On me: Tim Everest pinstripe suit, Edward Green Top Drawer monk-straps, Drake’s tie, Rubinacci pocket square
Picture: Luke Carby
As ever with Michel's proclamations, John, it is an extreme. I think both cut (as in style) and fit are absolute requirements of good bespoke. You need both.
Interview with Michel Barnes – and L’EtiquetteRead the comments
Hi Brian, I would advise first of all to be straight with the tailor and tell him what you feel, and see what he suggests. Tell him it's not wearable as it is. If he's interested in developing long-term clients, he will hopefully at least…
Is bespoke worth it?Read the comments
They shrink a tiny but, yes, but not 2cm - more like 1.
Introducing: PS Oxford fabricRead the comments
As with most weddings today, it depends entirely on the host and what they specify. But if it said black tie, no I'd go for something more conservative if I had the choice
The velvet jacket and modern evening wear, in CifonelliRead the comments