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Tailoring Suits The Professional Way ##VERIFIED##

There are some official rules about perfect fitting suits. But there are also some insider tips, only a few are aware of. Here are our top 12 unspoken rules of how your suit should look while wearing:

Tailoring suits the professional way


And not only custom but tailor-made to your size. Our tailors are ready to attend your orders, no matter how many personalized details you asked for. They are experienced professionals that have provided tailored suits to more than 250.000 different customers already. More than 1 million garments tailored.

You only have to provide us with your measurements. No size limits, because we don't care about your size but about your style. All our suits are made to measure from scratch. No premade suits, everything is made to order. What is a made to measure suit? It is a suit that is produced individually creating your own pattern to tailor it. Once you get your own made to measure suit you will not go off the rack again.

By reducing the costs of owning physical stores we are able to provide you with the best affordable custom suits online. You don't have to search for suits near you when you can buy them online. How long does it take to create my suit? Check the delivery time estimation at the top of the page. Hockerty is the fastest online tailor worldwide.

Let's make it really easy. If we had to build a suit collection from the beginning the first one would be a navy blue suit which could be used on almost any occasion. The next one should be a dark grey suit. So, what two suits should a man own? No doubt, a navy blue suit and a dark grey suit. Those are the most professional colors but they can be worn in any event including most weddings.Having these two basic suits in your wardrobe, it is time to decide based on your liking: pinstriped and checkered patterns? Or continue with plain patterns but choose lighter shades? Ask our fashion experts on our chat for a piece of personalized advice.

Based on its composition and its internal structure, a suit requires additional care. Can you machine wash a suit? No, it needs to be taken to laundry professionals so they can apply dry washing techniques. Can I iron my suit? Yes, you can. However, the most recommended way to take care of your suit is hanging it so it naturally loses the wrinkles. You can also press your suit at home. But be careful, it needs that you know how to do it. Always with a piece of cloth in the middle, flipping it inside out or using different temperatures depending on the fabric type, among others. How often should you replace suits? A made to measure suit is thought to last. If you take care of them, depending on the usage, and your weight does not change too much, it will be a garment that you should own for many years.

You're especially interested in quality business suits, as these are the suits you wear most often. How can you be sure you are getting a good deal? Well, you could spend time going from tailor to tailor to learn what you need to know, but that's not the easiest way.

The easy way? Take advantage of our experience in the custom tailoring industry and follow these dependable guidelines for gauging price vs. quality for custom tailored suits.Here's how to make sure your dream matches reality.What drives the price of tailored suits?

There's usually no need to worry if the tailor makes his or her suits in Asia (e.g. Bangkok, Singapore etc.). These countries have well developed tailoring industries. There is, however, a big difference between suits made in Asia for local Asian markets and suits made in Asia for export markets.

If the suits are made elsewhere, especially in Australia, US, Canada, UK, the Netherlands, Switzerland or Japan, expect the tailoring costs to be higher due to the high cost of labour in these markets.

As most custom tailors use the same tailor for all their suits, price differences are chiefly affected by the quality of the suit fabric you select. A good quality Super 110s is always cheaper than the luxurious Super 150s. In fact, expect to pay as much as double the price once you start purchasing fabrics in the super range.

Nothing looks better or feels better than clothing made to your unique measurements and to your personal preferences. Hickey Freeman Made to Measure is a highly personalized experience dedicated to delivering luxury quality suits crafted exclusively for you.

Nothing looks better or feels better than clothing made to your unique measurements and to your personal preferences. Hickey Freeman Made to Measure is a highly personalized experience dedicated to delivering luxury quality suits crafted exclusively for you.

The suit is a traditional form of men's formal clothes in the Western world. For some four hundred years, suits of matching coat, trousers, and waistcoat have been in and out of fashion. The modern lounge suit's derivation is visible in the outline of the brightly coloured, elaborately crafted royal court dress of the 17th century (suit, wig, knee breeches), which was shed because of the French Revolution. This evolution is seen more recently in British tailoring's use of steam and padding in moulding woolen cloth, the rise and fall in popularity of the necktie, and the gradual disuse of waistcoats and hats in the last fifty years.

