• The Pocket Watch Fob

    Updated: 2012-03-30 11:56:00
    On the 1st February this year, I wrote on the subject of pocket watch chains and concluded; “Adding a fob to the chain is an option, although for some the chain is enough of a decoration.” Guess what? I went looking for a fob. I think I have developed the Victorian disease for maximalism; for accessorising accessories. After [...]

  • Ben Ainslie: Plain Sailing with the Suiting

    Updated: 2012-03-30 00:00:00
    Not only is he the most successful British sailor ever - this guy can rock a suit! Ben became a role model to young sailing hopefuls when he won his first Olympic medal at the age of 19 and has since become the heartthrob of the sailing world. nbsp; nbsp; nbsp;&n [...]

  • Rick Edwards: GQ Magazine's Most Stylish Man of The Week!

    Updated: 2012-03-30 00:00:00
    When the very dapper Rick Edwards visited our West End studio for his newest suit - we were delighted to oblige. Rick designed a rather stylish camel double breasted blazer and teamed it with black trousers. nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; [...]

  • The Cricket Jumper

    Updated: 2012-03-28 15:57:05
    Spring has most definitely sprung: though the trees are bare, the ladies legs are too. It was 20 degrees at the weekend. People were lounging in the parks, seeking ice creams and shade. The snows of February seem impossible on such days. As undressed as Mother Nature still is, Spring’s Opening Party has already happened. However, [...]

  • Links: Chic Cyclist, Proper Fitting, Olive…

    Updated: 2012-03-27 01:27:13
    • Chic cyclists are very difficult to catch. (thesartorialist.com) • Proper fitting. (the-approach.org) • An ode to olive.  (asuitablewardrobe.dynend.com) • A lot of seersucker. (dandyportraits.blogspot.com) • Ralph Lauren Spring Summer by Sheila Metzner. (gentlemansgazette.com) • Carmina shell cordovan shoes. (uptowndandy.blogspot.com) • A case for round plastic frames. (maxminimus.blogspot.com) • Washing jeans after six months of wear. (bespokemanblog.com) • Style and craftsmanship. (drakes-london.tumblr.com)

  • The Horror of the Exposed Waistband

    Updated: 2012-03-21 10:09:57
    When I was assisting an acquaintance with attire for an upcoming wedding, I made the point of telling them my thoughts on cut. Notably, the cut of the trousers and waistcoat. “If you go for a low rise trouser with your waistcoat” I said “you’ll see the waistband and perhaps even some shirt; go for [...]

  • Kate Middleton; A Duchess of Tailoring

    Updated: 2012-03-20 23:00:00
    With the whole country gearing up for the diamond jubilee all eyes are on the Royal family and here at A Suit That Fits we have an extra special interest in the Duchess of Cambridge. Kate Middleton is a great example of how tailoring can enhance your potential, both visually and socially. Since her wedding to Prince William last April her tailored outfits have been showing us her more serious side. While the shapes Kate has chosen have enhanced her figure the tailored look has portrayed her a [...]

  • Gold Accessories For Women’s Business Attire

    Updated: 2012-03-20 19:28:53
    Accessorizing with gold accent makes a white or beige women's business suit pop. A lot of women are pulling out their spring business outfits which usually consists of women's business suits in lighter colors. Accessorizing with a gold necklace is not what I'm talking about necessarily. I mean that you should search out accessories like, belts and purses that have gold details on them.

  • Meryl Streep: A true talent

    Updated: 2012-03-19 23:00:00
    With Merly Streep's recent Oscar win it is just a reminder that there is so much to love about this amazing actress. Already this year she has not only won an Oscar but a Bafta too, with many other awards to follow I expect.Streep is condsidered one of the best actress' of her time with her career stretching from roles like Kramer and Kramer to her most recent depiction of Margeret Thatcher in ‘he Iron Lady.’But Merly Streep is not just a great actress, she is also c [...]

