The InSider

Reveal The Runway

Posted by Team InStitchu on May 16, 2018 3:40:35 PM

As strange as it is to say that we are almost halfway through the year, a sure sign of this is when Sydney Fashion Week pops its head around the corner. Across the city, bloggers, designers, stylists and fashion fanatics are tuning in this week to get the first peek of what’s trending for the second half of 2018.

Although the runway is often seen as the mecca of what’s up and coming in the next season, often it’s not the exact depiction of the trends we are going to be seeing in the streets—Shakespeare shirts and tent pants are not on our wardrobe radar. 

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Topics: menstyle, Suits, institchustyle, Advice

Bin your belts—the future is the Side Tab

Posted by Team InStitchu on Mar 13, 2018 1:32:40 PM

Like pen with paper, champagne with celebrations, tacos with Tuesdays, the belt has iconically been paired with pants throughout fashion’s history. However, what does wearing a belt essentially mean? Wearing a belt means adding an extra accessory to your outfit—unlike the clean pocket square or the helpful cufflinks, the belt is a high maintenance accessory that does not always behave itself. A day in the life of a belt wearer requires tightening, unbuckling, consistently feeding a prong through a loop, the digging of leather into the stomach, and often the unsightly look of your waistband gathering and folding if your pants are on the looser side. This would all be worth it if the belt played a part in accentuating your assets, however, for the George Costanzas of this world, the belt can break up the body and make them look even shorter.

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Topics: style, Suits, Advice

The Foundations of the Perfect Suit

Posted by Team InStitchu on Nov 8, 2017 2:18:25 PM

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.

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Topics: Suits

The Essential Every Man Should Own: The Navy Suit

Posted by Igee Okafor on Oct 31, 2017 1:12:07 PM
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Topics: Insider, Suits, Advice

Turn Heads This Spring Carnival

Posted by Team InStitchu on Sep 15, 2017 2:29:17 PM

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.

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Topics: Suits, Spring

Why You Shouldn't Wear a Navy Suit This Spring Racing Season

Posted by Marni Butler on Sep 18, 2015 4:35:06 PM

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 15 days of racing in both Sydney and Melbourne, there are plenty of occasions to get suited up.

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Topics: Suits

James Bond brings back The White Tuxedo

Posted by Robin McGowan on Aug 12, 2015 11:46:28 AM

Banish your traditional black suit to the back of the wardrobe, the white tuxedo is set to make a comeback - all thanks to James Bond. Hollywood actor Daniel Craig, 47, has resurrected the former fashion no-no with the help of Tom Ford, who designed the bright dinner jacket that features in the trailer for the hotly-anticipated 007 flick Spectre.

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Topics: Suits, Suits on Screen, That's Dapper, Icons of Style

How to Layer Under Your Suit This Winter

Posted by Timothy Aquino on May 6, 2015 10:19:54 AM

With crisp winter mornings fast approaching, extra warmth can be found adding a layer underneath your suit jacket. You largely have two options, a suit vest (matching or contrasting) or a simple v-neck jumper. We are a fan of the look here at InStitchu so have created a few simple tips for you.

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Topics: Suits

InStitchu's 2015 Winter Suit Guide

Posted by Timothy Aquino on Apr 15, 2015 10:52:16 AM

InStitchu proudly offers a wide range of fabric options from heavier wools in 290g/m down to 205g/m in a range of super's along with wool/linen blends. We offer this range to accommodate the ability for men to tailor themselves a winter and a summer wardrobe. One for both you exclaim! Yes. One for both. There is quite a simple reason - your comfort.

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Topics: Suits

And We're Off! InStitchu's 2015 Guide

Posted by Robin McGowan on Jan 12, 2015 2:05:31 PM

And we're off! 2015 is here and at InStitchu we are excited about it and should you be. Given the new year, InStitchu has lined up a 2015 guide for keeping at the top of your suit game, just like you did in 2014.

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Topics: Suits, Lifestyle