Cufflinks are used to secure button shirt cuffs and may also be an item of jewellery for men. Cufflinks can be manufactured from a variety of different materials, such as glass, stone, leather, metal, precious metal or combinations of these. Securing of the cufflinks is usually achieved via toggles or reverses based on the design of the front section, which can be folded into position. In addition, there are also variants with chains or a rigid, bent rear section. The front sections of the cufflinks can be decorated with gemstones, inlays, inset material or enamel and designed in two or three-dimensional form.
Made-to-measure is already a necessity to every menswear brand as it provides a whole new experience to the men with style, giving them what they want. Most brands still offer made-to-measure at a higher price than ready-to-wear. However there is one European brand whose mission is to offer well-made suits at an affordable price...
A pocket square, or what was previously known as a handkerchief, was once a utilitarian piece of cloth, but is now a symbol of a well-dressed man.
Men who wear improperly fitted suits may hear this: "Are you wearing that suit or is the suit wearing you?" The secret to wearing a suit is buying the right suit for you, which means getting the best suit fit. We are going to tell you some tips about the right suit fit.
The Beckhams are known with their style - Victoria Beckham as a designer and David Beckham as a fashion icon.
It is hard to form your style without any preparation about this really important step. We defined the most important steps that you should follow to create own style.
It would be a rare occasion when a suit from a branded store would fit you perfectly. It’s always a wise decision to get your suits tailor made. We are going to give you some of the most important reasons why you all should prefer the tailor-made suit.
Giorgio Armani: 'Guardiola's Bayern is a winning team that plays a quality game, and is composed of motivated athletes with an international scope. That's why I decided to once again work with a highly important football club, creating an entire Made to Measure wardrobe for them. A tailored suit is a true contemporary luxury, which is perfect for a top club like Bayern and adapts naturally to the athletes' bodies'.
Brown Thomas is an Irish chain of four department stores, located in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick. Currently, a made-to-measure month is running at the chain's Dublin department, where gentlemen can meet some of the best tailors in the world, who works for the top menswear brands.
Actors Matt Bomer ('White Collar'), Dan Stevens ('Downton Abbey') and Chen Kun ('Love story in Shanghai') shot a black-and-white photo session in New York, USA, with photographer John Balsom, for the presentation of Giorgio Armani's made-to-measure menswear service. The campaign shows the link between the luxury Italian brand and the world of television.
Well, it's not a secret that a man dressed in a well-fitting suit looks more self-confident, prosperous and powerful. But new researches show that formal clothing literally makes us smarter!
On May 15th at Richmart - one of the most modern factories for men's suits in Europe - was held a short conference about the future and the potential of the sewing industry in Bulgaria. Martin Yordanov - Richmart's owner and a business consultant - presented the Made-to-order system and the advantages that it can give to the Bulgarian industry.
If you want to buy a new suit or blazer, you should follow three simple rules:
- order a made-to-measure suit, not a ready to wear one - in this way you can expect a perfect fit
- select wool fabric as it is the best textile for all season men's suits
- try the online service of tailor4less
We are going to present the ABC of the men's suit according to the Mango brand. You can choose between a wide variety of fits, styles and materials. Just don't stop searching the perfect suit.
'Exquisite, light, and travel-friendly fabrics from Vitale Barberis Canonico (Italy) and Holland & Sherry (England) make our new collection indispensable for every occasion. Worn by trailblazers from Cary Grant to Chris Bosh, the windowpane check is the mark of a man unafraid to stand out'.
Buying a new suit is a serious investment. On one hand, men's suits might be really expensive. But on the other hand, there is nothing worse, than a cheap-looking suit. So, what can we do? The trick is...
Peckham Rye finely tailored clothes and accessories - exceptional finish, high quality materials and enduring style
If you are looking for true British style and finely tailored clothes and accessories you should not miss visiting the House of Peckham Rye, located in Newburgh Street, just off London's famous Carnaby Street, which has long been the home of bespoke British tailoring.
With wide variety of cuts and styles and extra customization services available and prices between £1,445 to £5,000, the John Varvatos Made-To-Measure event runs until March 1, 2015, at John Varvatos, 13 Conduit Street, London W1.
From Friday 20 to Sunday 22 March, 2015, Harrods' formalwear sector will offer an impressively selection of the world's finest tailoring, during the Harrods Made-to-measure weekend, 87-135 Brompton Road, Knighstbrige, London SW1.
LeGrand Leseur rolls out his new season "Fantaisie Souvenir" with the innovative triangle breast pocket. Another change from him that brings the traditional gentlemen's look into a new future of sophisticated men's wear.
Richmart Junior presents 'The School linings collection' - personalized printed linings for kids' suits.
The Made To Order system will help fashion industry to get out of the crisis and will restore many work positions in European factories.
Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, better known by his stage name Tinie Tempah, with the help of the Museum of London and Savile Row tailors, Norton & Sons - has designed a gray with accents of blue and gold running through it, Sherlock Holmes inspired, three-piece tweed bespoke suit to wear at the bi-annual menswear shows that start this Friday (January 9, 2015).
The American clothing brand Brook Brothers launched in Australia earlier this year. The popular menswear brand, which has almost 200 years of history, now offers high quality made-to-measure men's suits at an affordable prices to even more customers.
If you are new in wearing formal wear, you are on the right place! We will give you some tips that will help you to look great, wearing a men's suit.
