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
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
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?
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?
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?
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
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?
Who doesn’t love to add a bit of personality to their suits, jackets, waistcoats and overcoats? If you are looking for a way to make your garment ‘pop’, Edinburgh Tailoring Company has nearly 500 lining options to choose from. Our own house range of linings are available to choose from free of charge. We also … More Choose a Lining that is Functional and Reflects Your Personality
Call us biased, but we believe that a 2-piece suit is an essential part of any man or woman’s wardrobe. However, we’re also aware that when it comes to choosing a suit, the choices between off the rack, made to measure and bespoke can leave you feeling overwhelmed or unsure of where to start. To … More Off the Rack vs Bespoke vs Made to Measure