FIT & CONSTRUCTION

The perfect suit: The ultimate guide to how your suit should fit how a suit should fit how your suit should fit how suits should fit

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While the perfect suit might sound elusive, it’s in the reach of every man and his tailor. It isn’t defined by the fabrication, colour or pattern; the most important element of a great suit is the fit. It’s what defines made-to-measure, and it’s why so many gentlemen make the informed decision to choose suiting made especially for them. Only your tailor can help you achieve the perfect fit; below are the key considerations they’ll follow in your consultation. Length General… Read More »The perfect suit: The ultimate guide to how your suit should fit how a suit should fit how your suit should fit how suits should fit

Tailoring for your body type dressing for body type different types of body type used for interlinking

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One of the many advantages of made-to-measure suiting is that you’re able to modify patterns based on your shape. For those over 6’1 (or those on the shorter side) this has two benefits; finding a suit is no longer as much of a hassle and, secondly, your alteration bill will be significantly reduced. Beyond getting a suit that fits, one of the other benefits of made-to-measure is that you can actually optimise the cut based on your assets. After all,… Read More »Tailoring for your body type dressing for body type different types of body type used for interlinking

How is a suit jacket constructed? A guide to canvassing canvassing suit half canvas vs unstructured

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No two made-to-measure suits are alike, and if you look below the surface, you’ll appreciate how a suit’s foundations can make all the difference. A great suit is built upon a jacket canvas, the reinforcement that gives it its shape and allows it to develop the hallmarks of its owner. It’s a tradition tailors have employed for centuries, honouring the garment from the inside out. There are two types of canvassed suit jackets: floating and fused. A floating canvas is the superior choice; traditionally… Read More »How is a suit jacket constructed? A guide to canvassing canvassing suit half canvas vs unstructured