Do you always wonder when and how you should button your suit jacket? And is there a difference if it has one, two or three buttons? Well, I will tell you a very simple rule: 'From Up to Down - Sometimes, Always, Never'.
Richmart, one of the biggest European factories for men's made-to-measure suits, offers now discounts for suits made of Italian wool fabrics Vitale Barberis Canonico, Cerutti and E.Thomas. The factory works with customers all around the world and all suits are custom made. There are classic and slim fit styles.
Young Japanese tailors are meticulous in their work and attentive to customers' needs, so they're well-placed to win the hearts of their clientele.
Bulgarian hip-hop singer Kristo, who is often part of different social projects, collaborated with Richmart - one of the biggest factories in Europe, producing made-to-measure suits - for the creation of his first collection of children's coats, named 'Kristo by Richmart'.
Alton Lane offers premium custom clothing for men - shirts, suits, trousers, blazers, tuxedos and overcoats - in wide range of fine Egyptian and Swiss cottons, pure imported wools and luxurious cashmeres.
From Martin Greenfield Clothiers they hand craft the finest made-to-order and made-to-measure suits, tuxedos, sport jackets, slacks and overcoats, 100% built by hand in their Brooklyn Factory.
Suitsupply is one of the New York's best suit stops, offering something for every man - both ready-to-wear and made-to-measure garments.
The store, located at 63 Crosby Street, SoHo, NY, USA, blends classic tailoring with more progressive, contemporary sportswear.
Brooks brothers combines modern technology with the detailing of hand tailoring, offering both non-iron fabrics and traditional finish pure cotton cloths - totally over 1,500 of the world's finest fabrics.
If you are in front of the mirror in the fitting room and you can't decide if the suit fits you, here we present you 7 simple tricks, which will help you decide...
Slim fit clothing refers to any garment that fits the wearer close to the body. The garments in this style don't have extra fabric hanging or draping anywhere.
Men’s suits are one of the most important formal basic wear in any men’s wardrobe. Every man should have at least one suit. However, there are times when one needs to be officially attired like attending a formal occasion or a job interview which cannot be done without a proper suit. So it is important to know the basics in the making of a suit to make it look best on you.
Kristos Avraam is on a 5 day practice at Richmart factory in Ruse, Bulgaria. He is a participant in the Men's style project, organized by the Men's Fashion Cluster and he is creating his men's suits collection for the project now. He described his models as "Smart chic" and revealed that his suits will be from two colours - a different color for the jacket and the trousers, which is a very popular trend for casual suits.
The oldest known trousers are found at the Yanghai cemetery in Turpan, Xinjiang, China, dated to the period between the 13th and the 10th century BC. It is believed they were invented to make horse riding easier.
You want to know everything about the men's suit? Well, here is the place, where we'll try to answer all your questions about it, before you even ask. We start now and we'll keep adding information to help you learn more about every detail of men's suit.
Today we are going to tell you a little bit more about the tailoring profession.
A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.
The first use of the word 'tailor' dates to the 13th century - 1297 according to the Oxford English Dictionary.
Being a fashion designer - the dream of many children and teenagers, which is already starting to come true for three young girls from Ruse, Bulgaria - Martina, Stella and Preslava. Instead of resting during the summer holidays, they draw new models of suits for children and teenagers aged 3-7, 8-12 and 13-17 years.
A well fitting suit can help every men look and feel comfortable both in everyday life and special occasions. It is not too formal, it is not only for older gentlemen, it is not limiting men's personal style.
Today we are going to present you 16 occasions for which the suit is the best choice.
There are three main things, which distinguish the Neapolitan shoulder:
- lack of padding;
- pleated sleeve heads;
- spalla camicia ('shirt shoulder').
The term 'blazer' originated in 1825 and then meant only 'the red flannel boating jacket worn by the Lady Margaret, St. John's College, Cambridge, Boat Club'.
Nowadays, a blazer is a type of jacket resembling a suit coat cut more casually, typically with metal buttons. It is intended as an outdoor jacket and always solid-colored - usually blue, black, camel or dark green. It is single- or double-breasted and made of sturdy material.
Savile Row (originally named Savile Street) is a street in Mayfair, central London, built between 1731 and 1735.
The street is mainly famous for its handmade bespoke men's suits - each of them created to perfectly fit its owner. Tailors started opening their businesses on Savile Row in the late 18th century.
From June 8th to 11th 2014 Goldratt Marketing Group organizes the international conference TOCICO, which will be attended by about 500 people from over 50 countries – owners and top managers of world famous companies.
The Men's Fashion Cluster is invited to be official producer of made-to-measure men's suits for some of these gentlemen. The funds from the sales will be donated to charity.
The classic men's suit is most wanted for corporate and formal wear. Huge amounts of garments are sewn in black, gray and blue and this makes male's style in offices extremely unattractive and impersonal. The 'fashion' element is actually missing.
The main reason for this is that stores offer limited variations of models because of the huge variety of sizes, which manufacturers should produce to fit the different characteristics of the male body.
As we have already mentioned many times wool is the perfect fabric for men's suit, because of the important benefits it gives. Choose a suit with higher fiber fineness and you will feel and look great for a very long time.
But what should you know about caring for your wool suit?
Nowadays men should look stylish, elegant and classy to radiate the message 'I'm a person you can rely on' which will help them to be successful in their business.
Not only the right style, size and color are important, but the suit's fabric as well. Keeping in mind that men's suit is expensive (but it's definitely a worthy investment) it's the best if you choose an all seasonal piece.