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Here we have one of my clients; Indy, who is showing off the wedding suit I helped him to design a few months ago.
In the end Indy went for a stylish three piece suit in a navy cloth which worked perfectly with the colour theme for the wedding day. The jacket Indy designed had a classic feel to it with two button fastening at the front, slanted pockets and a notched lapel.
All of these design options are a very formal choice and would look perfect at any wedding; however, we decided to remove the flaps from the pockets to give the suit more of a relaxed feel and to make sure it felt like more of a wedding suit as opposed to something that Indy would wear to the office!. The waistcoat is again a very classic design with five buttons, a notched base and two pockets. The five button placement on the waistcoat allows it to be visible once the jacket is done up (as you can see from the image). This gives a very smart, stylish and simple look. To complement the rest of the garment Indy teamed his new bespoke suit, with a bespoke shirt and gold tie to match the colour theme of the wedding.
The trousers are a very simple design with cross pockets and no back pockets to help hold the shape and keep an overall slimmer look throughout. A suit like Indy's can be found in our professional range starting from 379 and would add an elegant touch to your special day.
Back at the end of last year The Daily Telegraph ran a competition to win a ladies two piece suit. With generally every women I know finding it hard to get something fashionable, smart and that fits off the peg you can imagine we had hundreds of entries.
When the name was pulled out of the hat though there could only be one winner and that was the lovely Saskia Jiggins. Saskia was just about to start sixth form and needed a as a progression from school uniform.
Our ballshy no nounsance Rachel Harries was her Style Advisor, if you've ever met our Rach you'll know what I mean. She has a great nack of working out not just what you want but also what suits you without ever letting you stray to far from the path of classical suiting. With this being Saskia's first suit and it needing to be appropiate for school she went with a longer jacket and skirt with the skirt in a more traditional straight style. She picked a a medium weight navy pinstripe, Stripe D6103-3, this cloth has a sturdy quality to it that gives a beautiful silhouette. Saskia went with a slim fit to maintain a feminie shape without being to restrictive during school.
The hot pink lining and detailing also gave it that girly touch. Saskia's jacket was single breasted, two button, with a single vent, single vents being great for women of her slight build but not something I would recommend on a more curvy lady. Rachel gave Saskia slanted pockets on her jacket and horizontal ones on her skirt, perfect for a busy day of studying where pockets are a must! All in all a beautiful suit and one that has pleased the wearer, we're so glad you like your suit Saskia and would love to see you in the future.
Rachel was an absolute star throughout the process and was full of useful insight into small details that make a big difference.
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