The Top 5 Reasons to Have a Tuxedo in Your Wardrobe

People often say ‘tuxedo’ when discussing men’s formalwear. But what does it mean? A tuxedo is an elegant semi-formal evening suit of black or midnight blue with a white dress shirt worn with a bow tie. It’s that simple. The history surrounding the tuxedo makes it easy to see why this elegant and stylish outfit … More The Top 5 Reasons to Have a Tuxedo in Your Wardrobe

Top 3 Tips for Bespoke Wedding Suits

We caught up this week with our owner Chris McGowan to ask him his top 3 tips for anyone considering having their wedding outfits made this year. With a reported 400% increase in wedding demand in 2022, Edinburgh Tailoring Company are anticipating high demand for some of our most popular cloth options, and we’re bringing you our top tips … More Top 3 Tips for Bespoke Wedding Suits

Getting married before March? When should you order your suit?

Each year, we return after Christmas & New Year holidays to emails, Facebook messages, phone calls and voice mails from people looking to arrange an appointment for their wedding suits. I mean, we LOVE working on Wedding suits, but the messages are all usually quite similar in the questions they’re asking. “How long do you … More Getting married before March? When should you order your suit?

How Long Does a Bespoke, Handmade Suit Take Once It’s Ordered?

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?

What are Your Options When Choosing a Bespoke, Handmade Suit?

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?

How can we help you?

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?

Welcome Back… to a Brand New Suit

Today is an exciting day for Edinburgh Tailoring Company – and indeed all tailors across Scotland. Along with beauticians, tattoo parlours, and universities, the 22nd of July marks the day we can open our doors to customers once again!  While we have been undertaking consultations via Zoom, WhatsApp and Facetime during lockdown, getting measurements from … More Welcome Back… to a Brand New Suit

What’s in a cloth?

When Shakespeare penned the words ‘what’s in a name?’, the answer was fairly complicated. In our case, the answer to ‘what’s in a cloth?’ is also multifaceted and we are here to explain more about it! At Edinburgh Tailoring Company, we have an incredible cloth range for you to choose from. You can expect to … More What’s in a cloth?