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Bespoke tailoring by Anderson & Sheppard
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke tailoring by Anderson & Sheppard

Anderson & Sheppard probably has the most individual silhouette on Savile Row (though strictly they are, of course, off the Row on Old Burlington Street). The original, draped style developed by Frederick Scholte has become a firm house style, the soft shoulder, high armhole and large sleevehead now instantly recognisable.

Tiger of Sweden Men Spring/Summer 2018 collection
Menswear collections

Tiger of Sweden Men Spring/Summer 2018 collection

For Spring/Summer 2018, Tiger of Sweden Men keeps enhancing a long, slim silhouette with short jackets, slightly loose fitted trousers and snug double-breasted suits. The suiting is still based on traditional British tailoring with sharp shoulders, narrow waists and with the gorge laying high towards the neck to create a tall, proud torso which enhances the male figure. The trousers are higher and little bit wider for the perfect balance.

Lexus presented their guide how to buy a bespoke suit
How to buy the perfect suit

Lexus presented their guide how to buy a bespoke suit

Unlike made-to-measure suits that alter a pre-made pattern, bespoke suits are built from the ground up. Because your tailor won’t be working with a template pattern, he or she will take every detail into account, including the ones you might not realize are important, such as the slope of your shoulders and the arch of your back.

The basics of the tailored suit - what you should know
ABC of the men's suit

The basics of the tailored suit - what you should know

The tailored suit is a masterpiece that every man should possess. It is your confidence, your passion and express your style. There are a lot of reasons why you must have one and now we are going to tell you some of the most important things you should choose about the suit. There are some details and choices you must make to create the perfect suit.

Jacket Back Finish Pressing Machine
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Jacket Back Finish Pressing Machine

Especially developed for the garment industry, our patented heating system saves energy costs up to 30 % and shortens the heating up times of the ironing bucks.

How Dior Homme make their suits
ABC of the men's suit

How Dior Homme make their suits

Dior Homme's Artistic Director Kris Van Assche creates his collections just a stone's throw from 30 avenue Montaigne in Paris. At his side are the artisans of the Homme atelier, bringing his creations to life.

Balenciaga Spring/Summer 2017 collection - wide shoulders
Menswear collections

Balenciaga Spring/Summer 2017 collection - wide shoulders

For his debut men's effort, Demna Gvasalia paraded coats and suits with fridge-wide shoulders — alongside suffocating, shrunken styles.

Key differences between the Chicago, the Los Angeles and the New York fit according to Hart Schaffner Marx
How to buy the perfect suit

Key differences between the Chicago, the Los Angeles and the New York fit according to Hart Schaffner Marx

Hart Schaffner Marx's devotion to American heritage runs to deep tha they've develop three different suit models to reflect three of USA most charismatic cities: Chicago, Los Angeles and New York.

Maison Margiela Spring/Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Maison Margiela Spring/Summer 2017 collection

Maison Margiela continues the hallowed house’s tradition of breaking garments to display how they work: suits have been torn apart, sewn and held together with rope-belts; the seams outlined like veins and blueprints, elevating the idea of an unstructured or deconstructed blazer.

Key differences between the American, the English and the Italian suits
How to buy the perfect suit

Key differences between the American, the English and the Italian suits

There are three main types of suits' cut: American, British and English. And now we will explain the key differences between them. Every type has characteristics that describe it and differ from the other two types.

Bespoke Tailoring by Alexandra Wood
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke Tailoring by Alexandra Wood

Alexandra's passion is to make bespoke suits that fit like no other. To make the wearer feel like the owner of his clothes and not the other way round. Whether it's soft shoulders or rope shoulders, a gift for instantly recognising what will complement and enhance your look is one of Alexandra's keenest talents. You’ll be feeling good on the inside and exuding confidence on the outside.

Bespoke suits by Mohan's Custom Tailors from New York
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits by Mohan's Custom Tailors from New York

If you're looking to make a positive impression during a job interview or business meeting, you should consider buying a bespoke suit. No other kind of suit can fit your contours and accentuate your attributes quite like a custom suit made by an experienced tailor. If you're in any way daunted by the bespoke process, you shouldn't be; the professionals at Mohan's Custom Tailors are friendly, and their suits cost 40-50% less than other custom suits.

The difference between Ultra Skinny Fit, Skinny Fit and Slim fit by TOPMAN
How to buy the perfect suit

The difference between Ultra Skinny Fit, Skinny Fit and Slim fit by TOPMAN

Establishing the perfect fit is the key consideration when buying a suit. So taking a minute to familiarise yourself with Topman's array of contemporary and classic suit fits - from the ultra skinny fit to the timeless slim fit - could be the wisest sartorial decision you make all season.

