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Men's clothing often gets less attention in the fashion industry than women's. But, as any tailor will tell you, there is just as much sartorial variation in the market for men's clothes. One dress shirt is not equal to another. The difference between an Italian suit and a tuxedo is immense. Dress clothes for men can vary from an inexpensive warehouse suit to a five figure tuxedo. So whether you want to buy cheap or expensive, you have a lot to consider before you hit the racks. Avoid making a fashion blunder at your next wedding by taking a quick glance at these five popular terms used by men's tailors.

  • Inseam - A measurement taken on the inside of a man's legs. A tailor designing a custom pair of pants or attempting to alter an existing outfit will need to measure the distance from groin to ankle.
  • Black Tie - A special event requiring a tuxedo. Some events are so fancy that a regular old suit won't cut it. Most men don't own their own tuxedos. In that case, rental is probably the cheapest option. A tailor will measure a man's neck to determine his tuxedo shirt size.
  • Hem - When a tailor hems a piece of cloth he cuts an edge into the section to prevent the fabric from fraying. Hems are most common around the ankle of men's pants.
  • French Cuffs - A special shirt without buttons around the wrist. A french cuff shirt will have two holes in the shirt cuffs through which a man must insert cuff links.
  • Designer - A professional who may or may not also be a professional tailor. Many designers are simply artists. Designers prescribe the aesthetic parameters of a piece of clothing.
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    A suit almost always needs to be tailored to get the perfect fit. If you've purchased a new suit, bring it over to our men's tailor in the local Sarasota area for expert alterations.
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    London Custom Tailors
    531 Cleveland St, Clearwater, FL 33755
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    (727) 446-2521
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    Nu-Image Cleaners
    8911 Daniels Pkwy Ste 1, Fort Myers, FL 33912
    When it comes to dry cleaning and tailoring services, nobody does it better than us. We offer our customers door to door pickup and delivery, too. Give us a call to learn more about our many expert and affordable services.
    (239) 454-2665
    Classic Alterations LLC
    1507 2nd St Ste A, Sarasota, FL 34236
    (941) 954-0101
    Pino 3 Formal Wear & Tailoring
    1849 Hillview St, Sarasota, FL 34239
    (941) 366-2666
    Cravats Inc
    1530 Dolphin St Ste 5, Sarasota, FL 34236
    (941) 366-7780
    Giannini Designer Fashions
    2144 Gulf Gate Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231
    (941) 923-1752
    My Way Alterations
    2607 Mall Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231
    (941) 925-7130
    Aiko's Alterations
    6546 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231
    (941) 925-4491
    A Alterations Tailoring & Design
    5910 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210
    (941) 795-0031
    Frank The Tailor
    7604 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210
    (941) 792-8675
    Oasis Cleaners Inc
    3210 1st St, Bradenton, FL 34208
    (941) 747-9077
    Kreations by Kathleen
    4212 18th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205
    (941) 753-9178
    Expert Alterations Plus
    525 E Venice Ave Unit A, Venice, FL 34285
    (941) 486-0204
    Precision Tailoring by Zina
    324 Miami Ave W, Venice, FL 34285
    (941) 484-3356
    Chins Alterations
    8209 Us Highway 301 N, Parrish, FL 34219
    (941) 776-3461

    Men's suits do not always fit directly off the rack. For example, a jacket may be too large or a pair of slacks may need to be hemmed. Some men even prefer their suits and other clothing to be custom designed from scratch. For such tasks, a tailor is needed. Tailors have many sewing skills, from altering clothing to fit the person, to measuring and designing a new suit for a client. Many professional tailors own their own business, and are often clothing designers themselves. Clean, smart menswear can be extremely hard to come by, and a skilled professional is always in demand for sewing and hemming purposes. There are various styles of tailoring. In the United Kingdom, the most popular, classic style is called bespoke tailoring. In this type of fitting, the buyer has control over all aspects, from the fabric chosen for the jacket, to the overall fit and appearance of the pants. The actual patterns for bespoke tailoring are cut from scratch for each client, making any look a customized one. More information about this customized clothing style can be found online. All tailors need to be able to sew seams, create shirts, adjust pants and measure their clients correctly, so they get the right fit. If these talented clothiers do not make the suits from scratch, they can still help with the alterations, making a jacket shorter or longer in the sleeves, taking in the waist of a pair or pants, and more. In a closely related field, many of these professionals also work for or with a dry cleaning company. Here, they can have the suits pressed, ironed and steam cleaned before delivering them to their clients.
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