This post revisits my first review of Proper Cloth’s custom dress shirts for men, originally published in 2013, to explore whether the New York-based menswear startup’s shirts are worth the cost. This article provides more information about Proper Cloth, how much their shirts, suits and other menswear essentials cost, and an honest, unbiased and updated review of the Proper Cloth custom dress shirt.
Readers of Modern Fellows receive a discount of $20 off Proper Cloth custom dress shirts for first time customers. Based out of New York, Proper Cloth provides made-to-measure shirting online and via a Big Apple showroom.
Custom shirting outposts are everywhere these days, but European-headquartered Hockerty (formerly Tailor4Less) has been around since 2008. And while many focus on high-end fabrics and finishes with prices to match, Hockerty targets the basics at an affordable price point. How does their basic sub-$60 dress shirt stack up?
The gang from Indochino, including CEO Kyle Vucko and President Heikal Gani, has arrived in Washington. From March 2nd through the 10th, the company’s tailors and stylists will show customers around their product line of suits, shirts and accessories and take measurements out of Living Social’s 918 F Street NW location.
Around the corner from the White House, VM Clothier’s headquarters offers an approachable environment to begin or continue an adventure in custom tailoring. Modern Fellows sat down with founder Vishal Mirpuri for a conversation that touched upon the evolution of custom tailoring, growing a business organically, and shattering the stereotype of DC style.