.

New online technologies change the fashion retail business
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New online technologies change the fashion retail business

During 2015, in the United States alone, online apparel and accessory revenue was around $63.5 billion and is estimated to reach $100 billion in 2019.

Savile Row tailors: LANVIN
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Savile Row tailors: LANVIN

Every stage of the creative process, fro the sketches to the final fittings, is cared out on the third floor of rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore. One hundred years of following a tradition of perfection where errors are unacceptable; where one's profession is cherished because handmade does not stem from elite craftsmanship, but from pure art.

Savile Row tailors: Kilgour
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Savile Row tailors: Kilgour

A full set of forty measures are taken during the first consultation to ascertain shape, posture, balance and proportion. A paper pattern is then drafted, unique to the customer. For the first fitting the suit is taken to a baste, with an unlined jacket to demonstrate and refine the shape and style.

Peter Parvez - the Canadian menswear leader
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Peter Parvez - the Canadian menswear leader

Peter Parvez is the Canadian leader in custom menswear. With more then 20 years experience, Peter provides the modern gentleman with high-quality menswear that will fit you perfectly.

The perfectly fitting handmade Gieves & Hawkes men's suit
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The perfectly fitting handmade Gieves & Hawkes men's suit

The window of Gieves & Hawkes is especially representative for Savile Row. Often the best tailors are in the smallest stores, but that's not the case with Gieves & Hawkes at 1 Savile Row, London, UK.

Tagliatore - an Italian brand with a strong evocative meaning
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Tagliatore - an Italian brand with a strong evocative meaning

verything starts from the creativity of Pino, a flexible and versatile mind, capable of capturing from the smallest shades the inspiration for a new collection: the texture of a fabric, the nuance of a colour, the details of an accessory, a check design. The design of the jacket is the palette from which to develop the creative ideas: the slim and soft forms, the perfect fitting, the research and enhancing of details, the revers, the shoulders, the sleeves, are at the basis of the concept of a Tagliatore garment.

Richard James Bespoke in New York
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Richard James Bespoke in New York

Richard James Bespoke will be in residence at The Pierre in New York from Monday 16th May to Friday 20th May. Bespoke manager Steve Powell and one of the head cutters will be present to undertake fittings, consultations and advise on bespoke and made-to-measure tailoring.

Custom- and Ready-made menswear by William T. Clothiers
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Custom- and Ready-made menswear by William T. Clothiers

The owner of William T. Clothiers, Todd Baldwin, has been in the menswear business for over 25 years. He provides to his clients perfectly fitting custom-made attire, matching their lifestyle.

7 things you should know about the men's suit
ABC of the men's suit

7 things you should know about the men's suit

One really well-fitting suit can help every man feel more confident, stylish and therefore - successful. In this video you'll find 7 easy-to-follow basic tips concerning dressing for formal occasions.

How a Master Tailor Creates a Bespoke Suit
Bespoke Men's Suits

How a Master Tailor Creates a Bespoke Suit

Cicchini Custom Clothier (Birmingham, Michigan, UK) offers fine fabric, detailed construction and customized fit for men and women - from suits and shirts to shoes and accessories. Find out the beginning of the bespoke tailoring process reviled by the Atelier's Head Tailor, Nino Xhemali.

Men's Fashion Basics Tips by T.M Lewin - Tailoring a suit
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Men's Fashion Basics Tips by T.M Lewin - Tailoring a suit

The jacket should fit you in the shoulder: it should hug your shoulders and encourage you to hold yourself upright. You should not be able to do an over arm throw comfortably in your jacket but you should be able to raise your arms.

Lanificio Zignone Spring-Summer 2017 Collection
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Lanificio Zignone Spring-Summer 2017 Collection

The formal wear collection of Lanificio Zignone explores a new definition of the classical fabric for official events. The keyword is 'perfect fit' following the body shape.

Well-fitting suits and smiles by Tom Hiddleston
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Well-fitting suits and smiles by Tom Hiddleston

Thomas William Hiddleston is an English actor, born in Westminster, London, UK, in 1981. He is best known for his role as Loki in Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), and Thor: The Dark World (2013). On the Red carpet, Tom is always stylish and smiling - equipped with a perfectly fitted suit and a charming smile, which make him even cuter.

Swedish made-to-measure suits by Cavaliere
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Swedish made-to-measure suits by Cavaliere

The MTM service provides the costumers with an experience in fine craftsmanship which results in a superior quality garment. Each garment is individually fitted by the retailers well educated staff, to match your specific needs and measurements. Then you have the opportunity to choose from hundreds of selected fabrics, what all comes from the finest fabric producers in Europe like Loro Piana, Dormeuil, Vitale Barberis and Cerutti etc.

Highcliffe Clothiers - Modern tailors of tradition
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Highcliffe Clothiers - Modern tailors of tradition

Men's suits, shirts, jackets, trousers, footwear, cufflinks, sock garters, collar bars and ties - everything the stylish gentleman needs could be found at Highcliffe.

Haberdasher - a trusted partner of the well-dressed men
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Haberdasher - a trusted partner of the well-dressed men

Service is Haberdasher's hallmark and will not compromise nor outsource to save time. Their member clients appreciate the service, quality and convenience they provide. Because they are a personal boutique operation focused on high-end clientele the company limits the number of clients they serve to ensure the clients receive the best, most responsive service possible. Because they are a relationship-based company they do not do business on a transactional basis. They become a trusted partner in making sure you are well-dressed and taken care of for the long term. You will never be "passed off" to the next sales rep.

5 things to look for in a suit
How to buy the perfect suit

5 things to look for in a suit

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.

How to save money, when buying a men's suit?
ABC of the men's suit

How to save money, when buying a men's suit?

Buying a new suit is a serious investment. On one hand, men's suits might be really expensive. But on the other hand, there is nothing worse, than a cheap-looking suit. So, what can we do? The trick is...

Futuristic dressing room - innovative retail and marketing solution
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Futuristic dressing room - innovative retail and marketing solution

FXMirror is an augmented-reality based virtual fitting room system, an innovative retail and marketing solution for fashion retailers. An electronic mirror is combined with an extra-large smart pad, incorporating infrared and RGB cameras. This enables shoppers to virtually try on clothes before taking their final selection to the dressing room, or even buy clothes, without the tedium to dress and undress in shops.

How to Tell if Your Suit Fits - Seven Simple Tricks
ABC of the men's suit

How to Tell if Your Suit Fits - Seven Simple Tricks

If you are in front of the mirror in the fitting room and you can't decide if the suit fits you, here we present you 7 simple tricks, which will help you decide...

The famous bespoke Savile Row suit
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The famous bespoke Savile Row suit

Savile Row (originally named Savile Street) is a street in Mayfair, central London, built between 1731 and 1735.
The street is mainly famous for its handmade bespoke men's suits - each of them created to perfectly fit its owner. Tailors started opening their businesses on Savile Row in the late 18th century.

What a really good men's suit can make for you?
ABC of the men's suit

What a really good men's suit can make for you?

One really well-fitting men's suit made of high quality fabrics can help every man feel more confident and radiate style.
It's elegant, it's beautiful, it's comfortable, it's practical to wear a suit and there is a suit for every occasion.

Rising opportunities for menswear fashion designers
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Rising opportunities for menswear fashion designers

Different researches show that menswear industry is an excellent business opportunity for fashion designers. How come?
Men want and try to look more and more stylish and fashionable each year. The percentage of gentlemen who state that they are interested in the newest trends is rising - according to one research 37% of guys are interested in learning more about fashion on the web, with 29% reporting that they already read industry news online.

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