Category Archives: made to measure suits

What’s Your Fashion Viewpoint?

Custom made suits are better than ready-made suits in so many ways, but sometimes they are worse—when the tailor has no taste.   So many skilled craftsmen work well with their hands, but have no sense of style, or worse yet, think … Continue reading

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How to Buy a Custom Tuxedo

It makes sense to invest in a custom tuxedo because it is generally something you can wear for many, many years. (Not to mention that it is somewhat unsatisfying to wear a rented tux last worn by a high school … Continue reading

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Adrian Whittaker–Master Rigger

In the era when a man was expected to wear a  suit practically every day, men’s clothing stores played an indispensable role in the life of a community.  Even the smallest town in the US had at least one men’s specialty shop and in New York … 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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