17 May 2017 / Harold Mollison

7 Easy steps to up...

7 Easy steps to up your tie game

As the gradual casualfication of the workplace has meant that many people no longer wear ties, the art of the tie is losing its grip on our style identity. Whilst the bow tie has gained a renaissance, it is a shame that many of us have forgotten the simple appeal of a tie. But don’t […]

10 April 2017 / Harold Mollison

Simple Guide to Monogramming

Simple Guide to Monogramming

Congratulations! You have taken the leap towards being a gentleman and decided to get some tailored shirts and perhaps a tailored suit to match. Now you want the world to know that you are wearing something special with a simple yet tasteful monogram. Gone are the days that Monograms represented the upper class boarding school […]

1 September 2016 / Yana Sogolov

10 Rules of Buying Bespoke 

10 Rules of Buying Bespoke 

Whether you are a professional looking to add to your exquisite collection of finely tailored, custom suits or are new to buying Bespoke, choosing your first quality investment is a worthwhile process.  With so many options to choose from, knowing that buying a superior piece of clothing is a step in the right direction.  Now, […]

1 August 2016 / senszio_admin

Should I buy Bespoke or...

Should I buy Bespoke or Off-the-Rack?

So you’re ready to buy your next suit. One of the first decisions you’ll make is: will it be ready-to-wear (made-to-measure) or bespoke? Both have their advantages. Let’s take a look. Ready-to-wear suits are pre-made in standard sizes and sold in stores. A bespoke suit, on the other hand, is made specifically for you and […]

12 November 2015 / senszio_admin

Sheep to Suit – Part...

Sheep to Suit – Part 2

From sheep to suit: how your bespoke suit is made – Part 1 At Senszio, we have more than 3000 fabrics from which customers can choose for their bespoke suits. Here’s the stringent process we go through. Appointments Four times a year, our team flies to around 15 cities all over the world. Before setting […]

11 November 2015 / senszio_admin

Sheep to Suit – Part...

Sheep to Suit – Part 1

From sheep to suit: how your bespoke suit is made – Part 1 Your new bespoke suit from gentlemen’s outfitter Senszio is elegant and sophisticated. But it didn’t start out that way. Here, in this two-part blog entry, we track the lifecycle of your designer suit, beginning with the origins of the high-grade wool that’s […]

4 November 2014 / senszio_admin

The unconstructed jacket – what...

The unconstructed jacket – what is it?

Every well-dressed gentleman should have an unconstructed jacket or sports coat in his wardrobe. But what is it and how do you wear it? This sports coat, often referred to as unconstructed or deconstructed, is simply a jacket with little or no structure. It’s a traditional jacket with soft shoulders. There’s no canvas inside and […]

8 October 2014 / senszio_admin

Why do men wear suits...

Why do men wear suits to work?

What about saving money? You need just a couple of good suits for work and won’t have to spend a lot on casual shirts and trousers. Also, you’ll feel better when you’ve taken time over your appearance and will perform better. Finally, suits are a great way of making a good impression at an interview.

23 September 2014 / senszio_admin

When was the first suit...

When was the first suit tailored?

Today’s suits have their roots in the early 19th century. Until then, formal wear had been elaborately embroidered and jewelled items. But in the British Regency period, styles became simpler, before becoming highly formal during the reign of Queen Victoria. However, tailors saw a need for greater comfort and today’s lounge suit was born in […]

28 August 2014 / senszio_admin

How do I button a...

How do I button a suit?

Most bespoke suits come with three buttons or two. The golden rule is that you leave the lowest button unbuttoned on a two-button jacket. With three buttons, you can either button the top two and leave the bottom unfastened, or simply button the center button. On a double-breasted suit, simply fasten every button except the bottom. […]