One of the world’s premier fabric mills returns to Bespoke Thursday for their fall trunk show. Dormeuil has existed at the top of the fabric game since 1846, and are revered the world over, from the traditional tailors of Savile Row to the contemporary creatives of Napoli. When you take a fabric from one of Dormeuil’s many books, and use the yards to create an American-made Wingtip suit, you have one of the finest custom offerings available anywhere in the market.
Oxxford Clothes President Bob Denton returns to Wingtip this Wednesday. If you haven’t heard us trumpet their accolades already, Oxxford creates for the finest handmade custom suit in America, providing a comfort and fit comparable to centuries old Savile Row tailors.
Andy Murphy from Foster & Son returns Wednesday for an all-day bespoke shoe event. Foster & Son has produced one of the very finest London-made shoes since 1840. See below for photos from their last trunk show at Wingtip, when Wingtip manager Michael Alzona was fitted for a personal last.
Thanks to everyone who visited Bespoke for our Spring 2014 Oxxford Clothes trunk show. We had a fun and stylish showing, and were reminded throughout the day of the loyalty Oxxford inspires in the gents they outfit:
This Thursday Oxxford Clothes returns to Wingtip. The revered Chicago suitmaker is one of America’s most esteemed bespoke labels. They have been outfitting the most demanding gentlemen for nearly 100 years, and though they have long traded in classic silhouettes, they recently unveiled some more modern fits. Robb Report noted the change in 2010: “The… Read more »
Just Added: Celebrate with complimentary Maker’s Mark Manhattans at 2pm, as well as complimentary shoe shines (as time permits).
Beyond accessories–pocket squares, watches, hats–I think the best pairing with bespoke clothing is a classic cocktail. Throughout the history of men’s fashion, guys like to do important things while being well-dressed–like go hunting, sign a deal, or just enjoy a refreshing beverage.
A common question I get is, “What’s the difference between fashion and style in custom clothing?”
Before anything is said about custom clothing, the overall consideration of fashion versus style needs to be addressed. Generally, fashion represents the most current, and, oftentimes, short term trends in styles being shown at the retail level of the distribution chain. On the other hand, style is usually associated with longer lasting looks in the industry.
Many people use the term “khaki” to refer to the general category of casual trousers made from cotton, and frequently even use the word when referring to almost any casual cotton trouser, regardless of color or fabrication. However, its origin is very definitive and specific.
Quizzical foe the Riddler was roped by crime-fighting duo Batman and Batkid during a attempted robbery in the Bank of Italy safety deposit box vault this morning. The villain was apprehended at approximately 11:10am near the corner of Clay and Montgomery in the city’s Financial District.