Shipping During Covid-19

Brands, mills, artisans, and customers amidst Covid-19 have additional hurdles to cross. Trunk shows have been cancelled and stores/mills closed. Some ateliers have ceased production altogether. Luckily, some artisans can work from home, with plenty of orders to tackle. Some countries are on partial or full lockdown. For sartorialists, this temporarily includes China, the UK, … Continue reading Shipping During Covid-19

The Pros and Cons of Trunk Shows

Trunk shows are fantastic. They allow customers access to brands without having to fly all the way to London, Italy, or Tokyo (although the Japanese rarely travel). The United States is a little inconvenient for most craftsman, especially since large cities are located across the country. I do appreciate those who visit (e.g. Edward Sexton, … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Trunk Shows

Whitcomb and Shaftesbury: Classic Bespoke Trouser Consultation

This is my leap to Classic bespoke, offered by Whitcomb and Shaftesbury.Whitcomb and Shaftesbury cuts its Classic Bespoke garments in London and then delivers them to India to be finished. This option is cheaper than bespoke entirely made in London. I mainly wanted the expertise and guidance of a tailor who would cut my trousers in-house.  The … Continue reading Whitcomb and Shaftesbury: Classic Bespoke Trouser Consultation