Explore the definition of a bespoke suit, learn the differences between true bespoke, made to measure (MTM), and custom suiting, and discover where to buy the best tailor-made garment for your budget.
In this 2022 review of Proper Cloth’s custom dress and casual shirts for men, find out whether the New York-based menswear startup’s made-to-measure garments are worth the effort and cost.
In this review of Black Lapel’s suits, which is based on my experience wearing 8 of their custom garments over more than 9 years, see why I think their made-to-measure garments are one of the best online options around.
Who makes the cheapest and best dress shirts for men? As you refresh your 2021 back-to-work or work-from-home wardrobe, compare more than two dozen options from the cheapest dress shirts to affordable-luxury slim fit dress shirts to “workleisure” button-downs made from stretchy performance fabrics that are perfect for working from home.
This review of Richmond-based Ledbury, which has been perfecting a modern mash-up of classic southern style and British-inspired tailoring since 2009, is a long time coming.
While you may have not heard much about affordable custom suit brand Kashiyama the Smart Tailor before, you’re likely to hear a lot more in the coming months thanks to a major push by the Japanese brand into the U.S. market. Keep reading for Modern Fellows’ review of Kashiyama, which offers made-to-measure suits for men as low as $300, and take a glimpse inside their WeWork studio in Washington, DC.
Modern Fellows sat down with Derek Tian, one of the co-founders of online custom tailor Black Lapel, at the menswear startup’s showroom on a recent visit to New York City. Derek spoke about the upcoming launch of a collaboration with Spanish-made shoe brand Quero and how to serve customers in a time of change for retail.
Affordable-luxury dress shoe startup Paul Evans has “come along way since launching 4 years ago,” according to co-founder Evan Fript. Modern Fellows first profiled Fript’s fledgling brand in 2014, when the company was working to expand an initially limited selection and sizes. Fript reflects on how the brand has evolved and signals the arrival of bespoke footwear and design upgrades in the fall in a new interview with Modern Fellows.