How To Care For Your Special Ties 0

Your holiday or seasonal neckwear needs a safe place to rest until its moment to shine arrives. Instead of letting occasional-use ties collect dust or fade by languishing near your everyday ties, treat them right by storing them wisely. Fold the tie in half lengthwise. Roll it up smoothly from the folded end to the […]

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Relaxing Your Look 0

While a crisp, clean look is appealing, there are times when you don’t want to look too pressed, too starched, too new. Especially in your custom casual clothing. Expertly crafted custom-clothing looks and feels as comfortable and familiar as your long-beloved favorites. Color choices can also help create a more broken-in look. Choose muted earth […]

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Do You Have a Good Wardrobe Toolkit? 0

Just as a carpenter wouldn’t be prepared for his work without a toolbox full of the tools he needs, a gentleman should ensure he has a toolkit with the essentials to care properly for his custom or ready-made wardrobe. So what should be in this toolkit? Here are eight suggestions: Hangers: Thick, well-shaped hangers help […]

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Ultimate: (adj.) uncommon, highest or best, final 0

When you’re looking for an ultimate experience, by definition it will be rare and hard to attain. Ultimate clothing is by definition clothing no one else owns. That’s exactly what your custom wardrobe is: clothing for you – and only you. The fit, fabric, styling, and details are uniquely yours. With custom-made clothing, you’re able […]

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Fit and Fashion – The Road To Custom-Made Clothing   0

Two roads tend to lead to custom-made clothing; the first is fit. Those with hard-to-fit body types find a welcome relief from the sizing constraints of off-the-rack clothing through creating their own custom fit. Even slight differences from the “average” size in any of several key fitting points can make it difficult (if not impossible) […]

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Not Sure How To Care For Your Suit?  Read on… 0

Some men think a custom or ready-made suit or sport coat needs to cleaned as often as one washes less formal clothing. Definitely not true.  Unless an article of clothing has been soiled – frequent cleanings will without a doubt unnecessarily shorten the life of your garment. And here is a tip… steaming is far […]

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Checked Shirts for the Fall 0

Solid colored and striped custom-made and ready-made shirts work year-round, but there’s nothing like having a few seasonal items in the closet to make the changing months feel more special.  In the fall, I like to incorporate a few custom-made checked shirts into my rotation. They come in three varieties: Graph checks: The name describes […]

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Formal Occasions In Casual Settings 0

Formal events usually call for the formal black (or white) of a tuxedo-but when the event is in a casual setting, deciding what to wear can be a challenge. Whether you’re attending an outdoor wedding, a charity event at a golf course, a dinner cruise, or another dressy occasion held outdoors or before dark, you […]

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Look in the Mirror Next Time You Dress Up 0

Men’s custom and ready-made suit fashions vary periodically, but the basic elements of fit never change. As your custom clothier, when we tailor a ready-made or custom suit to fit you perfectly, we pay attention to these six key areas: Keep in mind that the eye sees from the head down, so shaping the shoulders […]

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Is This Often Overlooked Fabric For You? 0

Born in the middle ages and refined with current textile techniques, gabardine has come of age with surprising elegance. Originally intended for outerwear such as traveling cloaks, today gabardine is a refined, elegant fabric for a variety of purposes including custom-made suits and trousers. Gabardine combines the strength and durability of a tightly-woven twill with […]

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