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
If you are looking for a classic piece of clothing that will never go out of style, then a tuxedo is the perfect choice for you. When it comes to formal wear, nothing quite beats this classic piece. It is a versatile and timeless fashion piece that adds a touch of class to your wardrobe. … More Top 5 reasons to have a Tuxedo in your wardrobe
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?
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
2020? I don’t want to get into it too much. We’ve heard all the “Someone’s definitely playing Jumanji and we’re all stuck in it” sayings. We’ve heard words like “Unprecedented” being used and phrases such as “New Normal”, but what I really want to know is; Did you miss getting up, dressing up and stepping … More Looking Forward, Sartorially
Since lockdown most of us have fundamentally changed the way we dress. For those who aren’t going into the workplace every day, working from has paved the way for the ultimate comfy leggings and t-shirt combination. Others have reached a compromise with the smart shirt and fluffy slippers that no one will ever see for … More Four Post-Lockdown Fashion Trends
Unsurprisingly, the Met Gala 2020 has been cancelled, but this hasn’t stopped the stars showing off their outlandish outfits at home anyway. We decided to reflect on some of our favourite suits and outfits from previous years. Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik (2016) The 2016 theme was ‘Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology’ which aimed … More Top 5 Met Gala Suits and Looks