Best Gifts for 7 Types of Men

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

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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Pop-up Store @ Takashimaya

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

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

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

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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