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What are horn buttons and why does your suit need them?

What are horn buttons and why does your suit need them?

Buttons made out of bone and horn were the first kinds of buttons that were used in human fashion history. These kinds of buttons were very popular as clothing ornaments in the 14th century, and they continued to enjoy widespread use up until the early 20th century- even when buttons had shifted in their purely ornamental role in clothes to…

How long should your trousers be?

How long should your trousers be?

Men’s dress codes were not made for fun. They make it easier for men to wear everyday, as long as they remember the formulas. The length of the pants is also one of the standardized details in dress. Length levels “within the standard” Any length that makes the pants too short or too long is “unqualified”. But how to determine…

Guide to distinguish common fabrics

Guide to distinguish common fabrics

Fabric selection should be a priority in deciding whether or not to own a suit. If possible, choose natural materials. In addition to being environmentally friendly, these fabrics also create a pleasant feeling for the wearer, give them more coolness and a higher aesthetics. I. Natural material I. Wool fabric Pros: elegant and natural. Good air circulation (advantage cannot be…

Suspenders or Belts?

Suspenders or Belts?

At least from the turn of this century suspenders have been identified with business wear while belts were considered an accoutrement of sports clothing. There are several practical reasons why suspenders are still the proper choice to be worn with the business suit, especially one with pleated trousers. Suspenders permit the trousers to hang best, supporting the front of the…

5 most essential suits for your wardrobe

5 most essential suits for your wardrobe

If you want to streamline your suit wardrobe, here are 5 suits that we think are indispensable. Navy single-breasted This is always the starting point for a suit collection journey. Navy suit is simply a must-have. An extremely versatile suit that can be used in almost any situation. Grey single-breasted 2nd choice for sure. If navy is number one, then…

Hanoi Old Quarter food guide

Hanoi Old Quarter food guide

Even as a tailor, we often get questions about places to eat in Hanoi. For convenience, we would like to introduce through this article, based on the experiences of people born and raised in Hanoi. PHO (Noodle soup) Bat Dan beef noodle soup Every morning when you stop by, you will be surprised by the long queue of people waiting…

British suit, Italian suit and American suit, which style suits you best?

British suit, Italian suit and American suit, which style suits you best?

As we always tell our customers, there are two traditional suit forms, British and Italian. In addition, the American-style suit is also an option, even though it is a late birth, but cannot be underestimated… British style The tailoring profession originated in England, specifically London in the 19th century. Therefore, the traditional British suit always possesses the most classic details…

How to be cool in high summer days?

How to be cool in high summer days?

The heat is here, but that doesn’t mean your sense of style has to go out the window. Stay sartorial in your wardrobe with these six ways to dress well, even when it’s scorching hot outside. Clothes on, style points up… let’s do this. LIGHT COLORS OVER DARK There’s a reason moody colors are more popular in the fall and…

WHY DON’T YOU NEED BLACK SUITS ANYMORE?

WHY DON’T YOU NEED BLACK SUITS ANYMORE?

Aside from gray, blue, and brown, there is one other color in the world of men’s suiting that’s fairly widely seen, and that’s black. But for how popular and ubiquitous it’s become, the question remains: is it truly a good look for most men? Let’s find out. Why Are Black Suits So Widely Seen Today?  The fact that the typical…

What Is the Best Fabric to Wear in Hot Weather?

What Is the Best Fabric to Wear in Hot Weather?

Whether you are choosing fabric to sew clothes for your business, casual strolls or going outs, cotton and linen are fibers that will do the trick. Let’s have a look at their properties and see what makes them so suitable for the summer heat. Cotton: Soft, moisture-absorbing, breathable, from semi-sheer to opaque Linen: Slubby, softens with each washing, moisture-absorbing, breathable…