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  1. Anatomy of a Suitsupply suit

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    May 21, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    Suitsupply is a European men’s clothier, founded in 2000, with a peculiar take on its field. The company distinguishes itself most …
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  2. A history of the 3-roll-2 cut

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    May 29, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    The 3-roll-2 cut is a peculiar look that has been especially favoured by American clothiers in their jackets, suits and, …
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  3. A short history of the suit

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    October 27, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    The following is a translation from my classic style book, Klassikko, published in Finland this year. Placed at the beginning …
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  4. The Tautz lapel

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    April 4, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    Edward Tautz founded his eponymous tailoring business in the West End London of 1876, later on renamed as E. Tautz&Sons. …
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  5. Explanations for the popularity of the black suit

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    November 15, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “Apparently…it was the very fact that late Victorian and Edwardian society wore so much black for day wear that the …
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  6. A history of the sack cut

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    August 28, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    The sack cut is a method of cutting jackets and coats, and it stands out from the commonplace. Most contemporary …
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  7. The Parisian lapel

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    June 26, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    The Parisian lapel (Fr. le cran tailleur, le cran Parisien, cran Necker) is a uniquely French lapel design, where the …
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  8. The Features of Oxxford Clothes

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    November 4, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    A little something that came with an Oxxford jacket of mine, this scanned copy sheds light on the features of …
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  9. The SwissArmySuit™

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    September 30, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Six years ago, the artist currently known as Voxsartoria had a dream. He had a dream that one day tailoring …
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  10. Prince Charles’ Details

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    July 18, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Prince Charles and the power of details: a common enough charcoal gray three-piece suit changed with shawl lapels and unfinished …
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