Made to Measure 3-8-2011

The next best thing to bespoke.

A guide to what makes Made-to-Measure clothing so appealing.

First, let's recognize that the pinnacle of men’s fashion is bespoke. Working closely with an expert tailor on every aspect of a suit or dress shirt to create a wearable work of art is the ultimate that a man can aspire to. But if bespoke is the Everest, then Made-to-Measure is K2. For a man with a closet full of ready-to-wear suits, it is the next mountain to scale. Becoming a made man. With ready-to-wear, you’re limited to the styles and fabrics a retailer has in stock and the basic alterations a tailor can make to ... Read the full story »