  • M&S Savile Row Inspired

    Updated: 2012-03-19 17:50:52
    Richard James has been busy. Hot on the heels of his ‘Mayfair’ ready-to-wear collection for John Lewis comes another collaboration with a UK high-street giant. This time, Marks & Spencer (now re-branded, somewhat bizarrely, ‘Your M&S’) have invited the Row’s modernist tailor to sprinkle a little Savile magic on their notoriously dowdy menswear department. The ‘Savile [...]

  • A Reader’s Question: Colour Matching

    Updated: 2012-03-16 14:46:28
    “I’m the kind of guy who always wears navy jackets with pretty much everything. Now I have gotten a chocolate brown Zegna jacket and a mid grey DB from YSL. Could please advice me which colour and type of trousers to wear with those? I personally find it very hard. Thanks a lot in advance!” I recently [...]

  • The Artist: Texture Makes the Cut

    Updated: 2012-03-15 23:00:00
    This was one film I was reluctant to see, more of action girl me, but I allowed my self to be dragged, reluctantly, for my best friend's birthday. I found my self laughing, crying and above all in awe of the style. The 1920's was a super era, as teve's recent blog etails.When you put aside sound it is vital that all visual details are highly considered. The focus now relies on what we can see, a person's dress becomes highly important, telling us a lot about the character.W [...]

  • Bespoke Ties? Why Knot.

    Updated: 2012-03-15 23:00:00
    It really pains me to see so many people on the way to work nowadays with an open neck hirt. What happened? Forgot to finish dressing yourself this morning? And what pains me even more is that many of said people are in high powered roles within their organisations, or are customer facing. So what's happened? Where's the ie? nbsp;Maybe it's actually a case of changing attitudes towards the workplace. Maybe it's down to a lack of confidence. Lack of knowledge pe [...]

  • Links: Cleaning Suede, Cigar Suit, Evening Clothes…

    Updated: 2012-03-14 19:00:45
    • How to clean suede shoes. (hangerproject.com) • Cigar suit for summer. (dieworkwear.com) • Noel Cowards’ brown evening clothes.  (asuitablewardrobe.dynend.com) • How low can you go: the $25 outfit (including undergarments.) (mistermidwester.blogspot.com) • The $20 outfit (no comment on undergarments.) (afistfulofstyle.tumblr.com) • March madras duels. (ivy-style.com) • March favorite: Mackintosh jacket. (aheadlongdive.com) • Minimalistic try-on shoes (suitorial.blogspot.com) • Foster & Son: an ode [...]

  • Helena Bonham Carter; A Suitable CBE

    Updated: 2012-03-13 23:00:00
    Known for her stunning performances and kooky style Helena Bonham Carter looked stunning in her adies suit s she collected her CBE at the end of ebruary. I'm sure her bold and touching performance in 'The Kings Speech' was at the forefront of the Queens mind. I love Helena's bold use of traditional detailing and gorgeous patterned loths.

  • 1920's Style

    Updated: 2012-03-13 23:00:00
    Recently working in our studio in anchester  have noticed a new style creeping in. It seems that the 1920's is all the rage at the moment. This era included a lot of nteresting uiting choices, making it still a very opular ecade that my customers reference.

  • Oxford Bags

    Updated: 2012-03-12 23:00:00
    Oxford bags ere a loose fitting, wide legged trouser worn by students at the University of Oxford in the 1920s and remained popular until the 1950s.The style originated from a ban in 1924 on the wearing of knickerbockers, which were intended for use in sport, by Oxford undergraduates at lectures. At the time golf was extremely popular and men who attended the University wanted to get to the links quickly after class so they had their rousers ade extra wide to enable them to be [...]

  • Spring Selections from the High Street

    Updated: 2012-03-09 16:37:36
    Everyone that knows me – or my methods – knows that the high street is my primary hunting ground. Though I love and appreciate tailoring and a number of high-end products, the fact of the matter is I am a lover of variety and novelty. Fully converting to bespoke clothing is a fantasy for someone [...]

  • Suit For Success

    Updated: 2012-03-04 23:00:00
     lt;/pToday, we are very excited to launch the Suit For Success campaign, in support of three homelessness charities: Amber , Broadway and Emmaus. From today we are calling upon the men and women o [...]

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