Why Choose Surgeon’s Cuffs?

Functioning buttons on a suit jacket sleeve are known as surgeon’s cuffs. The idea dates back to the 19th century when Saville Row was still dominated by surgeons before the tailors took over. The working buttons, which mimic the pips of military rank once found on military uniform jacket sleeves, allowed the jacket sleeves to…

Reward Yourself this Father’s Day

Father’s Day is almost here and if you are like most dads, you’ll probably get an embossed briefcase or a nice tie or maybe an elegant Dopp Kit. While these are all lovely, what you really need and want is the perfectly fitting suit. Rather than wait for their ideas, take charge of your day…

Introducing our New Neckties

Purple and navy stripe, green stripe, burgundy, sky blue stripe or navy twill. Looking for some color this summer to brighten up your wardrobe? We’ve got it in spades in our newest and hottest collection of colorful neckties. Fresh and modern, our summer necktie collection adds energy and vibrancy to the most conservative look without…

Why Pick Stitch?

Pick stitching is one of the hallmarks of a well made suit and is widely popular among men’s fashion aficionados. In recent years, pick stitching has gotten a bad rap as too obvious, too detailed and too flamboyant – in other words, a deliberate attempt to show off a well made, expensive suit. But though…

Getting a Handle on the Man’s Bag

What do you carry to the office? Part of the professional’s attire includes what is often referred to as a ‘man’s bag’. Whether you’re a dotcom entrepreneur, finance whiz or legal eagle, what you carry into the office each morning along with your cup ‘o Joe reflects your professional ambitions and personal style and should…

What’s in Your jacket?

Jackets typically can be constructed in one of three ways: full, fused or half canvassed. Understanding the difference between the three and the effect it has on the look and quality of your jacket is helpful when choosing suits. Traditionally, jackets were fully canvassed. This meant that the suit jacket was comprised of three layers:…

Origins of Memorial Day

Typically regarded as the unofficial beginning of summer and quite often the start of summer holidays, Memorial Day is meant as a way to remember and honor all the men and women who died in US military service. Memorial Day’s origins can be traced back to the post Civil War period. Americans often mark the…

New Orleans Look

At the French Quarter What to wear for a day (and night) in New Orleans Take a stroll along the French Quarter, stop off for some iced tea and people watching all the while dressed to impressed in our K Blue Nailshead Suit. The subtle sophistication of the K Blue Nailshead creates a professional versatility…