As 2017 winds down, we're approaching that slow and steady transition between Fall and Winter. Here we've got some direction to help you stay ahead of the game right through to 2018.
There’s no denying that the tuxedo is once again in vogue. As part of a growing interest in looking dapper, the ‘smart-casual’ looks that dominated the noughties are being phased out by fashion-conscious men, more determined to make an impression. Black-tie is by no means an everyday occurrence, but when the situation does arise, you want to put your best foot forward.
Spring is officially here, bringing with it new beginnings, sunshine, flowers and, most importantly, horse racing. The spring racing carnival is as much about fashion as it is horse racing, which is why we at InStitchu mark it in the calendar as the most important suit occasion of the year. With over 21 days of racing in both Sydney and Melbourne, there are plenty of occasions to get suited up.
The Benefits of a Tailor-Made Suit
In this age of speed and convenience, tailor-made suits almost sound quaint. You can go to any department store or even shop online to find a wide variety of suits off the rack. Why would anyone take the time and expense to get their suits custom-made? The fact is, there are some real advantages to choosing tailor-made suits.
Finely tailored wool clothing has been a standard of quality for centuries. Fabric made from quality wool fibers is soft, light, and durable. It has fantastic drape and elasticity. Wool has amazing insulating properties; it will keep you warm even if it gets wet, but if it is scorching out, it will also keep that excess heat away from you. It is a joy to work with and a comfort to wear.