How To Tell If Soft Tailoring Is Right For You

September 30, 2020

How To Tell If Soft Tailoring Is Right For You

About thirteen years ago, Carlo Brandelli, then-Creative Director of Kilgour, bragged to the Financial Times that his new Unstructured line felt featherlight…

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Lean and Clean vs. Drape and Shape

March 19, 2018

Lean And Clean Vs. Drape And Shape

Men are more attuned than ever to how clothing fits. They think about shoulder seams, length, and how much room…

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A Bespoke Tailor On Why You Shouldn’t Wear Shoulder Bags or Backpacks with Suits

November 1, 2017

A Bespoke Tailor On Why You Shouldn’t Wear Shoulder Bags Or Backpacks With Suits

If you walk through any downtown business center nowadays, you’re more likely to see men in suits wearing backpacks than…

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The Mechanics Behind Bespoke Tailoring: Straightening & Crookening a Jacket with Steed

February 1, 2016

The Mechanics Behind Bespoke Tailoring: Straightening & Crookening A Jacket With Steed

When we spoke to Edwin DeBoise last week about how he creates double-breasted jackets, he touched on a technique called “straightening a…

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How to Cut a Double-Breasted Jacket

January 25, 2016

How To Cut A Double-Breasted Jacket

I don’t really have a need for a double-breasted suit. In California’s casual culture, wearing a single-breasted is already hard…

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Steed Dinner Suit

July 27, 2015

Steed Dinner Suit

An absolute knockout dinner suit by Steed. Made from a midnight blue mohair fabric from Harrisons of Edinburgh and trimmed…

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Steed Charity Auction

May 9, 2015

Steed Charity Auction

Here’s something great. One of my tailors, Steed, is donating their services to a charity auction this week. The winner…

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Relaxing on New Year’s Day

January 1, 2015

Relaxing On New Year’s Day

After a long night out in a coat-and-tie, New Year’s Day calls for some lounging. What I’m wearing today: Fawn…

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A Coat for the Meanest of Winters

March 17, 2014

A Coat For The Meanest Of Winters

Again, I’m not much of a reblogger, but it’s hard to not reblog a photo of such a wonderful garment….

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Mister Crew found a strange comic

February 20, 2014

Mister Crew Found A Strange Comic

Mister Crew found a strange comic this morning as he was trying to find online photos of Steed jackets (Steed…

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A Handsome Collection of Fall and Winter Jackets

January 22, 2014

A Handsome Collection Of Fall And Winter Jackets

Following my post on David, I thought I’d quickly show off part of his sport coat and suit collection. All…

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Where To Look First for a Suit (Part Two)

October 24, 2013

Where To Look First For A Suit (Part Two)

Finding the right suit can be really difficult if you’re not familiar with the terrain. And even when you are,…

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Steed Bespoke Tailors Coming to San Francisco, April 13th

January 31, 2013

Steed Bespoke Tailors Coming To San Francisco, April 13th

As some readers may know, I’ve been trying to persuade Steed Bespoke Tailors to come out to San Francisco for…

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So, this is pretty fantastic, right?

March 31, 2010

So, This Is Pretty Fantastic, Right?

So, this is pretty fantastic, right?  Our contributor prefers to remain anonymous, but he looks pretty spectacular in this suit. …

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