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How To Tell If A Suit Is Well-Made, Quickly?

Relying on the brand name when buying a suit is not enough to get you the best-fitting suit. What’s important is that you are aware of the things that make a good quality suit. Like most products, the more details and hard work going into the suit make it more…

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What is a bespoke suit?

The word bespoke springs from the word bespeak which suggests relinquishing the order for something it to be made. Within the fashion world, it means individually molded and made men’s clothing. So within the terms of the fashion world, bespoke suits mean handmade or crafted suits which are being tailored…

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Bespoke Vs. Made-To-Measure. What Are The Differences?

Bespoke suits, as the name suggests, are customized for every customer. This type of suiting has a long history that dates to the renaissance. Made-to-measure suits came along later and were based on a design established by the company prior to production.  So, how do you distinguish between the two?…

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Benefits Of Custom Bespoke Shoes

Imagine owning a shoe that is made with you in mind. Shoes often complete your appearance and overall persona, and bespoke-ordered shoes are not just a part of medical necessity or a luxury element (though they can be this). They also help you alleviate the pain and discomfort that you…

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Are Bespoke And Tailor-Made The Same Thing?

“Bespoke” and “Tailor-Made” might sound like exactly the same thing to you, and to be fair, you could be forgiven for thinking that. The dictionary definition of “bespoke” is basically the phrase “tailor-made”. The difference between the two words in the fashion industry, however, is in the level of control…

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Should I Invest in Bespoke Clothing?

Bespoke clothing is one of the terms that you don’t hear outside of the West End of London, or in the vaunted halls of some of the world’s most premier fashion houses. It is, most definitely, a class apart from the rest of the fashion industry. This is particularly due…

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Should I Buy a Bespoke Suit?

Bespoke – made for a particular customer or user. That’s the dictionary definition of something that is “bespoke.” The term is a British term that’s been around since the late 16th century, it is most commonly found in the fashion industry, hence why today we’re answering your questions about whether…

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What’s The Difference Between Bespoke And Couture?

The fashion industry can become confusing with its terminology, particularly when referencing particular styles of clothing design. The same is true of “bespoke” and “couture”. Simply put, bespoke clothing is created for the individual by a tailor – this is usually done exclusively for men by male fine clothiers. “Couture”…

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What Is A Clothier?

Clothier is a term that is most often heard in menswear, but it is simply a person who sells/makes clothing. At least, that’s the textbook definition, but the occupation of a clothier is much more complex. A clothier needs to do a variety of things, all of which should be…

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Is bespoke clothing worth it?

Individuals find value in all phases of life for different reasons and for all kinds of different circumstances.  Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and so is the value of bespoke or custom-made clothing.  What satisfies one man as a nice shirt for a special occasion may not…

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What is the significance of a bespoke suit?

Investing in a bespoke suit is perhaps one of the most significant apparel purchases one can make. Despite this, many individuals have no idea what goes into creating a bespoke suit!  In today’s article, we’ll take a look at the anatomy of a bespoke suit, with a focus on aspects that…

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Where does “bespoke” originate?

Bespoke’s Beginnings For most of the last century, the term bespoke has been associated with bespoke men’s tailoring on Savile Row. The phrase bespoke is derived from the verb “bespeak”. The verb bespeak literally means “to speak for something.” This isn’t the way we think of the word. The word…

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