A Toolkit for DIY Menswear and Fashion Accessories
It turns out that do-it-yourself (DIY) fashion extends well beyond sewing buttons onto old shirts. In fact, DIY is a core component of ethical fashion because it finds new ways to preserve and upcycle old materials into new pieces. Many key items in menswear collections can be repurposed using basic DIY techniques. This method offers a low-cost alternative for sprucing up your wardrobe without buying into fast fashion trends.
Billionaire Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
Welcome to The Grill, Manhattan’s ultimate destination for luxurious, stylish dining and entertainment. A mid-century midtown pleasure palace designed by Philip Johnson and Mies van der Rohe, covered in French walnut walls and Lee Krasner paintings, and filled with historic atmosphere – this is where JFK came to celebrate after Marilyn Monroe’s breathy rendition of Happy Birthday. So, where better in New York for the powerhouse Philipp Plein Group to stage its 20th-anniversary show?
Meyer and Mortimer - beautiful clothes in the highest standards of Savile Row bespoke tailoring
Meyer & Mortimer has one of the oldest pedigrees among the Savile Row fraternity. The modern company traces its heritage back to the 1790s when Jonathan Meyer, a tailor from Austria, established a tailoring and military outfitting business at 36 Conduit Street, at the north end of Savile Row. Around the same time in Edinburgh, the Mortimer family was specialising in military outfitting, supplying officers with swords, ceremonial dirks and firearms. Many Mortimer weapons remain in existence.
The benefits of tailored suit
Suits are the staple of modernism, professionalism and success. A man in a suit commands more respect from his peers without one, which is why it’s a strong tool for building your character. A bespoke suit offers you all of this and more. Here’s a quick rundown on why you should have a tailored suit in your wardrobe.
What to know when getting a British tailored suit abroad
A suit can often be compared to a meal. You’ll often settle for a classic plate of krapao kai. It’s cheap, it’s convenient, and it fills your stomach. In the same way, a lot of people settle for suits that are cheap, convenient, and gets the job done. However, you probably wouldn’t want to eat the same meal every day for the rest of your life, would you? There will be fancy events and business meetings where you have to take a client out for an expensive meal at a pricey restaurant. Would you want to wear your krapao kai suit? Sure, it may get the job done, but it won’t help you portray the image that you wish to.
Strong Demonstration of a future-oriented textile community at Munich Fabric Start
For three days MUNICH FABRIC START was the centre of the textile and clothing industry. Just over 20,000 visitors – designers, product managers and buyers of international brands and companies - came to Munich. The event also reached the record level of 1,050 exhibitors. Overall, the organisers can look back on a constant result based on last year’s comparable figures.
Custom made suits by Ted Baker
Always one to keep things personal, Ted believes every man deserves the chance to own a one-of-a-kind suit, tailored precisely to his own tastes. Using luxurious materials, Ted’s Custom Made experts will help create the perfect suit for you: pick the pockets, linger on lapels and create a truly personal piece that’s guaranteed to leave a lasting impression.
Italian tailor made suits by Messori
Messori’s philosophy has always considered quality as high-priority. Care and attention are strategic elements of every creation. The inner style centre presents every season a wide selection of new models inspired by the trends international monitoring. The finicky selection of the fabrics, the tailoring care and the precious details put Messori’s brand at the top of its niche.
Types of buttons for clothing
Buttons are almost as ancient as clothing. Information exists that buttons from the Bronze Age are found in India during excavations and in Turkey buttons are found dating back to 10,000 years B.C. Their history is more than rich. During the millennia they revived for use at times and at times were forgotten. They were characteristic of the clothes of the rich and noble circles and inaccessible to ordinary people. Any kinds of materials were used, from wood and stone to precious metals and diamonds. In 18 – 19 century their decorative value reached unexpected heights, and after the World War II showed up their utility function – then they were used completely as intended – for fastening.
Revolutionizing Menswear: A New York Start-Up introducing Custom Luxury for Everyone
Manstery launches a new made-to-measure shirt collection using a groundbreaking technology that makes customizable luxury accessible to everyone. It goes on sale this month on Kickstarter with shirts starting at $158.
A guide to bespoke trousers by Scabal's tailors
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.
Create a bespoke shirt to complement your tailored suit - ask the Scabal's tailors
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.
