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.
It’s one of the greatest honors in life to be asked to be a friend or relative’s best man at their wedding. It’s a role that comes with some key responsibilities as well, so it’s not something to be taken lightly. When you accept the offer, you’ll be feeling proud and pleased, but this can soon give way to anxiety and stress if you don’t get your tasks sorted out as efficiently and promptly as possible. Therefore, you should have a plan of what you need to do and when each task needs to be completed to keep you on track and up to the mark.
Do you dream of one day working on Savile Row? Or taking your menswear business to the next level? Make your dream a reality! Learn how to give your customers more than they expect from Master Tailors at the Savile Row Academy.
Starting and running a retail store is not an easy affair. If things are not properly displayed and well stacked, then customers might not find them and so sales will not happen. Potential customers visiting your retail store need to be converted into actual buyers and for that all your saleable goods and products or brochures need to be adequately and systematically displayed to the targeted visitors to your shop.
Introducing the launch of Made to Measure services for 2017 with consultation and fittings at their London based atelier. Experience a Made to Measure session like no other where you will receive an in depth consultation to discuss your preferences, enjoy a fitting session with their master tailor and see luxurious London made craftsmanship.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Men's suits, shirts, jackets, trousers, footwear, cufflinks, sock garters, collar bars and ties - everything the stylish gentleman needs could be found at Highcliffe.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.