09
MAY
2013
Custom Suit with colorful silk pocket square to add some flare

Color-Coding an Outfit

Men often have a hard time with color. As we’ve mentioned before, guys aren’t trained to look at colors the way women are from their early teens into adulthood. This often puts us at a loss when getting dressed, which translates into armies of men wearing nothing more... Read More →
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07
MAY
2013
Mohair Custom Suiting Spring Fabric Swatches

Spring Suit Fabrics, Pt. 1: Mohair

Spring has sprung, and it’s time to start thinking about switching our our closets. With one of the most extensive fabric selections in Philadelphia, we have you covered whether you’re looking for a simple light grey worsted suit or a mint green mohair/wool blend.... Read More →
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30
APR
2013
Justin Timberlake

Style Profile: Justin Timberlake

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out this video of Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie” on Saturday Night Live. Watched it the whole way through? Good. We here at Henry A. Davidsen are big fans of Mr. Timberlake’s new image. His transformation from... Read More →
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23
APR
2013
Custom Mens Tailor Showroom Philadelphia

Henry A. Davidsen Hosts Gentlemen’s Merit Badge Series

On Wednesday, 4/17/13, Henry A. Davidsen had the pleasure of hosting the Gentlemen’s Merit Badge Series for the networking group Young Professional Scouts. YPS is a group of Boy Scout alumni who are now young professionals, and they partner with local businesses to teach... Read More →
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16
APR
2013
Custom Sprts Coat with Pocketsquare

How To Dress For A Cold Spring Day

Northeasterners complain about the weather incessantly, and the boys at Henry A. Davidsen are just as guilty of this as the next guy. It’s either too hot in the summer or too cold in the winter, and we generally get a total of five and a half weeks of truly pleasant weather... Read More →
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09
APR
2013
Blue Blazer

The Suit Series, Pt. IX: Sport Coats, Blazers, and Suit Jackets

In the world of menswear, not all jackets are created equal. The terms blazer, sport coat, and suit jacket are often mixed up and misused as a result. This causes confusion amongst men and makes their lives more difficult than they need to be. In the interest of offering some... Read More →
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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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