About Fabrics: Different Types of Wool

One of the most commonly used fabrics for suits would be Wool. Just like cottons and linens, these fabrics are all created from natural fibres, but wool fabrics hold a totally different set of characteristics. Uniquely to wool fabrics, these wool fibres contain keratin-based protein and fat, giving the fabrics crimp. Each different type of wool fabrics have a varying level of crimp, depending on the density and chemical composition of each animal’s hair. Production Technology: Woolen Wool vs Worsted Wool  The most common reaction when clients learn about wool being a suit fabric is “Isn’t wool very warm?”. Wools...

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Are Suits Still Relevant During Times of Covid

People are back to working from home due to the Phase 2 Heightened Alert, and only receptions are allowed for weddings due to the temporary cessation of dining in. At times like this, many would think to themselves, are Suits still relevant?  True enough, it has been pretty unpredictable ever since the outbreak of the Covid-19. With everyone staying at home, the demand for formal work wear has deteriorated. Restrictions on having events with large crowds are tightened, which also means less reasons for people to dress up. Hence it might seem as if suits are no longer an essential...

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What Kind of Ties Should You Own

Just like your tailored shirts and suits, ties are also an essential part of your wardrobe which you should be building on as well. Ties, among other accessories, are the most versatile as they can change up your looks for different occasions. There are so many designs and types of ties, so where should you start? As you start your tie collection, you should be looking for functionality and versatility as foundation pieces. Here we have picked out 5 types of ties which all men should own. 1. Dark Solid-coloured Tie Burgundy Wine Shantung Tie Just like any suit, a...

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3 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Wedding Planning Now

2020 is definitely an unexpected one, with the global pandemic in place. Events have been cancelled, social gathering restricted, and wedding plans postponed indefinitely. Thankfully the Covid-19 situation is becoming more controlled, regulations for Weddings have also been relaxed, allowing guest lists to be extended up to 100 people. Photo by Samuel (Pixioo) If you are one of the couples who are looking to quickly get the ceremony over and done with, or going to resume your wedding planning once Singapore opens up for Phase 3, it is prime time to kickstart the preparation for your Wedding Suit now! Essentially,...

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What A Waist! - How to Adorn Your Waist

Are you looking to spice up your closet with a fancy pair of tailored pants? Or just wondering how far can you go with customization while dreaming up your next addition? Look no further, because these are all the different kinds of waistbands made available here at Assemble. … Classic Elevated Refined … If any of these pants tickled your taste buds and you wish to make one of your own, you can find us at 181 Orchard Road Orchard Central #04-04/05/06 Singapore 238896. For all tailoring services, we go by appointments only! Should you have any questions, feel free...

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After-Care for Your Wool Suits

Many times we received questions from our clients regarding how to take care of the suits, or what they do to get wrinkles out after wearing the suits. Here’s a few simple tips to follow, so as to prolong the longevity of your suit! Never ever machine-wash your suits. Regardless of the material of your suit, never throw them into the washing machine. Yes, it can be very convenient to just let your machine do the job, but it is going to ruin the materials! Send your suit for dry-cleaning, only when necessary. You wouldn’t want to dry clean your...

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