Bespoke suits in Chicago by Nicholas Joseph
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits in Chicago by Nicholas Joseph

Orders came in from across the United States as Nicholas deepened his understanding of the measuring, constructing, and fitting process. He soon realized that although people purchased online, custom clothing is a high touch product that needs experts to meet with clients in person. He then opened his first studio location inside an upscale men’s barbershop in Chicago and was surprised at how fast sales took off when guys could try on different styles, touch the luxury fabrics, and be measured, and ultimately fitted, by an expert. Within two years, they had four studio locations in Chicago – Loop, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, and South Loop.

Custom suits by John the Tailor
Bespoke Men's Suits

Custom suits by John the Tailor

John The Tailor, has been serving the Miami community for over 25 years providing the finest of alterations for men, women and children

Men's suit jacket Shoulder Styles
ABC of the men's suit

Men's suit jacket Shoulder Styles

Today, we'll take a look at the five main men's suit jacket shoulder styles, which give different look to their wearers...

Balenciaga Spring-Summer 2017 Men's collection
Menswear collections

Balenciaga Spring-Summer 2017 Men's collection

Designer Demna Gvasalia made his debut for Balenciaga fashion house last season during the women's fashion week. This June he presented his first menswear show for the label during the Paris Fashion Week.

Tom Baker - traditional and avant-garde bespoke tailoring
Bespoke Men's Suits

Tom Baker - traditional and avant-garde bespoke tailoring

Tom Baker specialises in both traditional and avant-garde bespoke tailoring. He trained for five years at Hardy Amies (Savile Row) until 1996 when he founded Sir Tom Baker in Soho, London. It was on Savile Row that he was taught to cut and fit in the most classical English way.

How Should a Suit Jacket Fit
ABC of the men's suit

How Should a Suit Jacket Fit

James Sleater the owner of the Cad & The Dandy on Savile Row providing insights into how a how a jacket should fit.

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

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.

How to wear shirt and tie by Luciano Barbera
ABC of the men's suit

How to wear shirt and tie by Luciano Barbera

The famous tailor Luciano Barbera gives advises and tips how to wear a shirt and a tie. "It is not enough to have beautiful clothes. Lots of people have beautiful clothes. In fact some people have too many. What is important is what you do with them." - said Barbera.

How to wear a suit by Luciano Barbera - The Jacket
How to buy the perfect suit

How to wear a suit by Luciano Barbera - The Jacket

A suit tells the world you are ready for business. A jacket tells the world you are open to fun. For Barbera, the ideal jacket should have soft, natural lines and balanced proportions. It should fit you but never constrict you.

How to take the measurements for boys' made-to-measure suit by Black and Bianco
Children's Suits

How to take the measurements for boys' made-to-measure suit by Black and Bianco

You only need a few things to get started. A boy (son or grandson), if he's not available you can always substitute with the same size of clothing he currently wears. The second thing you need which is very important is a measurement tape.

Nathan Custom Tailors: Custom clothing from Richmond
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Nathan Custom Tailors: Custom clothing from Richmond

Mass-made clothing is, of necessity, sized for the masses. Dimensions are reduced to the most likely measurements and produced accordingly. Ready-made suits are made to fit the average person. The trouble is that no one is average. At Nathan’s, we consider much more than just your measurements. Crucial to the balance of every Nathan’s garment are details such as shoulder description, posture and hip level.

Tailor's tips by Vitale Barberis Canonico: More about the sleeves
ABC of the men's suit

Tailor's tips by Vitale Barberis Canonico: More about the sleeves

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: Collars and Undercollars
ABC of the men's suit

Tailor's tips by Vitale Barberis Canonico: Collars and Undercollars

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.

Elements of Modern Classic Dress. Missurasu Napoli, Sprezzatura
The dandy style

Elements of Modern Classic Dress. Missurasu Napoli, Sprezzatura

When we say 'Neapolitan cut', we inevitably come to the most famous feature of the Neapolitan jacket - soft shoulder. This atlas, which holds on its shoulders, as the Italians say sullespalle, the secret of Italian male elegance, a great lightness achieved in a difficult way, the core of the concept of sprezzatura.

How to wear a suit jacket
ABC of the men's suit

How to wear a suit jacket

Men who wear improperly fitted suits may hear this: "Are you wearing that suit or is the suit wearing you?" The secret to wearing a suit is buying the right suit for you, which means getting the best suit fit. We are going to tell you some tips about the right suit fit.

