The story behind the American suit is the living proof of how society and the economic situation within a particular country shape fashion.

We’ll be looking back at New York City in the 1920s. The “roaring twenties”. A time of prosperity that had a massive influence on many aspects of our lives now. The first difference can be immediately spotted here: the target group.

We saw in the history of the British suit that the suit was something of a luxurious good meant for the military elite and high political class.

Menswear

The British or English Suit
The British or English Suit

We are now strolling in the street believed to have given birth to the traditional British suit. A street that signifies the British influence in traditional bespoke men’s tailoring. Built in the...

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How much does a bespoke suit cost?
How much does a bespoke suit cost?

For men who’ve never been to a tailor the price can seem intimidating, but in reality the cost is the least interesting thing about a hand-made suit. It’s as relevant to compare the price of a...

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READY-TO-WEAR VS MADE-TO-MEASURE VS BESPOKE
READY-TO-WEAR VS MADE-TO-MEASURE VS BESPOKE

James Bond’s suits over the past five decades have come from a variety of sources, each with their own benefits and drawbacks. The most notable providers of James Bond’s suits have been luxury...

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The American “Sack” Suit
The American “Sack” Suit

The story behind the American suit is the living proof of how society and the economic situation within a particular country shape fashion. We’ll be looking back at New York City in the 1920s. The...

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The Italian Suit
The Italian Suit

The next journey will bring us in an emerging (although still healing after the second world war) 1945 Rome, in the old fashioned Via Barberini. Yet another influential street. Yet other creative...

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