The Jacket Pockets of a Bespoke Suit

The Complete Anatomy of a Bespoke Suit

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Buttons - Style Options

It’s All in the Suit Details…

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King & Allen Pinstripe Business Suit

11 Tailoring Tips for the Tall, Slim Man

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Belt Loops vs Side Adjusters

Belt Loops vs Side Adjusters: How to Wear Your Suit Trousers

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How Should a Suit Fit?

How Should a Suit Fit? Advice from the Experts

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King & Allen explains: “The Finishing Process: Handle & Drape”

Before the finishing process, cloth is usually hard, unworkable and unpleasant to touch. ‘Finishing’ is what gives a cloth its handle and drape – its two most significant characteristics. Handle is how the fabric feels to the touch. Is it smooth or rough? Soft or hard? There are various ways to test a cloth’s handle such as ... More

What does ‘Worsted’ mean?

Gorge, melton, baste, handle, pitch, twill… the world of bespoke tailoring is blessed with a rich and expressive vocabulary. Many of the terms are as old as the industry itself, and are seldom used outside the world of suiting. As a result they can be confusing, ambiguous or even misleading, and over the years this blog has sought to ease ... More

King & Allen Bespoke Wedding Dinner Suit

How to Choose Your Wedding Suit

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Button Tab Side Adjusters on Bespoke Trousers

Why should you invest in 2nd trousers?

Before we start this list, it’s important to bear in mind that a well-kept jacket can last a lifetime. For trousers this is much more of a challenge. There are three reasons why it’s highly recommended that you invest in a second pair of trousers for your suit: Wear and tear. The natural toing and froing of the male thigh does no ... More

The K&A Guide to Bespoke Shirts

Hopefully you’ll be taking advantage of our fantastic summer offer, which means that in the near future you’ll be enjoying the process of choosing a bespoke shirt (for free!). As with suits, there are a number of choices you’ll need to make – which is of course part of the fun! It goes without saying that you’ll have a ... More