BLOSSOM PREMIERE VISION: a growing, selective and ultra high-quality offer
A year ago, the PREMIERE VISION group inaugurated BLOSSOM PREMI?RE VISION , a biannual trade show dedicated to first collections and designed for creative, luxury and high-end fashion brands. Last December, the success of the show's second edition confirmed the coherency and effectiveness of its underlying concept.
French bespoke shirts by Maison Courtot
The Maison Courtot sews all your bespoke shirts. Collar, cuffs, placket, buttons and monogramming are many elements which give you an unique bespoke shirt. Their shirts are manufactured in Paris and in their workshop close to Houdan in Yvelines.
Knot Standard opens a store in London
The fastest growing menswear company in the United States, is coming to London. They are excited to bring modern bespoke to Soho. Visit them at the Knot Standard London Concept Store opening May 2nd.
Australian tailored suits by Joe Button
Joe Button's mission is to enable a generation of men and women dress well at an affordable price. Their collection of clothing embraces the concept of well-made classic pieces that's tailored to your body. Every single garment is custom made to the individual's design preferences and custom measurements so that no two pieces are ever the same.
German made-to-measure suits by Eduard Dressler
Eduard Dressler had a vision: each suit should be of excellent craftsmanship, highest quality and wearing comfort. With passion and creativity he revolutionised what at that time was traditional tailoring with innovative production methods. Based on our founder’s vision, our goal today is to refine every finished product to uncompromising hand-crafted perfection. Thanks to this philosophy the EDUARD DRESSLER brand stands more than ever for masculine, elegant sophistication – quite simply a style that’s timeless.
Celebrities' style: Douglas Booth
Douglas John Booth was born on 9th of July 1992. He is an English actor. He first came to public attention following his performance as Boy George in the BBC Two film Worried About the Boy (2010). He also starred in the BBC adaptations of Great Expectations and Christopher and His Kind (both 2011).
Handcrafted suits in Vienna by Levinson Bespoke
Since 1987, Levinson Bespoke have set out to make world-class tailored clothing available with the greatest convenience. They offer show-room quality appointments in your home or office as well as at their Northern Virginia studio.
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.
American made-to-measure suits by Paul Stuart
Paul Stuart's roots are in soft shoulder clothing, over the years the store and the brand have been influential in helping to redefine the American tailored look into the slimmer more international silhouettes of today. In fact, Paul Stuart has a long history of bringing innovations and new styles into American menswear. For example, Paul Stuart was the first U.S. retailer to introduce side vents and three-button suits.
Celebrities' style: Jeremy Renner
Jeremy Lee Renner was born on 7th of January, 1971. He is an American actor and singer. Throughout the 2000s, Renner appeared largely in independent films such as Dahmer (2002) and Neo Ned (2005). He also appeared in supporting roles in bigger films such as S.W.A.T. (2003) and 28 Weeks Later (2007). He then turned in a much-praised performance in The Town (2010), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
Bespoke suits by Simon Dowling
Simon Dowling can create tailored garments to suit all your sartorial needs. Work suits, weddings, eveningwear and overcoats all feature in our product range.These garments are created in conjunction with the best luxury fabric houses from across the globe. Loropiana, Dormeuil, Holland & Sherry and some artisan mills have provided cloth for our store over the last five years confident in the fact that their name will be attached and associated with a quality garment.
How to recognise the best quality ready-to-wear business suit
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.
Welsh bespoke and made-to-measure suits by Nathan Palmer
Nathan Palmer specialise in a made to measure service, as well as a bespoke, hand made suit service, which compliments well their smart/casual range, creating you the entire image of the perfect gentleman. They have over 10 years of experience within the fashion industry and have learned the importance of using top quality materials ranging from Welsh wool to cashmere's and cottons.
Bespoke suits by J.H.Cutler
At J. H. Cutler, Australia’s, and one of the worlds, most highly regarded bespoke tailors and shirt makers, our philosophy is to understand and fulfil the commission of each individual client, to maintain the highest standards of traditional bespoke tailoring and to create clothing of unsurpassed elegance, comfort and quality.
Meet Scabal at Savile Row
Savile Row. The center of the tailoring universe for nearly 300 years, it is home to the world’s greatest tailors, many of who still hand craft suits for the world’s most discerning gentlemen.
