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02
APR
2013
Custom Suit Button

The Suit Series, Pt. VIII: Buttons

If there’s one thing we know about looking good versus looking great, it’s that details matter. A lot. When designing a custom suit, decisions get heavy on details: lapels, vents, linings, pant styles, and plenty more. One detail that will differentiate your suit from... Read More →
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26
MAR
2013
Bespoke Tuxedo Philadelphia

The Suit Series, Pt. VII: The Tuxedo

The Oscars just passed us, and with wedding season coming up, formal wear is on our minds. Few men have the opportunity to wear a tuxedo nowadays and there’s a lot of mystification as to what they’re supposed to look like. So, what makes a tuxedo a tuxedo? WHAT MAKES... Read More →
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19
MAR
2013
Blue Custom Flat-front Pants

The Suit Series, Pt. VI: Pleats or Flat-Fronts?

Pepsi or Coke? White or wheat? Pat’s or Geno’s? Some issues in life don’t have shades of grey, and in the world of custom suiting, the question of pleated pants versus flat-front pants is one of those issues. What’s a man to do? This sixth installment of... Read More →
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12
MAR
2013
Blue Bespoke Pant Pockets

The Suit Series, Pt. V: Pockets

One impactful way to make a suit look like you had it made for you instead of bought off the rack is to throw some unique pockets on the jacket and pants. In fact, the pockets you put on your jacket will have almost as much influence on its level of formality or dandiness as the... Read More →
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05
MAR
2013
Custom Suit Jacket Lining

The Suit Series, Pt. IV: Linings

After looking through jacket styles, lapel options, and what vents you’d like, it’s time to think about something purely aesthetic that has nothing to do with body type or “situational appropriateness:” the lining to your jacket. When you go the... Read More →
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26
FEB
2013
Tailored Suit Vents

The Suit Series, Pt. III: Vents

After deciding whether to go single-breasted or double-breasted and figuring out which lapels will work best for you, the time comes to select your vents. The following is part three of the Henry A. Davidsen suit series, and we’ll explore some of the options we offer when... Read More →
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19
FEB
2013

The Suit Series, Pt. II: Lapels

Back in part one of the Suit Series we went over the difference between single-breasted and double-breasted suits, their stylings, and why a man would opt for one or the other. Once you’ve past that point in the custom design process, the next decision you make is very... Read More →
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12
FEB
2013

Custom Suit Series: Single-Breasted or Double-Breasted

Ordering a made-to-measure or custom suit is a wonderful experience. It’s a rare opportunity in which a man gets to fully design a garment to his specifications, and we think every guy should do it at least once in his lifetime. However, it can be a bit of a daunting task... Read More →
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05
FEB
2013

Custom Shirt Buttons and Pockets

Our custom shirt series comes to a close with our final installment on buttons and pockets. Pocket or No Pocket? When designing your custom shirt, it’s very important to decide on the style of your shirt pocket, if you wish to have one at all. When addressing the style of pocket... Read More →
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28
JAN
2013

Custom Shirt Fabrics

Collars and cuffs are obviously key components of your custom shirt, but it would be unwise to discount the importance of the fabric itself while making your selection. Most men have a basic idea as to what they’re looking for -plain whites and blue, pink oxford cloth,... Read More →