5 Reasons to Get a Tailored Suit!

Marcus Tang

Posted on April 05 2019

When people hear the phrase “tailored suit”, they immediately think that it’s expensive or unnecessary. But here’s another way to look at it - these tailored suits can last for years, showcase your personal style, and sets you on another level, a notch above typical men. Custom made clothing can give you a sharper look that creates lasting impressions!


1. You Get a Better Fit

Anyone who wants to look good knows how fit is everything. A good fit is the key to showing off your body in the most flattering way. That’s the core goal of creating tailored suits for men. It’s well-adjusted to your personal measurements while providing enough ease and comfort. Extreme tightness or looseness shouldn’t be felt since it brings down your confidence. Custom made means you get to adjust certain aspects of your suit - such as the ease at the ease of the neck area, the length of the sleeves and the amount of additional body length (especially if you’re a taller guy)! That’s why it’s really important to know your body type from the start - your focus should be on dressing for the body you have now, not the future or ideal body shape you're longing for. If you’re not in tip-top shape – don’t worry about it! This is where you can highlight your best physical features and divert attention away from areas you find less flattering.



2. Quality Materials are Used

With off-the-rack stuff, quality isn’t the priority. That’s how the system goes – cost-effective mass productions via industrial machines. Those clothes don’t go through the hands of professionals who scrutinise every detail through their good understanding men’s fashion. But with tailored suits, it’s a complete different story. Custom tailors value precision. They’re able to make adjustments on the spot and look out for inconsistencies. They adhere to the right number of stitches per inch – which keeps the fabric durable. You can select better fabricscotton, wool, artificial fibers, blended natural fibers, silk, etc. – before the process even begins. This gives you an edge, getting you the perfect clothing that suits your environment. If you live in a cooler climate, you can choose among heavier-weight fabrics or those with a tighter weave/blend. For a warmer climate, you can try something lighter than usual to get maximum comfort. You’ll want to learn about different weaves and their characteristics so you'll get the best constructions. Weaves affect the texture of clothes, how well clothes breathe air, and how much they tend to wrinkle.



3. You Can Highlight Your Personal Style

There’s a limit to how much “you” is reflected in ready-to-buy clothes. But tailored suits allow you to bring out more individuality - you will be able to have unique and special suitsThere’s a fair amount of collaboration where you can influence your final product. You get to be creative. Just imagine: any suit pattern at all, if you can imagine it, your specialised tailors can make it. You can even change the colour of the suit to match your flair, cuff shape, pocket shape or collar design for a more casual suit, or include any tiny detail to make your suit stand out from the usual range of black suits.



 4. There is Less Time and Effort Wasted

Unlike clothes shopping, the custom made route is controllable and straightforward. You don’t have to try your best to pick out something that at the end of the day, may not even suit you. But when working with a tailor – you're pretty much guaranteed to get perfectly fitting suit. You're told of the time length needed to make your suit, and then it's just a matter of waiting. You don't have to waste time entering a store to look around or see “sold out” or “unavailable” items.

And if your work calls for dressing up extra well – tailored suits might be the best. You could be too busy for some serious shopping on the weekend, but you also don't want to attend a meeting or event in an awkward-looking suit. Hence, a tailored suit wouldn’t just save time and effort – but also your reputation. For maximum satisfaction, you have to communicate well with your tailor. Be clear about your needs and preferences, but also listen to his suggestions or point of view because after all, your tailor is more experienced in tailoring suits for men!




5. Your Suit Lasts Longer

In this consumer-driven world of temporary goods, you want to be a smart buyer. You want to think a few steps ahead and avoid being blindsided by the price tag. That’s how you realise that tailored suits are a great long-term investment. Because of the materials used and overall quality – you’ll face fewer problems face later on with your suit. You'll avoid spending for big bucks and repairs (or even replacements). Any issues that may happen over time can be dealt with swiftly by a skilled tailor (they're usually tiny adjustments). These clothes are meant to outlast ready-to-buy stuff. 

Ready for your very own customised tailored suit? Hit us up at +65 9623 2423 for a styling appointment!

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