9 August, 2017

A Chicago Custom Suit – A Field Guide to picking the righ...

Congratulations on your decision to get a Chicago custom suit! The move into bespoke clothing is a liberating experience, allowing you to fully customize and perfectly fit your clothing. This abundance of choices can be a little daunting however, how do you know if you have chosen the right cut? Or the right colour and […]

28 July, 2017

From the Master’s Wardrobe – Center Vent or Side Vent

The Vent is a stylistic choice few have any idea about when they come in for their bespoke suit. Making your jacket wearable and flexible is possible with slits cut into the jacket. These are called the vents, and bespoke tailoring offers them in 2 options, center vent or side vent. The one on the left […]

22 July, 2017

Chicago Tailored Music

The Green Mill Cocktail Lounge, 1929 Photo courtesy of Rebecca Anne At the height of Big Band Jams, one location was attracting all the right talent, and all the wrong guests. The musicians would play their sets nervously, while the conductor kept one eye on his sheets the other on the maitre d’. The front […]

19 July, 2017

Does Your Suit Match Your Stature?

The center of the world’s most influential cities brings in money, knowledge and power. In such a competitive and fearsome environment, the need for a proper urban suit style is paramount. Your bespoke suit speaks before your mouth does, it tells people more about your personality and stature than a business card. Being on the cusp […]

3 July, 2017

The World’s Most Expensive Suits

Looking at Kanye West’s million dollar hobo outfit might make you think that is the most expensive garment you could buy, but you would be wrong. When it comes to bespoke tailoring, the sky (and your wallet) is the limit. In our 3 decades of suiting wealthy and powerful men around the world, we have come across […]

28 June, 2017

The History of bespoke Tailoring

Bespoke tailoring slowly developed over the course of history along with mankind. The need for protection from the elements has honed the skills of clothiers, sewers and dyers over the years into a culmination of skills specializing in clothing man. As the need for protection was slowly outweighed by the need of style, comfort and […]

26 June, 2017

What it’s like to suit the most powerful TV President

Frank Underwood has proved to be the most manipulative and powerful fictional US president to menace the small screen. While his presence is largely in part from Kevin Spacey’s superb acting, you can’t deny the authority that exudes from his bespoke clothing. While we have gone into what makes a DC Power Suit work, let’s […]

22 June, 2017

The Ultimate Exclusivity of Bespoke Tailoring

Our lives have slowly been decided upon by big corporations of this world. In the past all clothing was bespoke tailoring, when you bought a pair of pants they would ask what length it should be cut to. If you bought a Shirt they would ask what sleeve length you needed. Our clothes were measured […]

19 June, 2017

The perfect sides to your NYC bespoke suit

The tailor can only help you so far, once out of the shop with your NYC bespoke suit, the rest is up to you. Learn how to complete your outfit with sunglasses, ties, watches, wallets and shoes no matter what the occasion. Headgear 40 years ago, you wouldn’t be caught dead without a hat, but […]

1 June, 2017

Your guide to looking good in a Chicago bespoke suit

The windy city, home to beautiful architecture, a culturally rich soul and a desire to live life with passion and boldness. Chicago looks good, and so will you in a Chicago bespoke suit. A tailored suit will last much longer, fit you better and be something that you can feel confident wearing. If you have […]