Elegant menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 by Cesare Attolini
Menswear collections

Elegant menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 by Cesare Attolini

And today, 130 tailors - each dedicated to performing a single step - use only scissors, thimbles, needles and thread to produce 50 entirely handmade jackets and suits per day, made of finest Scottish, English, Irish and Italian yarns, from the highest quality wools to the purest cashmeres. It takes 25 to 30 hours to make a suit and each of them has a little handcrafted details fine-tuned over the decades by Vincenzo Attolini

Capara Fall/Winter 2015 collection
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Capara Fall/Winter 2015 collection

Contemplating the works of the flemish renaissance in a museum, wandering into a gallery exhibition modern photography, a foray into abstract art on a walk through town: time travelling between the centuries, meandering between the genres and schools of art, whilst still capturing the zeitgeist. ’In the moment’ is the idea of self-discovery behind capara’s Fall/Winter 2015-2016 collection. Inspired by the depth and complexity of the landscape painting by flemish renaissance artist Pieter Breugel the elder, on the one hand, and the modernity of the works of Katharina Grosse and the photographs by Viviane Sassen on the other, the collection really strikes a chord with the here and now.

Spring-Summer 2015: Top 10 Fashion trends you can actually wear
Fashion trends

Spring-Summer 2015: Top 10 Fashion trends you can actually wear

It's still Winter outside, but we can't wait for the Summer to come! That's why today we'll take a look at 10 top trends, which are both fashionable and wearable and will make us feel fresh and cosy during the long Summer days (and nights ;) ).

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...

How to get the right fit for men's suit
ABC of the men's suit

How to get the right fit for men's suit

Men’s suits are one of the most important formal basic wear in any men’s wardrobe. Every man should have at least one suit. However, there are times when one needs to be officially attired like attending a formal occasion or a job interview which cannot be done without a proper suit. So it is important to know the basics in the making of a suit to make it look best on you.

Glossary of men's coat: Neapolitan Shoulder explained
ABC of the men's suit

Glossary of men's coat: Neapolitan Shoulder explained

There are three main things, which distinguish the Neapolitan shoulder:
- lack of padding;
- pleated sleeve heads;
- spalla camicia ('shirt shoulder').

MBFW: Knitting, sequins and 'Star Wars' for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 by Rodarte
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MBFW: Knitting, sequins and 'Star Wars' for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 by Rodarte

Growing up in California, 'Star Wars' was a 'big obsession' for Rodarte designer-sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy. And they've decided that their collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 is the right place to show it including the images of Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, R2-D2 and Yoda in a few of their garments, shown on February 11, 2014 in New York, during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

Elegance and style during the MBFW in Carolina Herrera Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection
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Elegance and style during the MBFW in Carolina Herrera Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection

'There is no reference to the past - I'm trying to go to the future!' said world famous fashion designer Carolina Herrera about her Fall/Winter 2014 womenswear collection.
Carolina offers to ladies both daywear and eveningwear.
For days - volume with rounded shoulders on top (to emphasize a tiny waist), over slim skirts and pants in brown, navy and royal blue; for nights - prints in geometric patterns and rusty shades of blue, bronze and orange.

Prom dresses fashion trends for 2014
Fashion trends

Prom dresses fashion trends for 2014

Today we are presenting you 8 of the top trends in prom dresses for Spring-Summer 2014. If you want to be glamorous, modern and beautiful during your prom night, take a look at our list:
Lace - in a small accent, a high neckline or as a complete overlay - is definitely one of the hottest trends for the upcoming prom season. It's a symbol of femininity and elegance.

Saint Laurent Spring-Summer 2014 collection by Hedi Slimane
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Saint Laurent Spring-Summer 2014 collection by Hedi Slimane

Youth - that's the key word of Hedi Slimane's Spring-Summer 2014 collection for 'Saint Laurent'.
The Saint Laurent woman is a stroppy girl who still smells of teen spirit with her teeny sequin dress, a jacket with big shoulders and sparkling silver ankle socks.
The garments are mixture of the 1970s and the mid-1990s by way of Los Angeles grunge. It's for the brave woman, who is self-confident and bold.

Fall-Winter 2013/2014 Haute Couture Collection by Jean Paul Gaultier
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Fall-Winter 2013/2014 Haute Couture Collection by Jean Paul Gaultier

In his Fall-Winter 2013/2014 Haute Couture Collection, Jean Paul Gaultier employs richly saturated shades of black, red, and gold along with a dizzying array of big cat prints on coats, jackets, tights, cuffs and scarves.
It's about the powerful woman - bold, daring and impressive - combination of a modern Mata Hari, a Parisian femme fatale, a fashionable Catwoman.
Key ingredients are statement shoulders and tight waists.

Swimwear fashion trends for Summer 2012
Fashion trends

Swimwear fashion trends for Summer 2012

The best way to start thinking about the summer and your dream vacation is to get to know the latest trends in swimwear for Summer 2012. We picked for you the best suggestions from the fashion shows around the world.

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