Personalise Your Suit with Border Details

Last month we touched on some of the wide range of options available in the design of a bespoke suit. This month we are focussing on borders…

Adding a special finish to the edge of the suit – such as…

Piping

Piping

 

All the above can make a make a significant difference to the overall look of the finished garment.

You may wish to doff your cap to a bygone era of tailoring and have the wonderful gauntlet cuffs pictured on this dinner suit:

 

A contrast collar

A contrast collar

A contrast jet pocket or lapel

A contrast jet pocket or lapel

On the other hand, some options are more understated and can only be seen under closer inspection – such as stab stitching,

 

On this occasion the differences are subtle, but you know they’re there – and that’s what counts.

Call 0800 0274430 or contact us here for more information. We have fitting locations in London: Liverpool St, Savile Row and Charing Cross; Nottingham; Leeds; Wilmslow and Surbiton. We also have a new store in Amersham.

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