Browsing All posts tagged under »online tailors«

Review: Indochino Tuxedo

August 6, 2014


Overall Rating: Price: good Style & Options: good Ordering & Customer Service: excellent Fit: very good Quality: very good Vancouver-based, Shanghai-made online tailors Indochino have been in business since 2007, making them veterans in this relatively young industry.  They were founded by two university classmates frustrated at the lack of quality suits available at affordable prices.  The fact that […]

Review: Black Lapel Tuxedo

February 17, 2014


Overall Rating: Price: very good Style & Options: excellent Ordering & Customer Service: excellent Fit: very good Quality: very good (later downgraded to unsatisfactory – see Postscript below) Black Lapel is a New York-based China-made online tailor founded in 2011 by, appropriately, two Chinese-American men.  The philosophy of owners Derek Tian and Warren Liao is […]

Guest Review: Black Lapel Tuxedo

November 15, 2013


The following edited review is by Seth from New York who discovered made-to-measure clothing through his purchase of a tuxedo from online tailors Black Lapel.  My own review can be found here. Cost $688 (US) for a three-piece tuxedo. Ordering Process Black Lapel’s customer support is outstanding. I had a very detailed, conscientious response within […]

Review: Tailor4Less Tuxedo

August 21, 2013


February 2014 update: This post has been re-written in to adhere to a new, standard format for Black Tie Blog garment reviews. However, my fundamental assessment of the product remains the same and the postscript has been left untouched. Overall Rating: Price: excellent Style & Options: poor & very good Ordering & Customer Service: poor […]

Reader Role Models: Proper in Poland

August 20, 2013


Matt from Wroclaw, Poland used the Guide’s direction to purchase a very classically styled black-tie kit for his wedding.  Not having much luck with quality, style and price in his native country he turned to the internet where he found this smart tuxedo from Suitsupply, a Netherlands-based company that also has brick-and-mortar outlets in various […]


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