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Bespoke Tweed Suits

When it comes to wool fabrics, no type of fabric represents menswear heritage like tweed: Classic weaves like herringbones, and houndstooth.  Flecked Irish Donegal yarns with so many colors.  Estate plaids and hunting thornproof. These fabrics are part of an ancient tradition that dates back over 2,000 years in England, Scotland, and Ireland.

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Custom Vests Handmade in Any Style

Waistcoats (or "vests" in good American English) haven't been this in style for decades. Perhaps the recession made us all a bit more serious, and many of the guys out there who hoped to be boys forever decided to grow up. Or perhaps we all just decided to think a bit more about history and a bit less about what was new, when future prospects seemed to dim.

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Wedding in White

The groom wears black. The bride wears white. But what if the wedding is in Mexico…? The pictures show two suits that we recently made for tropical weddings. One is a 70s inspired suit cut from an off-white cotton seersucker. The other, a completely modern suit cut from a linen/rayon blend that is lighter, softer, […]

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Tropical Wool Suits

"Tropical Wool." The whole idea boggles the mind of those new to the world of fine menswear. An oxymoron, surely? Customers come to us with only one thing that they are certain of: They do not want wool suits. No one would recommend a wool suit for a wedding in July in the deep South, would they?

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A Dandy’s Summer Suit

This in a linen suit that stands out in the crowd. Think 007 arriving late for a semi-formal luncheon. . . by parachute. We made it for a customer in North Carolina for his wedding after searching through hundreds of fabrics and hunting down the best colors of petersham ribbon for the trim. The fabric […]

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Houndstooth

This is a houndstooth double-breasted suit lined in grey silk habotai that we completed today for a customer in London. The suiting is an incredible British woolen that entrances the more one looks at it. For this piece we put buttonholes on each of the lapels with a boutonnière ribbon on the left side for […]

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