Creating An Ideal Navy Blazer

I altered a fairly standard looking RTW double breasted jacket into a stylish traditional navy blazer with metal buttons.

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Definition: What are Surgeon Cuffs?

A surgeon cuff is something you have quite likely seen before. If you have ever had a jacket or suit made for you, you have probably even owned surgeon cuffs before.

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Commissioning my First Suit

After contemplating the thought for some time – and saving up – I have finally commissioned my first tailor-made suit. In this post I will share my experience in the first step of the process with Knightsman and a few thoughts on stepping into the world of custom suits.

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What Happens to Jackets with Fused Construction When They Age

In Choosing a Suit Jacket Pt. 2, I mentioned how jackets can be fused or canvassed. When talking about fused construction I briefly mentioned how in this method the inner and the outer are simply fused together using glue, and how the glue fails with age to create an unappealing bubbling effect. Today I will show what that looks like.

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Choosing Your Perfect Suit Jacket, Pt. 1: The Fronting (Buttons and Lapels)

Whether you are looking to purchase a suit or a sport jacket, there are many variables to consider. In this series, we will cover all of these; in this opening instalment we will examine single and double breasted jackets (and their different options), in addition to different lapel styles and your jacket quarters.

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