Made to Measure

Not all cut from the same cloth

Luxury menswear trends move at a bewildering pace these days. The upsurge in bespoke tailoring has pulled made-to-measure menswear and accessories into its slipstream.

Friday, 13 April, 2012, 12:00am

Bespoken Word

IN THE BLUFFER'S guide to fashion, the shortcut to sartorial elegance is the custom-tailored suit. Saville Row, the bastion of bespoke, has been helping to clothe the wealthy but style-challenged for hundreds of years. Today bespoke has moved beyond tailoring.

9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Suit yourself

Bespoke tailoring is an enduring menswear tradition that screams luxury and exclusivity. Italian brand Belvest has offered made-to-measure clothing for more than 30 years and its services are now available in Hong Kong. Using 15 steps to create one suit, each piece is handmade to the customer's specifications.

20 May 2007 - 12:00am

Personal touch for the perfect fit

Hong Kong is famous for its tailoring industry, but while the number of shops has diminished because of a shortage of skilled labour, an increase in affordable ready-to-wear clothes and high rents, the city is still a great place to have an outfit custom-made.

25 Aug 2006 - 12:00am