Things to know about your body before visiting a tailor

Tai Ann Teo

Tailoring is not all about just taking measurements to transform fabrics into your shirts or suits. It also involves getting to know your body’s needs for maximum comfort while looking sharp. Now you must be wondering, “Why is it important when the tailor is able to find out while taking my measurements?” Visiting a tailor is not a “one shot one kill” journey. It will take more than one visit for a tailor to understand your preferences. (Read more on “Tips when visiting your tailor”) When trying out during fittings, you need to know how the clothes fit yourself. You...

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What Is Hopsack and Why It Is A Favorite For Gents

Diyanah Kassim

If you are feeling adventurous and looking for a new piece of fabric to try on this Spring/Summer, we have got you covered. By now, you would have heard of linen, linen blend and seersucker fabrics, which have been pretty commonly sold in retail stores and off the rack shelves lately. Well, have you heard of hopsack? Hopsack has increasingly become a unique pick especially this Spring/Summer. Hopsack is easier to tailor and creates a more casual, wearable garment due to its intentional coarse texture. It is made from wool and sewn in loose weaves, which gives it plenty of...

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