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.
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.
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.
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.
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 tells the story about his new campaign- Made-to-measure suits.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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 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.
Fashion dictates different colors every season, but black and white combinations are the best choice for the elegant man.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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:
The suit is a symbol of authority, status, power, influence. It helps you to add a touch of class to your outfit. Nowadays, the suit has become an integral part of a gentleman’s wardrobe.
But you should not think that wearing a suit is only for the rich and serious ones. Young men, who care about the way they look and the way that other people are looking at them, often wear custom suits to bring out the best of themselves.
First – select the right breast of the jacket. Single-breasted jacket with two buttons is probably the most popular style, but jackets with three or four buttons are also popular. Remember that fashion for men often changes like the women’s fashion.
Only tall and slim guys can wear formal double-breasted jackets, because they add volume to the figure and if you are fuller-figured man, they will make your body look fuller.