Category Archives: Fit

Can You Shop for a Custom Suit in Your Home or Office?

It never ceases to amaze me that some of the wealthiest people have the most ill-fitting clothing.  It’s not because they haven’t spent money on their wardrobes. It’s that they haven’t spent enough time to get things right. I once was … Continue reading

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What Alterations Can be Done

Recently a client brought in his father’s old Brioni suits hoping that we could refit them to his body.  His father was about 3” taller and the suits were from the 1980’s.   I advised him not to throw good money … Continue reading

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Suspenders or a Belt for your Custom Suit?

Many men have the misconception that suspenders are worn to make a statement of wealth or power.  Images of Gordon Gekko or Larry King immediately spring to mind. At the other extreme, the character of Steve Urkel of the “Family … Continue reading

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Custom Suits versus Ready-made Suits

For years, Kozinn+Sons Merchant Tailors sold ready-made suits in addition to custom suits.  We also wholesaled ready-made suits to fine specialty stores around the country.  How could we (my grandfather, father and me) perpetrate such a barbarous practice? The concept … Continue reading

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The Role of a Try-on in Buying a Custom Suit

Beware of a tailor who does not try any garments on you when he’s measuring you for a custom suit.  It simply isn’t enough for him to just take measurements, even if it’s dozens of measurements. The only real way … Continue reading

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