The jacket-as-coat: Seiji’s commission from Tailo...

December 29th 2023

When the shoemaker Seiji McCarthy came to New York recently to take part in our pop-up, he brought with him a recent commission from Tailor Caid, the Japanese bespoke tailor run by Yuhei Yamamoto. Yamamoto is a big enthusiast for mid-century America...

The jacket-as-coat: Seiji’s commission from Tailo...

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Personally I don't think you should have much structure Lucas. You want it pretty soft, to keep it fairly casual. Err on the side of less. Camel hair is great, it would just be a little less hard wearing, but have the lu...

Coats - JacketsDecember 29th 2023

The breadth and style of Korean tailoring

December 18th 2023

On the Wednesday night of my recent trip to Seoul, there was a party to celebrate the anniversary of the local cloth agency, Renovatio. The founder Sam Ahn invited everyone in the industry, and over 200 people turned up. I have never seen so many w...

The breadth and style of Korean tailoring

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SuitsDecember 18th 2023

Assisi bespoke double-breasted tweed: Review

May 17th 2023

Readers who saw the first article on Assisi , the Korean tailor that made this tweed double-breasted jacket, were impressed with how the fit was looking, and they weren’t wrong. It’s a very well cut piece of bespoke, with a three-dimens...

Assisi bespoke double-breasted tweed: Review

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They're both quite soft in make, but the style is rather different, with the Assisi being a touch bigger and drapier. I'd say the finishing quality on Assisi is higher...

JacketsMay 17th 2023

Assisi bespoke tailors, Korea: Fitting a tweed DB

May 3rd 2023

Assisi is a young tailoring house based in the Huam-dong area of Seoul. It was only established three years ago, but the tailor that leads it, Kim Min Soo, has been cutting for 15 years. Like most Korean tailors I’ve seen, the team are more s...

Assisi bespoke tailors, Korea: Fitting a tweed DB

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I think the weight isn't for everyone, absolutely. I wear it more like a light coat most of the time. Go for something lighter, shetland or sherry tweed yes. But it goes with lots of things! Navy trousers, all shades of ...

JacketsMay 3rd 2023