Well-crafted clothing is fundamental when you want to look your best. In fact, dressing up also changes our own psychology, according to a recent study. The research, conducted at California State University, Northridge, found that formal attire goes beyond making us feel more powerful to even allowing to us to think more broadly and holistically. Surely those sophisticated thought mechanisms make it easier to strategize, prioritize, and manage within business, as well as in personal settings. Formal attire comes in a range of qualities, though, the highest quality of which is bespoke or custom. Perhaps the easiest way to understand why custom suits are the right choice is by looking at them in comparison to the two other options: off-the-rack (OTR) and made-to-measure (MTM). Bespoke vs. off-the-rack: More efficient Having custom clothes made is more focused and less unwieldy than shopping for mass-produced garments. When you shop off-the-rack, it can […]

The quality of a suit is heavily influenced by its material, style, and the way that it is tailored (the extent to which it is truly fitted to the individual). Related to that last element, let’s look at a few terms used to describe different approaches — particularly bespoke and made-to-measure (MTM).   Other suit descriptors: ready-to-wear, off-the-rack, and custom 5 distinctions between bespoke & made-to-measure Evolution of suit creation Ambiguity & lack of law Getting the right fit   Other suit descriptors: ready-to-wear, off-the-rack, and custom   Before we get into detail related to bespoke and made-to-measure, let’s look at three other ways that suits are described or categorized:   Ready-to-wear (RTW) – The designer comes up with cuts and styles for suits, offering ready-to-wear suits directly off the rack. “The development of the RTW suit was pioneered in the 1950s, when manufacturers segmented the male form into different […]

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