In the early 19th century, British dandy Beau Brummell redefined, adapted, and popularized the style of the British court, leading European men to wearing well-cut, tailored clothes, adorned with carefully knotted neckties. The simplicity of the new clothes and their somber colors contrasted strongly with the extravagant, foppish styles just before. Brummell's influence introduced the modern era of men's clothing which now includes the modern suit and necktie. Moreover, he introduced a whole new era of grooming and style, including regular (daily) bathing as part of a man's toilette.[citation needed] However, paintings of French men from 1794 onwards reveal that Brummel might only have adopted and popularized post-revolutionary French suits, which included tail coat, double-breasted waistcoat and full-length trousers with either Hessian boots or regular-size shoes.[citation needed] There is no 18th-century painting of Brummel to establish his innovation. The modern suit design seems to be inspired by the utilitarian dressing of hunters and military officers. Paintings of the decade 1760 reveal how the modern coat design with lapels emerged. It can be seen in the hunting scene with Count Carl Emil Ulrich von Donop as subject by an unknown artist and Frederick William Ernest, Count von Schaumburg-Lippe in Hanoverian Field Marshall uniform painted by Joshua Reynolds. [1][full citation needed]

Towards the start of the Victorian period, the frock coat, initially not just black, became popular, and quickly became the standard daily clothing for gentlemen. From the middle of the 19th century, a new (then informal) coat, the morning coat, became acceptable. It was a less formal garment, with a cut away front, making it suitable for wearing while riding. Morning dress and the frock coat garments were not suits, because they were worn with trousers that didn't match in color or fabric; a matching waistcoat and trousers were considered informal and could be described using the short-lived term ditto suit.[2] The frock coat was still the standard garment for all formal or business occasions, and a tailcoat was worn in the evenings.

After the end of the first World War, most men adopted the short lounge coated suit. Long coats quickly went out of fashion for everyday wear and business, and the morning coat gained its current classification of "formal". During the 1920s, short suits were always worn except on formal occasions in the daytime, when a morning coat would be worn. Older, more conservative men continued to wear a frock coat, or "Prince Albert coat" as it was known.

In the 1920s men began wearing wide, straight-legged trousers with their suits. These trousers normally measured 23 inches around the cuff. Younger men often wore even wider-legged trousers which were known as "Oxford bags." Trousers also began to be worn cuffed shortly after World War I and this style persisted until World War II due to rationing. Trousers first began to be worn creased in the 1920s. Trousers were worn very highly waisted throughout the 1920s and this fashion remained in vogue until the 1940s. Single-breasted suits were in style throughout the 1920s and the double-breasted suit was mainly worn by older more conservative men. In the 1920s, very fashionable men would often wear double-breasted waistcoats (with four buttons on each side) with single-breasted coats. Lapels on single-breasted suits were fashionably worn peaked and were often wide. In the early 1930s these styles continued and were often even further exaggerated.

The 1980s saw a trend towards the simplification of the suit once again. The jacket became looser and the waistcoat was completely dispensed with. A few suit makers continued to make waistcoats, but these tended to be cut low and often had only four buttons. The waistline on the suit coat moved down again in the 1980s to a position well below the waist. By 1985-1986, three-piece suits were on the way out and making way for cut double-breasted and two-piece single-breasted suits.

The earliest women's suits were riding habits, which consisted of a tailored coat or jacket and matching skirt from the 1660s. Practical and sturdy, riding habits were worn not only on horseback, but also for travel and other daytime pursuits. Jacket-and-skirt ensembles not intended for riding appeared in the later 19th century. Both riding habits and walking suits reflected the skirt and sleeve styles of the day. Until the 1910s, coat and skirt ensembles were usually described as "costumes" rather than suits, and the term "suit", as applied to such sets, was not usual until after the First World War.[5] 041b061a72


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