September 23, 2014

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 the late 19th century.

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