Made-to-measure suits by Canali - the Su Misura suits
The well known suit brand Canali can take to another place - the place of the made-to-measure suits, a moment that every man should experience, the world of personalised tailoring.
Made-to-measure suits by Rembrandt
This year Rembrandt celebrates 70 years of sartorial excellence. Since our beginning in 1946 our goal has always been to create mens clothing that looks great, fits perfectly, made from the worlds best fabric mills and is good value for money. They continue to make suits in their factory in New Zealand plus have a few international suppliers working with us who share their commitment to quality.
Made-to-measure suits by BACHRACH
Established in 1877, Bachrach is a tradition of fashionable clothing for the everyday man. They strive to be a customer first company, offering affordable prices on quality clothing and great customer service. With 32 retail locations nationwide and growing, their mentality is that of a neighborhood clothier: friendly and considerate.
6 reasons to choose a Jaeger made-to-measure suit
To celebrate the launch of their new premium tailoring service at Regent Street store, Jaeger reveal what makes their Made to Measure suits a cut above.
Bespoke suits and shirts in Toronto by Michel's Bespoke
Every man wants to look and feel his best and the most successful men know that it begins with the clothing he wears. When you select Michel to construct your custom suits and shirts, you collaborate with him to hand pick the fabrics, styles, cuts, cuffs, collars, buttons and monograms. Details are what define a man. When you wear the best, you attract success.
Made-to-measure-suits in USA by Ace Custom Tailors
The clothes make the man, so they say, and Ace's custom suits are made from the finest luxury materials available worldwide. Ace Custom Tailors personally selects the best silks, wools, cashmere, and cottons available from Italy, Switzerland, Egypt, and many more countries from around the world. With brands such as Loro Piana, Holland & Sherry, Vitale Barberis Canonico, and Gladson Ltd, you can be sure that your custom suit won’t just fit perfectly, but will make you feel like a million bucks without costing it. The custom suits are hand sewn inhouse at their store location and can be ready in as little as three weeks once they take your measurements. Once your garment is completed, if you are unhappy with any aspect of it, they will fix it right away at no additional cost.
INDOCHINO pledges to suit up 25 000 grooms for free in 2016
INDOCHINO announced their SUIT UP WEDDINGS initiative for 2016. The beginning was on January 25th, INDOCHINO and rolled out a massive program in North America, pledging to suit up 25,000 grooms for free in 2016. Any groom whose wedding party of four or more groomsmen is outfitted by INDOCHINO will receive his own made to measure suit free of charge.
Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2017 collection - tailoring is the key
The journey of the menswear collection begins in 1960s swinging London and moves to a dusty exotic world. Traditional, sharply cut Savile Row tailoring in sober shades gradually becomes more exotic and opulent, inspired by India during the Empire period, where the palette and iconography is fully embraced, from safari colours to sun-bleached leopard prints and exotic landscapes to ornate embroideries. Jewellery fit for a Maharaja reference the lavishness of the time and the spirit of the 60s adds a dandified irreverence to the collection.
Joshua Kane Autumn/Winter 2016 collection
Joshua Kane’s bespoke suits, and indeed the ready-to-wear line and accessories are all proudly designed, tailored, woven, and manufactured in England. Harnessing the rich history of traditional makers such as Joseph H. Clissold for fabric development, Laird & Co for the signature Gostick hat, and Victorian stalwarts James Smith & Sons for their first umbrella collaboration, Joshua has created a label that fuses the elegance of fine luxury tailoring with intelligently considered design details that resonates with the modern, style conscious client.
Savile Row tailors: Jeff Banks
Bespoke craftsmanship encapsulates everything that Jeff Banks hold precious in the design world. Expert, precision tailoring, that sensational feel of the finest quality cloth, delicate stitching and the intricate detail of individual buttons and monogramming - all delivered with an unsurpassable service reminiscent of a more traditional era...
Men's Suit Accessories: F.B.M.A buttons
F.B.M.A. srl is a company producing fashion buttons and metal accessories. The company is a real trend-setter, making fashionable accessories as bijoux, buckles, pins, ear-rings.
The 2nd edition of Prima Milano Unica and the Fall/Winter 2017-2018 trends
Time for trend moods. Time for ideas. The FW 2017/18 Milano Unica trends were presented at “La Pelota” in Milan to exhibitors and fashion community.
