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 →
15
JAN
2013

Custom Shirt Cuffs

The topic of your custom shirt collar was covered in-depth in a previous post, and now it’s time to decide how dressy the shirt will be. A dress shirt’s level of formality is determined in large part by the type of cuff you select, so let’s do a deep dive into some of the... Read More →
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11
JAN
2013

Custom Shirt Collars

The well-tailored man’s appearance involves many intermingling factors and is ideally greater than the sum of its parts. Read More →
17
DEC
2012
Henry Davidsen Philadelphia Custom Bowties

The Do’s and Don’ts When Dressing For a Holiday Party

Second in line only to presents, parties are the best part of the holiday season. You can get gussied up, there’s ample opportunity for layering, and it’s expected that some degree of festiveness will be part of everyone’s garb. While this can be great fun, it’s easy to take... Read More →
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12
DEC
2012
Henry Davidsen Ariston Fabrics

Ariston Fabrics

Autumn is without a doubt the clothes horse’s dream season. No other time during the year affords a man so many opportunities to layer and vary the fabrics he wears. With cooler temperatures we can enjoy wearing corduroy pants with nubby flannel sport coats, dress shirts... Read More →