A Closer Look at Beckett & Robb

Part III: The Final Product & Review Previously: Part I, Part II. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed documenting the suit creation process with Dustin and the Beckett & Robb team, but the most exciting part of a custom commission is receiving the final product. I’m certainly one to agonize over made-to-measure products while waiting for delivery, and this […]

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A Closer Look at Beckett & Robb

Part II: Measurements and Fitting Previously: Part I After poring over fabric books, lapel styles, and horn buttons for a couple hours with Dustin I was ready to begin the most important part of the made-to-measure experience – the fitting. Picking fabric and style options is lots of fun (although my choices were very tame), […]

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Warm Weather Fabrics: Don’t Forget Wool

Now that most of us are well in to the warmer months we’re beginning to once again hear quite a bit about the classic spring/summer fabrics – cotton, linen, and seersucker. It isn’t hard to find a shirt made out of a light cotton or breezy linen, but when it comes to blazers, trousers and suits the game […]

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A Closer Look at Beckett & Robb

Part 1: Cloth and Customization There’s been a decent amount of chatter about Beckett & Robb, a made-to-measure clothing outfit from Salt Lake City that recently came to San Francisco (admittedly, a good deal of that chatter has come from my blog). I have seen their products in person a few times and have spoken […]

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On Sleeve Length

Over the past couple of years my sense of style has taken several distinct turns. I think this is very normal for someone who is young on their journey into men’s clothing and I imagine that my tastes will continue to  develop over time. One change that I’ve noticed in particular is my opinion on […]

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Indochino Meets San Francisco

As many others have noted, Indochino has recently begun a traveling tailor service in select cities across North America. Their most recent stop was just a block away from my office in downtown San Francisco, so I set up a fitting appointment and stopped by during lunch yesterday. I have never purchased anything from Indochino, […]

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