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5 Reasons To Avoid Buying Off-the-Rack

Even If you’re just a beginner to the world of menswear, you’ve definitely come across these terms at some point. Bespoke, off-the-rack. These may be words you’re unfamiliar with. Well, maybe not off-the-rack. It’s safe to say that having at least one suit isn’t a luxury, but a necessity. Every…

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The workflow of creating exclusive leather shoes by a young craftsman in a shoe workshop.

How To Protect Your Dress Shoes From the Elements

We all get caught in a rain or snowstorm from time to time during the workweek. A prepared gentleman will likely have an umbrella. But umbrella or no umbrella, your nice dress shoes are still going to get wet. Do you know how to protect your dress shoes from the…

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Mature professional Tailor taking measurements for sewing suit at tailors shop.

How To Make a Great Impression With Your Suit Color

Whether you’re preparing for a job interview, having lunch with a new client, or going on a first date, first impressions matter. A key aspect of first impressions is the color you present to others through your clothing. But does clothing color really affect how you’re perceived by those you…

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What Is The Top Brand For Hand-Made Men’s Shoes?

After a certain point in a man’s life, there comes a time where simply picking a shoe off the rack just doesn’t cut it. Either the size doesn’t fit right, the design is tacky, or you just can’t find exactly what you’re looking for for the outfit you have in…

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Brown leather belt handmade

What Happens If A Leather Belt Gets Wet?

We don’t usually dress for the day considering that the sunny morning might turn into rain. And as such, there may be a time when you’re stuck outdoors in a downpour and your favorite leather belt is getting pelted by the rain as you run for cover. Alternatively, in busy…

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Blue suit with tie and handkerchief.

Should You Buy A Bespoke Suit At A Young Age (13-16)?

A bespoke suit is a statement about yourself. It is tailored with your specific image, style, and body size in mind. It is designed to fit perfectly to match every curve and angle in your body and it’s a must-have in every professional wardrobe. But what about teens? Do they…

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5 Things You Should Know Before Buying A Custom Suit

Whether you’re a professional or a casual suit wearer, every wardrobe should contain a suit or two – both for everyday/office wear and a tailored suit for dressier events. For work, you could simply get a suit off the rack and it should serve its purpose. However, a bespoke suit…

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Is A Bespoke Suit Made Entirely By Hand?

If you’re just joining the world of suits, you will have found out there is a lot to learn. Particularly when it comes to bespoke suits. One of the questions we’re asked by customers often is whether a bespoke suit is made entirely by hand. To help you understand the…

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How Tight Should Suits Be?

How your suit fits you can make or break your overall look. Finding the perfect material, cut, and design will not matter as much unless you get that perfect fit for your body. Your age and body type should not be deterrents for getting a tailored fit. With the right,…

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How Can You Tell If A Suit Fits?

The right fit is the most important part of any suit. The design, colors, or material used will not look good unless the suit sits well on your body. People have varying opinions about how you should wear a suit, but there is a basic suit 101 that many of…

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Coat Armholes – How High Is High?

The way we dress is always changing. Every year we come up with new ways to look even more stylish, and we are all on board for it! Suits themselves have seen major adjustments over the recent years, and one of the more common debates sparked among seasoned suit-wearers is…

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Where Do You Go for Bespoke Suits In NYC?

A bespoke suit can tell a lot about a man. It gives you a sense of confidence, style, and class – something that is not always present with off-the-rack suits. If you’re a suit enthusiast or know someone who is one, the word “bespoke” will perk your ears up. With…

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What Are the Advantages Of Buying Custom-Made Shoes?

Are you aware that shoes can be custom-made? Not the way that medical-based shoes are made for orthotic patients, but rather, custom made shoes use fine leathers and other materials that are customized as a precise fit for your feet size. And no, this kind of customization is not meant…

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Wedding Suits: Should You Choose Bespoke or Off the Rack?

Your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life. Looking and dressing amazing is one of the many goals you’ll have on that day, and it’s one that is extremely important. Just like the bride spending hours on end searching for the best wedding dress, the…

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