D.Jones - 100% bench-made custom made garments from Dallas
Based in Dallas, TX, the D.Jones mission is to change the way men look at style, one relationship, one detail at a time. Every garment, whether an entire suit or just one shirt, is 100% bench-made custom made using our patented 40-point measuring system, ensuring a perfect fit for each client we serve. Their luxury menswear lines are some of the finest custom suits in the world. At D. Jones, their greatest strengths are their complete focus on quality and their fanatical attention to detail.
They only employ the most talented and experienced tailors, achieve the most precise measurements possible and offer an unmatched level of service. Tell your story with a luxury suit and completely custom wardrobe. D.Jones provide unmatched fashion expertise and most importantly, they invest the time to help you build a wardrobe that’s not just a perfect fit for your body, but for your personality, occupation and lifestyle. The company only uses fabrics from the best mills in the world like Holland & Sherry, Vitale Barberis, Ermenegildo Zegna, Scabal, Dormeuil, and Loro Piana.
What is Bench Made?
Between the extremes of bespoke and ready-to-wear has existed, since the end of the 19th century, a “grey area of garments for which the customer was measured, but that were then made up to the closest standard size, often, but by no means always, in a factory.”
The distinction made here is between bespoke, created without use of a pre-existing pattern, and made to measure, which alters a standard-sized pattern to fit the customer.
Technological change makes this distinction more subtle, since “fittings are increasingly required for both bespoke and made-to-measure; a bespoke service may require an individually-cut pattern, which is then kept should further suits be required, and now made-to-measure measurements are often stored too, on a computer. Even hand-work, often cited as a benchmark of bespoke, is now increasingly found in made-to-measure garments, while machine-making plays some part in the creation of most bespoke suits”.
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