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Made-To-Order and Made-to-Measure - the new fashion formula in men's suit market

Made-To-Order and Made-to-Measure - the new fashion formula in men's suit market

The Made To Order system will help fashion industry to get out of the crisis and will restore many work positions in European factories.

British rapper Tinie Tempah has created a bespoke men's suit

British rapper Tinie Tempah has created a bespoke men's suit

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).

Made-to-measure suits by Brook Brothers offered in Australia

Made-to-measure suits by Brook Brothers offered in Australia

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.

How to wear a suit - beginner tips

How to wear a suit - beginner tips

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.

Men's suit jackets: Buttoning rules

Men's suit jackets: Buttoning rules

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'.

Holiday promotion of men's made-to-measure suits by Richmart factory

Holiday promotion of men's made-to-measure suits by Richmart factory

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.

Japan: Made-to-measure and Made-to-order men's suits

Japan: Made-to-measure and Made-to-order men's suits

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.

Children's Fashion: Kristo by Richmart coats collection

Children's Fashion: Kristo by Richmart coats collection

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'.

Where to buy men's suits: Alton Lane

Where to buy men's suits: Alton Lane

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.

Where to buy men's suits: Martin Greenfield Clothiers

Where to buy men's suits: Martin Greenfield Clothiers

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.

Where to buy men's suits: Suitsupply

Where to buy men's suits: Suitsupply

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.

Where to buy men's suits: Carson Street Clothiers

Where to buy men's suits: Carson Street Clothiers

The store, located at 63 Crosby Street, SoHo, NY, USA, blends classic tailoring with more progressive, contemporary sportswear.

High quality made-to-measure men's suits by Brooks brothers

High quality made-to-measure men's suits by Brooks brothers

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.

How to Tell if Your Suit Fits - Seven Simple Tricks

How to Tell if Your Suit Fits - Seven Simple Tricks

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...

The Slim Fit Men's suit

The Slim Fit Men's suit

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.

How to get the right fit for men's suit

How to get the right fit for men's suit

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.

Smart chic by Kristos Avraam

Smart chic by Kristos Avraam

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.

Anatomy of the men's trousers

Anatomy of the men's trousers

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.

ABC of the Men's Suit - complete guide to men's tailored clothing

ABC of the Men's Suit - complete guide to men's tailored clothing

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.

Men's fashion tailoring - history and future

Men's fashion tailoring - history and future

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.

Three teenagers from Ruse prepare a unique collection of kids' suits

Three teenagers from Ruse prepare a unique collection of kids' suits

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.

When to wear a suit - 16 suggestions

When to wear a suit - 16 suggestions

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.

Glossary of men's coat: Neapolitan Shoulder explained

Glossary of men's coat: Neapolitan Shoulder explained

There are three main things, which distinguish the Neapolitan shoulder:
- lack of padding;
- pleated sleeve heads;
- spalla camicia ('shirt shoulder').

The difference between the blazer and the suit coat

The difference between the blazer and the suit coat

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.

The famous bespoke Savile Row suit

The famous bespoke Savile Row suit

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.

Made-to-measure suits produced for one day

Made-to-measure suits produced for one day

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.

Fashion designers, Say 'No' to black business suits

Fashion designers, Say 'No' to black business suits

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.

How to take care of wool suits?

How to take care of wool suits?

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?

All season men's suit

All season men's 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.

Man in the fitting room

Man in the fitting room

A really good men's suit fits the body like a glove. With the help of the men's fashion brand Richmart we will help you to find it by providing some tips.

Because of the different structure of male body, suits can have at least 54 different silhouettes. When you add 11 sizes and 3 heights, the possible combinations are 1782. Due to that huge number, every company specializes in specific shapes, but always in all 11 sizes and 3 heights.

Men in Israel return to the made-to-measure fashion

Men in Israel return to the made-to-measure fashion

101 Private Line is a manufacturer of ready-to-wear clothes for men, according to a strictly French know-how. The brand has a shop in Jerusalem, Israel.

Representatives of 101 Private Line were on a visit to the Richmart men's suits factory in Ruse, Bulgaria and shared with us some thoughts about men's fashion in Israel and Jerusalem.

What a really good men's suit can make for you?

What a really good men's suit can make for you?

One really well-fitting men's suit made of high quality fabrics can help every man feel more confident and radiate style.
It's elegant, it's beautiful, it's comfortable, it's practical to wear a suit and there is a suit for every occasion.

Men's Style project offers real measures against unemployment in fashion industry

Men's Style project offers real measures against unemployment in fashion industry

Youth unemployment is at critical levels - in the EU 23.3 percent (5.5 million) of those under the age of 25 are jobless, according to EU figures.

The European Union is preparing a 6-billion-euro ($8-billion) package to address the problem. The money will be used to help young people find jobs or vocational training. There are several ways the money can be spent to fight youth unemployment. But what I believe will be the best option is to support entrepreneurship among the unemployed young people.

Giorgio Armani for Made-to-measure

Giorgio Armani for Made-to-measure

Giorgio Armani tells the story about his new campaign- Made-to-measure suits.

Made-to-measure - the new fashion trend for men

Made-to-measure - the new fashion trend for men

Global researches show that men are spending more and more money on clothes and especially on luxury ones. For example in 2011 the spend on luxury menswear has grown twice as fast as women's.
Naturally, when the demand increase, the supply goes up, too.
So, fashion brands see a big opportunity to expand their market share thanks to their menswear collections - 40% of the global sales in 2012 coming from menswear.

