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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Things to Take Note of During Actual Day Wedding Shoot (Featuring LensofMira)

After months of preparations, your wedding day will pass by like a breeze. It will become a fond memory for everyone, taking away this special day captured in stills by your photographer. Many times when you look back at your photographs, there will be a tinge of regret, "I should have done this, I shouldn't have done that, why was my Suit so creased". Small details of your Suit might ruin your otherwise flawless wedding album. Here are some tips for you to take note of, for your lifelong picture-perfect moments! Button only the top button of your Suit Jacket...

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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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What your posture says about your suit (Part 1 of 2)

One of the key aspects that goes into our MTM Suits here at Assemble Singapore is for us to first carefully examine our client’s body and posture before drafting and cutting out the skeleton suit (aka the basted fitting). It is a crucial and essential step in the beginning as one negligent mistake can cause irreparable damages. Needless to say, the process of making a suit from start to finish is very labor intensive and time consuming. This means that there are other various technical aspects that we need to pay attention to as well. In part 1 of this...

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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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