After-Care for Your Wool Suits

Tai Ann Teo

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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Polos + Linen = Perfect CNY Outfit

Tai Ann Teo

Aren’t you guys still catching your breath from all that Christmas gatherings? Now a whole New Year of 2020 has just barely started, and we have to prepare to welcome the Chinese New Year! This year’s CNY is definitely much earlier than we all can expect, and I bet a bunch of people are still searching for their potential #CNYOOTDs. Haven’t quite found the perfect outfit? Here’s some staple wardrobe pieces for your outfit inspirations! One-Piece Collar Polo Shirt I’m sure most of you own some polo tees in your closet. Why not try out our first Off-The-Rack line of...

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Best Gifts for 7 Types of Men

Tai Ann Teo
Find out the best gifts you can get for people who matters to you!
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New Arrival: SÖKTAŞ Shirting Fabrics

Tai Ann Teo

Some of you who have been to Assemble might have seen this volume around. These books are our latest additions into the endless range of shirting fabrics! SÖKTAŞ is a specialist designer and producer of cotton fabrics, founded in 1971 and was later listed on the Turkish Stock Exchange in 1995. From cotton growing, fabric designing, to weaving of fabric and the final finishing, SÖKTAŞ has full control of every processes required to have your shirting fabrics as the end product. No doubt the fabrics are of the best quality! FYI, SÖKTAŞ is actually a silent partner of many of...

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All About Lapel Buttonhole

Tai Ann Teo

Have you ever wondered, why is there a buttonhole on the left lapel of your suit jacket, but there is no complimenting button nor another buttonhole on the right lapel? There are many theories and sayings to the origin and the actual purpose of the lapel buttonhole. One of the most popular saying is that the lapel buttonhole started from Prince Albert. It was claimed that he cut a hole on his lapel to place a small bouquet of flowers received from his bride, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, as a gesture of courtesy. There was another theory whereby...

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Super Number of Suit Fabric

Marketing Team

Would you be surprised if I told you Super Numbers Have Nothing to do with Thread Count? Many would, because super numbers are commonly assumed to refer to thread count. In fact, super numbers actually refers to the fineness of the sheep’s-wool fiber twisted into the fabric’s yarn and is simply a grading system for that matter. Wool is being graded after the process of sheering the sheep and the slimmer the wool (measured in microns), the higher the super numbers become. Just like grades of beef, certain sheep are bred for the sole purpose of producing super fine wool....

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