The (17) made-to-measure tailors I have known

July 12th 2021

*UPDATE: Since this article was published, Brioni has also been tried and reviewed, as has J Mueser* Although I haven’t covered the same number of MTM tailors as bespoke ones, Permanent Style has steadily accumulated a good range - from Kiton ...

The (17) made-to-measure tailors I have known

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Absolutely super advice. Many thanks for all your help. I’ll update those pictures when my MTM trousers come through....

Jackets - SuitsJuly 12th 2021

The best cloth for unstructured jackets

July 6th 2020

  One point that was particularly popular in a recent video chat – ‘ How can I dress up without a suit?’ – was the idea of an unstructured or shirt jacket, to wear at home. Something that you can throw on for...

The best cloth for unstructured jackets

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Hi Biswajit, I think you may find that a suit in a light construction, such as from a Neapolitan tailor, in a lightweight material, may make as much difference as regards the weather. The biggest difference an unstructur...

ClothJuly 6th 2020

How sartorial principles can apply to casual clot...

December 19th 2016

This outfit, which was shot for the recent cover story of Plaza Uomo magazine, is probably one of the most casual ever featured on Permanent Style. Much like the first image of our popular ‘ Which office are you?’ post, it is the informa...

How sartorial principles can apply to casual clot...

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No, I have that milk colour and it's rather different - no melange and paler...

Hats - StyleDecember 19th 2016

The in-between (pub, weekend) jacket from Stile L...

January 1st 2016

As on Wednesday, so today. A piece made to measure by Neapolitan brand Stile Latino, with similar attractions. As with the completely unstructured coat we featured on Wednesday, this jacket is: An effective bridge between the formal and the casua...

The in-between (pub, weekend) jacket from Stile L...

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No, sorry. With brands like Stile Latino they're rarely materials that are available by the cut length....

Casual clothing - JacketsJanuary 1st 2016

Stile Latino grey double-breasted coat

December 30th 2015

For men who – for reasons of economy or laziness – want a coat that will go with everything, this might be the perfect candidate. But that doesn’t necessarily mean I’d recommend it. It was made for me by Stile Latin...

Stile Latino grey double-breasted coat

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On the inside of the jacket? Yes, thats a label like you'd have on the breast pocket, and is meant to stay on...

CoatsDecember 30th 2015

Stile Latino – from Vincenzo Attolini

September 2nd 2015

I interviewed Vincenzo Attolini (above) back in January. This post is therefore a little late, although the advantage is the clothes will be dropping into shops now, unlike other pieces from trade shows where you have to wait at least six months t...

Stile Latino – from Vincenzo Attolini

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MY GOD!!! The first tailor to be frank about the pros and cons of handwork etc. While I love handmade button holes, most cannot make a tightly woven one that is sharp and beautiful. Most are relatively loose and worthles...

Coats - TrousersSeptember 2nd 2015