Top 5 Wedding Suit Inspirations For 2020

"My wedding is one-off so I'm just gonna buy a cheap suit off the rack." Gents, if that's what you're thinking, you are so WRONG! Your wedding day should be one of the best-dressed days of your life. Your wife-to-be and yourself have been spending weeks, if not months planning out every single detail of your big day - the gown, makeup, hair, venue, decor, aisles, flowers, etc. Suiting up should NEVER be overlooked. Compromising on a well-fitting suit will only crumble all the efforts put in. Whatever form your ceremony takes, it certainly merits your sharpest appearance, and it...

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3 Shirt Collars That Won’t Go Wrong

When it comes to choosing your shirt collars, you may be overwhelmed by the many options out there that are available to you. But fret not, in this editorial article, we will discuss 3 common types of shirt collars that will look smart on almost every gentleman.   1. The Spread Collar The Spread Collar is the go-to dress shirt collar that we recommend. It has just the right proportions for a collar without being too large or too small, and goes well with a tie or a bow-tie. This collar style also accommodates most tie knots very well, including...

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Outfit Ideas for Business Casual

Gone are the days where gents have to wear a suit and tie to work. Unless you are a banker or lawyer, most companies these days have started to adopt the Business Casual dress code. But what exactly is that? Like myself, most of you are probably a little confused when it comes to the Business Casual dress code because it is so loosely defined and it leaves a lot of room for interpretation. While it all depends on the company you are working at and the culture there, let’s discuss some general guidelines that you should follow so that...

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Low vs. High Waisted Pants

Should you wear high-waisted pants? That is the question. When it comes to men’s clothing, most gents seldom take the rise on a pair of pants into consideration when buying them. The first few things that they probably pay attention to, is the waist and the length, right? Don’t worry, this was me before I learnt about the finer details of classic menswear too. This is because most of us are too used to wearing pants (most commonly denim jeans) at our hip bones because of comfort, and we simply do not have an idea where our pants are supposed...

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Undershirts: To Wear or Not To Wear?

In Singapore’s tropical climate (super hot weather), wearing an undershirt can be a good solution to avoid sweat rings under your armpits. However, some may say that it seems a little contradicting to add another layer of clothing underneath your shirt as it will make you feel warmer. In this editorial article, let’s discuss the pros and cons to help you decide if you should wear one or not; and also cover some do’s and don’ts.   Pros 1. Undershirts can help to reduce and prevent sweat rings If you are someone that tends to sweat easily and you often...

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Is It True Unlined Jackets Are Better?

When you opt to go for a MTM suit or sports jacket, you may be overwhelmed with the amount of options that are available. From the jacket style to the buttons, these are details that will be visible to others and allow you to express your style and personality. However, when it comes to your jacket linings, did you know that you have options for that as well? Here at Assemble, it is all about customizability and your jacket lining is as important as anything else as it is sits right in your jacket interior between the canvas and your...

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