The suit details: Working cuffs and kissing buttons
A well-made suit can be distinguished by the details. One of the features of a high quality custom suit are the 'Working cuffs' - the suit sleeve buttons that are functional and work.
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.
Tailor's tips by Vitale Barberis Canonico: Trousers
Vitale Barberis Canonico, one of the oldest woollen mills of the world, celebrates bespoke tailoring with the project Tailor`s Tips, a series of 12 videos in which the master tailor Giovanni Barberis Organista, directed by Gianluca Migliarotti, tells what happens behind the scenes when a hand-stitched suit is created.
Tailor's tips by Vitale Barberis Canonico: Buttonholes and Buttons
Vitale Barberis Canonico, one of the oldest woollen mills of the world, celebrates bespoke tailoring with the project Tailor's Tips, a series of 12 videos in which the master tailor Giovanni Barberis Organista, directed by Gianluca Migliarotti, tells what happens behind the scenes when a hand-stitched suit is created.
Sonya Rykiel Autumn/Winter 2016 Collection
It begins with the unwavering Sonia Rykiel spirit: vibrant, charming, a touch of sass. The signatures - stripes, knits, rhinestone accents - remain ever-present.
Joseph Abboud Autumn/Winter 2016 - the suit from tweed
Modern American menswear hasn’t been this exciting since the 1960s, when Savile Row, Carnaby Street, the British Invasion, and the peacock revolution took the United States by storm. This is why I decided to bring the Joseph Abboud collection back to the runway for the first time in 15 years.
PREMIÈRE VISION NEW YORK: a significant increase and diversification of the offer
For its 32nd edition taking place this January 19th and 20th, Première Vision New York marks a new stage in its evolution. Already known for its premium offer of fabrics, accessories and textile designs, the show now broadens to include leather and manufacturing. The event, already the North American market leader, thus becomes a unique destination for buyers to develop collections, now bringing five activity sectors together under one roof.
Why you should choose the tailor-made suits over the ready ones
It would be a rare occasion when a suit from a branded store would fit you perfectly. It’s always a wise decision to get your suits tailor made. We are going to give you some of the most important reasons why you all should prefer the tailor-made suit.
Première Vision New York and Indigo New York show all the trends for Spring-Summer 2016
Make a date with Spring Summer 16 at New York’s Pier 92 next January 13 and 14. Following the roll-out of its new formula last July, the show is back with an even stronger offer in its 3 universes: fashion fabrics, accessories and textile & surface designs. A unique offer comprising 297 companies, up by 14% over January 2014. An event bringing together some of the best products selected by Première Vision from what the global textile world has to offer.
ABC of the Men's Suit - complete guide to men's tailored clothing
You want to know everything about the men's suit? Well, here is the place, where we'll try to answer all your questions about it, before you even ask. We start now and we'll keep adding information to help you learn more about every detail of men's suit.
The difference between the blazer and the suit coat
The term 'blazer' originated in 1825 and then meant only 'the red flannel boating jacket worn by the Lady Margaret, St. John's College, Cambridge, Boat Club'.
Nowadays, a blazer is a type of jacket resembling a suit coat cut more casually, typically with metal buttons. It is intended as an outdoor jacket and always solid-colored - usually blue, black, camel or dark green. It is single- or double-breasted and made of sturdy material.
Become a men's suit agent or reseller
If you love fashion and fashion trends you can become a part of fashion industry as a men's suits agent. Richmart is looking for resellers and agents all over Europe and USA.
Richmart - the brand for high quality men's suits
The brand 'Richmart' is a symbol for high quality menswear. The company manufactures two and three part ready-to-wear men's suits, coats and made-to-measure suits. It offers a wide range of both classic and sport suits. Richmart works with partners from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Holland, Greece, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland and other European countries.
Accessories for textile, industrial washing and dyeing from Optimum Ltd
Textile Agency Optimum Ltd. already for 10 years is specializing in the supply of textile accessories, as well as in industrial washing and dyeing.
Textile Agency Optimum Ltd. also offers delivery of extremely high quality accessories for the textile industry: textile labels (jacquard), woven ribbons and laces, hangtags ....
Lectra extends its software offer to material traceability and reinforces its position in Industry 4.0
Where to produce quality men's suits in Eastern Europe - made-to-measure suits, ready-to-wear suits and CMT