Recently we have had posts on:
– Lorenzo Villoresi, my favourite perfumer
– Stefano Bemer, a wonderful Florentine bespoke shoemaker
– Gaziano & Girling bespoke
– Naples tailor Elia Caliendo
– and, Cifonelli’s yak coats
I hope you like them.
Hi Juan, Bespoke is not a cleanly defined term. Personally I would say no, you're suit is not bespoke - or at least not traditional bespoke. That would require a personal fit and pattern, with multiple fittings, plus a handmade chest and other aspects. But…
Gieves & Hawkes bespoke linen suit: ReviewRead the comments
Absolutely. I don't know on a full cashmere version but it won't be a big uplift. Most of the price is in the work and the time.
Michael Browne: Building the perfect tailorRead the comments
Hey Sorry to miss you. It was a lovely night. Yes exactly, wear without concern in light rain. I wouldn't treat it again though. And whenever it does get rained on, still bear in mind our lessons on suede care in the Trunk/Valstar video. Dry…
Seraphin made-to-order project with ConnollyRead the comments
Beaver is certainly better in the long term. It's so much stronger, and can be reblocked better too. You can even turn the whole thing inside out later on and reblock that. As to rollable hats, I know you can make them out of beaver…
The Optimo hat factory, ChicagoRead the comments