When people think bespoke tailors, they probably think Savile Row. Names like Henry Poole, Anthony Sinclair, and Huntsman and Sons are the first thing that springs to mind. There is something to be said for the classics like this, but in today’s world, bespoke tailoring has become surprisingly modern and commercialized. This has lead to the creation of astounding work by new players in the game. Some may think that the new guys will never have or deserve a place among these names, but that simply isn’t true. Commercialized and modern means just that, modern. New tailors (meaning not older than 50 years) such as ourselves are a force to be reckoned with just the same.
So, why go with us over some of the originals. The weight that the old names carry will never diminish. But today’s fashion calls for new work. Sometimes, this demand can only be met by younger tailors with an eye for modern sophistication that was cultivated by growing up in today’s world. Please, please understand, however, that in no way should the classics ever have any credit taken away from them. Obviously being around for as long as they have and STILL being successful means they are doing something right. It’s just that some number, a growing number in fact, are looking for something new. That is where we come in. New tailors are the game now, especially as bespoke suits climb back into the mix as an important factor for the modern gentleman.
So, we’ve spoken about how new doesn’t mean inexperienced or worse in quality of the suit, now let’s talk about quality of service. There are some defining points to look for that can make the experience of getting fitted an amazing one, and these points are what makes or breaks a tailor. First, local work. This actually does bounce back to a trait from the older tailors, but it is essential. People that want a bespoke suit from a great name travel from almost everywhere in the world to have a suit made.
Outsourcing, or just sending suits around the country, costs money. A lot of money. High costs mean lower quality to cut down on those costs. Locality is extremely important in a tailor. The work is more personalized and the small details get as much attention as the big ones. Next is the originality. We don’t take new ideas from other tailors and spin them into our own work. Unique designs should be just that: unique. Lastly, service. If it means getting a perfect suit, most will put up with a jerk of a tailor, but if you had the choice, friendly service wins out any day, right? That’s something that we pride ourselves in. We help you reach the pinnacle of excellence all while staying friendly and welcoming any insight you have, because that in itself is a part of the service! All of these qualities: locality, unique work, and superior service are what makes us a great choice when deciding who you want to make your suit. This is what we pride ourselves in.
As stated so many times above, superior service is essential. Hand in hand with that is loyalty. There is much to be said for a loyal tailor. Loyal meaning loyal to the customer. Your designs are just that, YOUR designs. Don’t worry about being tossed aside at the idea of a new customer. In fact, repeat customers are the best. How, then, do we keep these customers coming back? It’s in our mentality. We treat everyone equally, whether you’re a CEO or a janitor looking for a promotion, nobody can be denied their quest for elegance.
As we’ve mentioned so many times before, the modern gentleman is something to aspire towards. Class, intelligence, sophistication… all of these traits endear a man to reach his goals. We are a company that wants nothing more than to help you achieve your dreams, and owning a suit made by us will give you the confidence boost you may need to let your true traits, those mentioned above, shine. It’s in all of us, sometimes it just needs to be coaxed out. A suit made here may be just what you need to help with that.