Monthly Archives: November 2017

What to Know And Look for When Buying Custom Suits

What to Know And Look for When Buying Custom Suits

Made to measure or ready to wear clothing does not offer the same level of expert fit and attention to detail as having a custom suit or bespoke item of clothing made for your specific measurements.

There are key elements that set a bespoke or custom suit apart from made to measure or ready to wear garments. Here’s what to ask and look for:

Fused Fronts Eighty per cent of ready to wear suits, jackets, topcoats, overcoats and outerwear garments are fused, meaning that the body of the garment (between the front fabric and the interior lining) is constructed using a membrane that is heat bonded to the actual fabric to give it body and shaping. Eventually over time, this membrane separates from the fabric during the dry c...
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Suited for Men Event 2017

Suited for Men Event 2017

Turn your new or gently-worn suit into a new beginning for someone in our community.  

First impressions can be the difference in securing gainful employment. But for many low-income men, affording the necessary clothing to project a professional business image is out of reach.

Davide Cotugno Executive Tailors will once again partner with Passages, Inc. for their Suited for Men program. Among its services, Passages provides assessment of job skills with a focus on workforce development providing life skills development, computer assisted training, job counseling and referrals.

The Suited for Men program provides clean, contemporary, interview-appropriate clothing to men of all ages and backgrounds after they have completed job training programs. Since 2001...
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