Men`s jacket lapel types

Men`s jacket lapel types

After we went over the different types of men's suits and types of men's suit coat pockets, today we'll take a look at men's jacket lapel types. Jacket lapels are the folded flaps of cloth on the front of a jacket or coat. They are mostly used in formal clothing and suit jackets. They are usually formed by folding over the front edges of the jacket or coat and sewing them to the collar, an extra piece of fabric around the back of the neck. The three basic forms of jacket lapels are...

Types of men`s suit coat pockets

Types of men`s suit coat pockets

After we have discussed different types of men's suits, now let's take a look at kinds of coat's pockets.
Standard man's coat has two outer pockets and they can be:
Patch pockets - they are sporty type pockets, mostly seen on summer linen suits or other informal styles. A patch pocket is a single extra piece of cloth, sewn directly onto the front of the jacket...

What are the different types of men's suits?

What are the different types of men's suits?

Have you ever asked yourself where does the word 'suit' come from?
Well, the answer is from the French 'suite', which means 'following' and the Latin verb 'sequor' - 'I follow'.
That's because suit's components - jacket, trousers and waistcoat - follow each other, have the same cloth and colour and are worn together.
Let's take a look at some types of suits, which are worn through the years according to the occasion...

Made-to-measure menswear by Angelo

Made-to-measure menswear by Angelo

Unico is the new and exclusive made-to-measure service introduced by Angelo Galasso. It is presented a new dimension in menswear - Italian traditional craftsmanship, combined with Angelo’s eye for detail, resulting in an experience that is, as the name suggest, unique to each client.

Canali in Hong Kong

Canali in Hong Kong

Made-to-measure (MTM) and personalisation are the new luxury according to Elisabetta Canali, granddaughter of the founder of Italy's finest suit maker. But she definitely sees the rising trend for MTM in menswear as a way of asserting individuality and standing out from the crowd. Canali is keen to stress that its MTM service is different, something that is very much a collaborative process between the customer and the tailor.

Why men's suit jacket pockets are sewn shut ?

Why men's suit jacket pockets are sewn shut ?

A men's suit should look elegant, stylish, classy and new! Every gentleman would like to keep his outlook as smart as possible for a long time. Manufacturers know that and have men's suit jackets pockets sewn shut. This keeps them from deforming while men try on the jackets. Sometimes suits don't have any real pockets, but the flaps, buttons and seems are sewn to look as if there are pockets. In case the jacket has real pockets, its owner should decide if he will use them or he won't.

Indochino

Indochino "Travelling Tailor"

Indochino is a Vancouver-based made-to-measure men's fashion salon. Recently they began their Phildelphia journey. The goal of this journey is to connect e-buyers with custom-made suits, shirts and schinos made from the finest materials. So the "Travelling Tailor" offers the e-buyers the chance to get to know the brand and to get a personal consultation by Indochino stylists and fitters.

The classic combination of black suit and white shirt - symbol of elegance

The classic combination of black suit and white shirt - symbol of elegance

Fashion dictates different colors every season, but black and white combinations are the best choice for the elegant man.

Bespoke and made-to-measure mens suits from Alexander McQueen

Bespoke and made-to-measure mens suits from Alexander McQueen

World famous fashion house Alexander McQueen launches series of signature jacket styles - from downtime DBs to classic morning suits - that can be cut to your exact specification and measurements and made of a wide range of exclusive fabrics. Alexander McQueen's new made-to-measure service will be offering an express route to suit customisation. Suits will be made in Italy and it'll take six weeks to be finished.

Crombie's Made-to-Measure Men's suits

Crombie's Made-to-Measure Men's suits

To look amazing, to feel special, to be classy – dear gentlemen – choose a made-to-measure suit. You can choose details which perfectly match your taste and allow you to feel unique and stylish. Crombie is a British brand, trusted worldwide for the quality of its products and the timeless elegance of its designs. It was established in 1805 and nowadays it continues to source only the finest raw materials to make its luxury menswear.

Quality bespoke men's suit - an outfit you deserve!

Quality bespoke men's suit - an outfit you deserve!

A luxury man suit is a symbol of status! A well-suited man radiates style, stability, self-confidence and influence. And when it comes to luxury menswear, wool makes the suit! 'Quality suits are like Ferraris, they're a piece of precision engineering,' says veteran menswear buyer and fashion consultant David Bush.

How to take your measurements for ordering a made-to-measure men's suit

How to take your measurements for ordering a made-to-measure men's suit

The majority of men still wear traditional men’s suits, however more and more popular becomes the trend to look for a made-to-measure suit. This is the best way to choose the right suit for your body type and save time. You can take your measures and order the suit online from various e-shops for made-to-measure suits. So here we will explain to you how to take your exact measures so that you order your made-to-measure suit.

Patrick Grant has designed a Fall-Winter 2013/2014 collection for Debenhams

Patrick Grant has designed a Fall-Winter 2013/2014 collection for Debenhams

Patrick Grant has designed a collection for Debenhams. The Savile Row tailor is joined to the menswear line-up of the successful Designers at Debenhams initiative – Jasper Conran, Josh Rocha and Henry Holland.

Gucci with new made-to-measure collection for Spring/Summer 2013

Gucci with new made-to-measure collection for Spring/Summer 2013

Gucci will launch a new made-to-measure collection which will be unveiled during the Spring/Summer 2013 Milan menswear shows in June. It contains 23 offers for men's wardrobe and 4 for women's.

Made-to-Measure, Made-to-order or Bespoke suit to choose

Made-to-Measure, Made-to-order or Bespoke suit to choose

If you can't find the exact colour, fit or size you want in the range of ready-to-wear men's suits, you may find the answer with Made-to-Measure, Made-to-order or Bespoke suit. But which option to choose? Let's see: