Transitioning into colder months, it is essential that we trade in clothing with lighter fabrics for heavier ones with tactile quality such as the herringbone suit. For those who are unaware, "Herringbone" is one of the most prevalent fabrics in menswear that can be woven in various forms. Its pattern is visually appealing without reading as flamboyant or overwhelming.
"Putting on a beautifully designed suit elevates my spirit, extols my sense of self, and helps define me as a man to whom details matter." – Gay Talese, Author
Just as you wouldn’t build a skyscraper without digging deep into the earth and laying the correct footings, and you wouldn’t drop a grand on a horse in the last minute at Flemington without first studying the form-guide, neither would you construct a suit until its foundations are perfect.
This week we thought we’d entertain and inform you with some history and fun-facts about a few of InStitchu’s custom options. For example, did you know the French Cuff is a misnomer? It actually originated in Great Britain and was known as a Double-Cuff. The name French Cuff was only born once the style reached the USA.
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.