MADE-TO-MEASURE TAILORING BASICS

The difference between made-to-measure and bespoke (and why it matters) bespoke vs tailored bespoke vs made to measure bespoke vs custom suit

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So, you’re exploring the world of custom suiting and words like ‘bespoke’, ‘inseam’ and ‘full-canvas’ are probably being hurled at you at a rate of knots. Confusing? Yes. Does it need to be? Absolutely not. When it comes to commissioning a custom suit, there’s a key difference to understand – bespoke versus made-to-measure. Any tailor worth their salt should be able to guide you through the other nuances from there. For the uninitiated, the terms made-to-measure and bespoke may look (and sound) like one and the… Read More »The difference between made-to-measure and bespoke (and why it matters) bespoke vs tailored bespoke vs made to measure bespoke vs custom suit

How to talk to a tailor – The ultimate alteration & tailor glossary

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We all seek the expert advice of a tailor for varying reasons. Some seek a beautifully crafted garment, others seek guidance from a familiar and friendly face, and some aspire to have a one-off piece unlike anything else available in the marketplace. Sometimes it can sound as though a tailor is speaking a different language to the untrained ear, so we’ve made it easy for you to understand with your very own tailor glossary. Drape When in the fitter’s studio,… Read More »How to talk to a tailor – The ultimate alteration & tailor glossary

How to prepare for your fitting suit fitting suit fitting guide well fitting suit tailoring drafting

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Preparing for a suit fitting can feel overwhelming. If you’ve ever been to a tailor before, you’ll know that there are decisions to be made and pins to dodge. At Oscar Hunt though, we strive to take the fuss out of the tailoring process. After all, the made-to-measure suiting experience should be an enjoyable one that culminates with a suit that is 100% you. To achieve this, we’ve pulled together the following no-nonsense guide on preparing for your fitting, complete with all the… Read More »How to prepare for your fitting suit fitting suit fitting guide well fitting suit tailoring drafting