Pale Grey Wedding Tailcoat
We make custom tailcoats.
Classic 1930s, Edwardian, Steampunk, a bit retro, a bit modern.

Tophat and tailcoat

Just let us know what you are looking for and we will start sketching and putting fabrics together.
Our complete suits are muslin fit.  Pale Grey Wedding Tailcoat

This means that we mail you a mock-up of the pieces sewn in cotton so that you can try them on before we make the final garments.

You send us a pic of yourself wearing the muslins and we alter the patterns to get just the right fit and look.Tailcoat Wedding Picture

The pics show some of our most recent outfits.

Wedding in Gray TailsThe pictures of the elephant grey tailcoat show a complete outfit that we made.  White Tie Attire

The tailcoat is a classic open front style with silk shantung lapels that add a beautiful sheen to the look.

Classic Retro Wedding TailsThe vest is double-breasted and made from a silk brocade to coordinate with the wedding dress and the hat is a completely handsewn wool and silk buckram and wire frame piece that we made.

Classic White Tie TailcoatEach piece is uniquely designed and individually made-to-measure.
This means that we can design something exactly in your style with all of the right details to match the look you are going for.
Pique Vest TailcoatThe pants are made without a front crease for a slim Victorian look.

Edwardian Tailcoat

The black tailcoats show two different versions of our classic open front tailcoats.
Vintage WeddingOne was made for a 1930s style wedding.
This tailcoat has a pointed hem and wide lapels made from gorgeous silk grosgrain.
It is shown with a handmade backless white cotton pique vest, a bibbed detachable collar white pique shirt, and bowtie.
Chocolate Brown TailcoatThe other black tailcoat has smaller peak lapels, also made from silk grosgrain, and a straight cut hem for a look that is both Edwardian and very modern.
The chocolate brown tailcoat is cut from a wool gabardine with wide grosgrain lapels, also in chocolate, brass buttons, and a silk duppioni lining.Fishtail Pants
The pants are in a Victorian style with a fishtail and back belt.
The grey pinstripe military tailcoat was made for a steampunk wedding.
1790s Military TailcoatIt is cut from a gorgeous wool flannel and shown with a matching Wellington style top hat.
We also made the boy’s vests and pants that are shown in the wedding pictures.Military tails
The navy blue tailcoat (shown with a seersucker vest) shows another version of our popular military tails.
We can do many types of military tailcoats.
So just contact us if you would like to see more ideas in this vein.
The final pics show a black lambskin tailcoat with embossed cuffs and side laces.
Leather TailcoatIf you are thinking about ordering a tailcoat or complete ensemble, just contact us ( so that we can talk about your project and start getting together fabrics to mail to you.
If you aren’t sure quite which details you like, just tell us a bit about yourself and the events that you will attend and we will start sketching.

Steampunk Tailcoats

Be sure to check out the websites of the amazing photographers who took the photos above!  For more pics of the elephant gray suit, check out Old South Photography here.  For pics of the amazing white tie wedding, check out David Tero Photography here.  For pics of the tailcoat in brown with aqua silk details, check out Joyeuse Photograpy here.

Photo by Sarah Rhoads

We are one of the few makers of bespoke tailcoats in the world.

Photo by Howarth Photography

With tailcoats such as these, made for weddings, we send the customers muslin mock-up of the tailcoats, vests, and pants in advance.
And only then, after we have feedback and pictures, do we make the final patterns and cut the fabrics.

Photo by Howarth Photography

We made each of these ensembles.

One from tropical wool and one from linen.
One with a blue and tan brocade vest and one from a paisley silk. In the outfit shown with the top hat, we made the shirt as well, with a three inch high standup collar.

Photo by Sarah Rhoads

Each of the photographers is amazing, so be sure to check out their websites if you are getting married in the Seattle area or in Bermuda.

Check out our pricing page to see the options for tailcoats and 2pc and 3pc suits featuring custom tails.
We can make tails and vest in any style imaginable and can get almost any type and color of fabric out there.
Contact A.J. ( to get started designing something for your wedding.
When we say that we can make custom tailcoats, we really mean it. Some are for weddings in the style of everyone’s favorite Jane Austin hero.
Some are a bit punk, some for performance art or a night at the fetish club. Each tailcoat can be completely unique.
You decide on the collar (some pictured here stand up, and some lay flat, some are from suiting, some from satin, and some from velveteen), the fronts (open front, double-breasted, single-breasted), the tail length (any one for mini tails?) and the fabric (wools, linens, cottons, camo, canvas, superfine wool with applique tigers?).
We can even make the back with corseting laces. You decide. Find your ideal tailcoat in a historical painting or imagine it and we will make it just for you. The last pic shows a tailcoat we made for a comic convention.
Contact for more info and to get started designing a piece just for you.