Category Archives: Style

Dress to Impress, UBS Tells Staff

A story in today’s Wall Street Journal reveals that UBS has published a 43 page dress code for its Swiss office designed to upgrade the appearance of its workforce. Of course, this is good news for those of us who … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Wife Dress You!

I’d like to share with you a recent article in the Wall Street Journal which reveals that it is dangerous to a relationship when one partner tries to do a fashion makeover on the other.  Here the link to “Which Clothes Make … 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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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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What is the Difference Between “Bespoke”, “Custom” and “Made-to-measure” Suits?

The definitions of “bespoke”, “made-to-measure” and “custom” suits are, in my opinion, the most misunderstood terms in the tailoring universe, especially when it comes to evaluating which is “better.” Sometimes clients see the ultimate suit as one “made from scratch.”  What … Continue reading

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