The art of taking direct measures from the body, drafting a unique 2-D paper pattern by hand in order to create a beautiful handmade suit shaped to the body.
All aspects of the physique can betaken into account to create a comfortable fit and elegant style.
With over 3,000 cloth and 1,000 lining selections, allow me to guide you to the ideal combination.
Lapel shape, pocket style, button selection.....put your personal stamp on the design of your bespoke garment.
No fancy machines or apps, just me and a tape measure.
The most vital part of a bespoke suit.
The bespoke process includes 2-3 baste fittings, where the garment is stitched together in a raw
form, allowing me to check the vital aspects of fit, comfort, balance and style. Through this
process you will get to experience the art of a bespoke fitting and discuss any aspects
you want to be changed, enhanced or developed, with me personally.
It is a collaborative effort to create the perfect garment.
Once the suit has been completed by trained Savile Row tailors, you will be able to enjoy
the garment in all its glory. An aftercare service will be on hand to help with cleaning, pressing and
repairing in any way necessary. This is a vital aspect of keeping a bespoke garment operational for
as long as possible and therefore being as sustainable as possible.
There is no limit to what bespoke can create: Lounge suits, sports jackets, trousers, dinner suits,
morning wear, overcoats and shooting suits
There is an art form to measuring one's body for Bespoke clothing. The measurements are the foundation the whole garment is built on.
The measuring tape is the only tool I need. You can keep your body scanners, apps and tech based gadgetry. When I measure a customer I am looking at the figurations and body nuances, processing how to cut your pattern to hide, flatter and enhance certain parts of your body.
I personally measure all my customers. I do this so I can get to know the body shape and details.
I have no sales team. The personal touch and service is what I pride myself on.
The reason you begin a working relationship with me (your tailor) is so that I can understand and learn your body shape and the way it operates.
The only other person who does this is your doctor. The more we work together the better I am able to create the perfect garments for you.
Be confident when choosing your tailor. Get the facts and history. Put your body shape in the hands of a trained professional like me.
Peak, notch, shawl?
Wide, slim or classic width?
Which shape will you chose?
Finished with a hand sewn flower hole?
Sing breasted jackets offer ease of use and look good open.
Double breasted jackets offer more structure and must be worn buttoned due to the extra wrap over.
How many buttons will you chose?
Which colour button?
Straight or slanted? Pocket flaps?
Patch or Bellows?
Out ticket pocket (pictured)?
There are so many options make sure you pick the one that works for you.
Loud or subtle? Pattern or plain?
Shiny or matt finish?
Fully lined or half lined?
Let me guide you to the best option for the weight of the cloth and time of year to be worn.
How many cuff buttons?
Working or dummy button holes?
Horn buttons as standard for the longest lasting.
Maybe Mother of Pearl for a decorative finish?
If you can think it, then with Bespoke, we can create it.
Embroidery? Multi coloured edge stitching? Pockets for cigars or business cards.
Design every aspect you can imagine.
1 pleat or two?
Forward facing (British style) or reverse facing (US style).
Or flat fronted?
Add some detail to the bottom of the trouser or keep it plain.
Turn ups (or sometimes called cuffs) add weight and work well for long legs.
Plain finished hems can be angled to be longer at the heel for a military look.
Straight or slanted?
Jetted (pictured) or welted?
Never realised how many options there are to select?
Pick the pocket that works for you. But don't pick pockets, that's bad.
Belt loops not recommended.
Strap adjusters on the waistband offer great support and a stylish detail to show off.
Replace the straps for DAK tops featuring buttons and elastic.
Zip for easy use, strength and low profile.
Buttons for classic style, hand sewn button holes and extra detail.
Braces allow a trouser to hang from the waist and not to be tightened to the waist.
The braces keep the trouser at the natural waist, stopping any slipping or adjustment.
You don't have to wear braces but I advise it for the best fitting possible.
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