1. Shaun Gordon
Ties are still relevant and your bespoke suit deserves one to match. Having previously designed at Turnbull & Asser, Shaun Gordon now focuses his attention on his eponymous brand with an initial focus on neck ties and accessories, offering a range of made-to-order and bespoke tie-making services. The bespoke service gives you direct contact with Shaun Gordon himself, giving you the opportunity to tap into his vast knowledge of fabrics and colours, with your commission being handmade by him. Oh, and not to sound biased, but our model this issue? Yep, that’s Shaun himself.
Made to order from £175, bespoke from £230; shaungordon.co.uk
2. Huntsman Bespoke 100
Savile Row stalwart Huntsman celebrates 100 years of residency on Savile Row this year, launching a new bespoke service in honour of the centenary called Bespoke 100. It includes a full bespoke baste in the Huntsman cut using a specially curated range of luxurious cloths. All measuring, cutting, fitting, finishing and pressing is done on site at 11 Savile Row. It’s a great way to get a quality bespoke service with the hallmarks of a Savile Row institution.
From £3,500 for a two-piece suit and delivered in 6-8 weeks; huntsmansavilerow.com
3. Duke & Dexter Hand-Painted Loafers
While not bespoke in the true sense there’s no denying the excellence of Duke & Dexter’s hand-painted loafers. Just choose your loafers (suede is recommended) and discuss your desired painting with their resident artist. 14 days later, they’re yours. Beautiful.
Price: £300 – £750; dukeanddexter.com
4. Charlie Borrow Hand-Made Leather Goods
Luggage maker Charlie Borrow makes handcrafted items in his cosy workshop in East London. The artisan offers a range of bags and accessories that can be commissioned with a choice of leathers and canvases made using traditional techniques and tools; www.charlieborrow.com
5. English Cut Bespoke/Made-to-Measure
A few years ago, English Cut launched their MTM Code service which offers varying levels of service in a simplified format, allowing you to achieve the right fit for you. Comprised of three suiting levels, each code garment represents a progression in style, choice and complexity, ready between six to 12 weeks depending on service.
MTM1 from £595, MTM2 from £995, MTM3 from £2,795; englishcut.com
Offering made-to-measure garments through their travelling trunk shows, it’s worth noting that Stoffa’s attention to detail and quality of fabrics they use are exquisite. Their collection comprises of a handful of archetypal coats and jackets that complement Stoffa’s range of shirts and accessories. Their Asymmetric Jacket and Coat are prime examples of personal pieces that will only get better with age.
Asymmetric jacket from $800, Asymmetric Jacket from $1,300; stoffa.co