27 April 2017 / Harold Mollison

The New York Summer Suit

The New York Summer Suit

Summer will soon be upon us and with it comes the heat. No need to sweat, we will show you what it takes to look cool in a New York summer suit. With these simple tips, we will guide you to the perfect choice in material, colour, style and accessories for your bespoke suit. Materials […]

15 March 2017 / Harold Mollison

This Stockholm Tailored Suit is...

This Stockholm Tailored Suit is 100% Eco-Friendly

In celebration of Sweden’s commitment to 100% reliance on renewable energy by 2040, we will show you how a Stockholm tailored suit made by Senszio is already as ecofriendly. Everything is made to order At Senszio everything is made to order. No cloth is touched until it goes into making your tailored suit. This way […]

20 October 2016 / Yana Sogolov

Customizing Your Dress Shirts

Customizing Your Dress Shirts

  For most of our Senszio clients, long work days, business meetings and extravagant events are an every day occurrence, requiring a constant wardrobe, worthy of such occasions.  From custom suits to dress shirts to shoes, every man needs a plentiful assortment of the highest quality garments, ensuring longevity and comfort. And while the suit […]

5 June 2015 / senszio_admin

What Does Two-Fold Mean?

What Does Two-Fold Mean?

Two-fold means that two very finely spun yarns have more subsequently twisted together to forma two-fold yarn, which is much stronger, smoother and more durable than the original single-fold yarns. Fabrics woven from two-fold yarns are soft but also crisp, and have an unsurpassed lustre, drape and handle, as well as good resilience.

3 June 2015 / senszio_admin

What is a Twill Fabric?

What is a Twill Fabric?

Twill is an English term that is used to identify fabrics with a diagonal structure. The main characteristics of a twill fabric is that by using the diagonal weave, as opposed to a plain weave, it’s possible to incorporate more threads and therefore the resultant fabrics are heavier and thus more suitable for cooler weather. […]

29 May 2015 / senszio_admin

What is a Yarn Count?

What is a Yarn Count?

The count (or thickness) of a cotton yarn is based on the traditional English system and is equal to the number 840-yard (764 metre) skeins required to weight 1 pound. (0.453kg) Under this system, the higher the number of yarn count, the finer the yarn and thus more precious the fabric will be. When two […]

13 May 2015 / senszio_admin

What is a Piquet fabric?

What is a Piquet fabric?

Piquet or Piqué, from the French term, is a fabric usually woven with two warps to produce characteristic parallel cords, diamonds, horizontal ribs and other interesting effects. They are usually very richly constructed to emphasize the raised structures. Piquet fabrics are often knitted as well as woven and can be quite formal (for evening shirts) […]

29 April 2015 / senszio_admin

What is an Oxford Fabric?

What is an Oxford Fabric?

Oxford was traditionally a very basic fabric woven together by interlacing two threads on a coloured warp with a thick white weft, giving a chalky textured appearance. Oxford fabrics have been refined and produced using two-fold and three-fold yarns woven together in complex dobby structures to achieve the typical Oxford appearance. The finer versions of […]

9 April 2015 / senszio_admin

What is Linen?

What is Linen?

Linen, coming from the plant Linum Usatissimum, is produced through the retting process of the stalks. It is the only textile fibre that grows in Europe, and it was the first to be cultivated and transformed by man. It has a series of outspoken benefits: First, linen is “heat-regulated”: it absorbs body-heat and expels it […]

25 March 2015 / senszio_admin

What is a poplin fabric?

What is a poplin fabric?

Poplin is a light cotton fabric with a higher number of yarns in the warp than in the weft, which makes it especially suitable for striped designs. The name is derived from the french word “papaline”, namely a fabric that was created for the Popes in the Middle Ages.