Planning your wedding can be a bit of a fraught affair at the best of times, but throw in a pandemic and it becomes even more stressful. You’ve been thinking about whether or not to go ahead with your planned dates, but with the restrictions changing from week to week, you don’t want to make … More Can You Get a Bespoke Suit Made in Four Weeks?
Behind every bespoke suit is a story. That story starts with the customer. As part of a series of blogs from Edinburgh Tailoring Company, we’ll look at some of those stories, and explore what our customers were looking for when they came to us, how their tailoring stories progressed, and the final results. For this … More A Bespoke Suit to Stand Out on All Occasions
You may know the old saying; the best things come to those who wait… If you’re looking to order a tailored, one-of-a-kind suit, you’ll probably have an inkling that it’ll take a while to produce the end result. But what are the rough timescales for a tailored suit, and how long can you expect to … More How Long Does a Bespoke, Handmade Suit Take Once It’s Ordered?
Looking for a bespoke, handmade suit – but aren’t sure what your options are, or even what to expect at all, for that matter? Don’t worry, you’re not alone – but we’re here to change that. Let’s talk bespoke suit options! Especially if it’s your first time thinking about ordering a tailored suit, you might … More What are Your Options When Choosing a Bespoke, Handmade Suit?
It’s a question people ask us all the time. Usually they come into the studio, and the conversation goes something along the lines of: “Chris, how much should a bespoke, handmade suit cost?” My reply: “Well, that really depends on what you need, and where you go. How long is a piece of string?” It’s … More How Much Should a Bespoke, Handmade Suit Cost from a Tailor?
Behind every bespoke suit is a story. That story starts with the customer. As part of a series of blogs from Edinburgh Tailoring Company, we will look at some of those stories. We will explore what our customers were looking for when they came to us and how their tailoring stories progressed with us. For … More A Vibrant Wedding Suit for Groom Franz D’Angelo
National Bow Tie Day is Friday 28th August this year. But wearing a bow tie can be a style minefield. Jason, the Bespoke Tailoring Consultant at our Edinburgh studio, offers a few tips on how to wear a bow tie so you look more Pitti than pitiful. Few things have suffered from the shifting fashions … More How to Wear a Bow Tie: Lessons from Pee-Wee Herman
Who would you love to tailor for and why? Nick Cave. He’s a man who knows his suits and has a very particular style. Esquire magazine described it as ‘high-end tailoring and gutter-level sleaze’! It is fitting that one of his preferred tailors is not in Savile Row but London’s Soho. Nick Cave’s suits are always fitted, … More Interview with Jason Rutter, our Edinburgh tailor
John Maines is the most recent tailor to join us at the Edinburgh Tailoring Company family, as we continue to branch out to more cities UK wide. We thought you might like to get to know him better and find out who inspires him. He also has some the excellent advice for all of the … More Interview with John Maines, our ETC Manchester tailor
We don’t often walk into shops anymore, but can you remember back to when it was the way to shop? You’d enter, take a little look around, and you’d be approached by one of the friendly staff members who would undoubtedly ask “How can I help you?”. Great question, designed to create an open ended … More How can we help you?