Bespoke Men's Suits
Bespoke suits are made to an individual buyer's specification by a tailor and are traditionally cut from a pattern drafted from scratch for the customer. The distinguishing points of bespoke tailoring are the buyer's total control over the fabric used, the features and fit, and the way the garment should be made. More generally, bespoke tailoring includes a high degree of customization and involvement of the end-user in the production process.
The Milanese buttonhole is a very iconic type of buttonhole and a sign of a bespoke suit. The Asolsa Lucida glossy buttonhole, which most likely originated in the Abruzzi region of Italy, is also preferred in Paris, whose tailors refer to this style of buttonhole as the Milanese buttonhole. The silk gimp, key to the overall look, is usually from Guterman and is known as Agreman.
'Exquisite, light, and travel-friendly fabrics from Vitale Barberis Canonico (Italy) and Holland & Sherry (England) make our new collection indispensable for every occasion. Worn by trailblazers from Cary Grant to Chris Bosh, the windowpane check is the mark of a man unafraid to stand out'.
Peckham Rye finely tailored clothes and accessories - exceptional finish, high quality materials and enduring style
If you are looking for true British style and finely tailored clothes and accessories you should not miss visiting the House of Peckham Rye, located in Newburgh Street, just off London's famous Carnaby Street, which has long been the home of bespoke British tailoring.
LeGrand Leseur rolls out his new season "Fantaisie Souvenir" with the innovative triangle breast pocket. Another change from him that brings the traditional gentlemen's look into a new future of sophisticated men's wear.
Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, better known by his stage name Tinie Tempah, with the help of the Museum of London and Savile Row tailors, Norton & Sons - has designed a gray with accents of blue and gold running through it, Sherlock Holmes inspired, three-piece tweed bespoke suit to wear at the bi-annual menswear shows that start this Friday (January 9, 2015).
Today we are going to tell you a little bit more about the tailoring profession.
A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.
The first use of the word 'tailor' dates to the 13th century - 1297 according to the Oxford English Dictionary.
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.
World famous fashion house Alexander McQueen launches series of signature jacket styles - from downtime DBs to classic morning suits - that can be cut to your exact specification and measurements and made of a wide range of exclusive fabrics. Alexander McQueen's new made-to-measure service will be offering an express route to suit customisation. Suits will be made in Italy and it'll take six weeks to be finished.
A luxury man suit is a symbol of status! A well-suited man radiates style, stability, self-confidence and influence. And when it comes to luxury menswear, wool makes the suit! 'Quality suits are like Ferraris, they're a piece of precision engineering,' says veteran menswear buyer and fashion consultant David Bush.