The Three Piece Suit
One of the most iconic and well-recognised garments in history, the three piece suit is a staple in every man’s wardrobe. Consisting of a jacket, waistcoat and trousers, the three piece suit has stood the test of time, continuously evolving and changing to match with societies’ latest trends and fashion styles. Whether for weddings, business, or formal events, a well-tailored three piece suit is a formal statement that shows sophistication.
There are three methods to make a suit: from Ready-To-Wear, Made-To-Measure and Bespoke.
Ready-to-wear suits are pre-made to existing pattern blocks. While this is a fast and efficient process, the main drawback would be with regards to the fit due to varying forms of human body shapes.
For men who need a suit that enhances their silhouette with fast production times, made-to-measure is an excellent choice. Accurate measurements of the body are taken which are then used to create a suit pattern that accurately matches the clients’ specifications. With new technological advancements, the accuracy of made-to-measure is second to none.
A made-to-measure suit is a more cost effective method of achieving a well fitting suit.
For clientele that are looking for the most prestigious type of suit, the bespoke suit is one of the most time-consuming and expensive ways for a suit to be produced. Fully handmade, the bespoke suit is a tribute to craftsmen around the world. Starting with body measurements, a bespoke suit will feature a unique pattern drawn by hand and the process can last several months to achieve the perfect result. This can be a drawback for clients who have deadlines.