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How A Suit Should Fit

Looking sharp is as much about wearing clothes that fit as it is about style. When it comes to things like colour, pattern and material, you can follow the rules or break them and still look good. Fit is different! You might mix and match stripes with checks, but you’d never wear an ill-fitting jacket over perfectly tailored pants. (At least, we hope you wouldn’t).  Like they say: If your suit fits, people will notice you. But if it doesn’t, they notice the suit.  Here are a few pointers on the most important elements of how a suit should fit. The lapel (collar) should be smooth against your neck with no bunching or gaping. The shoulders should be rounded and...

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Why Investing In A Tailored Suit Is Your Best Bet

Let’s get one thing straight: investing in a tailored suit is always better. Of course you can find fitted suits off the rack, but they just can’t beat one that is made to measure. Off the rack suits are generic in size and it will take a lot of shopping around in order to find one that fits you decently. Plus, you’ll most likely still need some adjustments, which only adds to the hassle. A made to measure suit makes you feel more comfortable and look more confident. Let us eliminates the frustration of countless shopping outings. If you’ve never had a made to measure suit, it can seem confusing or daunting when stepping into our Bree Street studio. We...

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A Suit As Unique As Your Wedding

Weddings have become not only a declaration of love, but of personal style as well. Every detail from the venue to the table settings and the flowers is a showcase of your taste and preferences. The same rule applies when it comes to your suit - there’s no one style fits all, and there are lots of options beyond a traditional black tux. Adding a few of these details will ensure your suit is as one of a kind, as everything else you’ve planned for the big day.  Monogram These days you can monogram your phone, bag, and shirts, so it makes perfect sense that you can add this feature to your suit as well. This option allows you to...

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Three Suiting Terms Explained: Off The Rack, Made-To-Measure & Bespoke.

The suiting world can be a bit confusing, thanks in part to its lingo. If you don’t know what you’re looking for, or what the terminology is, how are you going to find the one that works best for you? Let’s take a look at the three main options you have when it comes to finding your dream suit: off the rack, made to measure, and bespoke. Off The Rack This one might be self-explanatory, as “off the rack” implies just that. Taking a suit right from a shop’s rack to your closet is not always a bad thing. If you know your measurements and you are a standard fit size, you could potentially find a suit that fits you...

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