Pop-up Store @ Takashimaya

Marketing Team

Fellow Gents, Assemble would be holding a pop-up store at Takashimaya from the 21st October to the 27th October! With a gentlemen theme, the pop-up would display various brands of essentials for every gentlemen which encompasses hair products, cologne, wallets and products which cater to gentlemen.   It would be a great opportunity to have a walk-through and see what you have been missing out in the vast range of trending gentlemen essentials such as solid cologne or hair styling powder, something that you might have not even heard about! The pop-up would also showcase the tailoring arm of Assemble and...

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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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National Day Story Feature: Vanesia

Tai Ann Teo

Vanesia, 20, is a graduate from Republic Polytechnic with a Diploma in Restaurant & Culinary Operations. She was a fanatic for pastry, which led her to choosing her course in polytechnic. During her course of education, she was taught restaurant servicing in the Food & Beverage industry and learnt core skills such as F&B management, culinary science and kitchen operations. This was when she picked up the ropes of serving and sprouted her passion for it. Recently, Vanesia emerged with a Gold medal in the regional WorldSkills Competition in Singapore in June 2018. She was then awarded with a competing opportunity in the...

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Assemble @ Palm Springs Wedding Showcase!

Tai Ann Teo

Assemble is very proud to announce that we are a part of the upcoming event, Palm Springs Wedding Showcase, that is happening this coming Saturday (3rd August 2019)! Alongside with highly-sought-after vendors in the field, you are going to find inspiring bespoke creations and excellent wedding-related services. Inspired by the fine art wedding industry, this wedding showcase is for you and your partner to celebrate the finer details in life! From bespoke wedding gowns by Caramel & Co. to detailed wedding planning services provided by The Wedding Concepteur, we got you all covered for every aspects you will need for...

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Wedding Suit Ideas for the Grooms

Tai Ann Teo

You have proposed to your girlfriend, and now what’s next? Wedding planning! This is when you realised there is so much to plan and organise, and you are so clueless about even your wedding suit. Blacks, blues, greys… One Google search and you are drowning in hundreds and thousands of options. Fret not, as here I am to give you some inspirations to help you squeeze some brain juices! Tuxedos or Suits? (Matt wearing Black Tuxedo with Satin Shawl Lapel) Tuxedos are generally in black or midnight blue with a satin lapel, making it only wearable on a formal event,...

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