There are many reasons, among them; you will never get a better suit than one that is specifically created just for you, here are some advantages:
You will be able to choose fabric, buttons, colors, cut, style, etc. Frankly, your imagination and your budget are your only limitations.
Need a tuck here, a little looser there? Getting a custom-made creation will make you feel like a million bucks. Because no one is the same size or shape, having a suit that is cut to your exact measurements will ensure that you get the perfect fit, every time.
You can determine how much you can spend, and our team will be able to help you maximize your budget to make sure that your exact vision comes to reality.
Because you will know what to expect, you will be able to get exactly what you anticipate.
First step: The initial consultation
The initial consultation is essential. Just think about this as a "first date." One of our master clothiers will take the time to sit down, and get to know you while learning about your taste. Plan on spending at least an hour with us, when you can share your vision for your style. This appointment can be made in your home, office, or better yet, come to have a drink with us in our private showroom in Costa Mesa, CA.
Details matter: Fabric
b.spoke style features an extensive fabric selection from some of the most renowned fabric mills in the world; including Ermenegildo Zegna, Loro Piana, Vitale Barberis, Ariston, and Scabal. We will help you select the right fabric according to your style and budget.
Second step: Measurements
There is an exact science in taking professional measurements. More than just your inseam and sleeve length, we will take extensive measurements…. Then, we'll take your custom measurements to ensure every piece fits perfectly, and we'll save those measurements in our database for when you're ready for your next purchase.
Creating Your Look
Once you've chosen each detail for your garments and we've measured you head to toe, we'll take care of the rest. They say the best things come to those who wait, and we believe that greatness takes time. Custom suits and custom sportcoats takes between six to eight weeks on average to be cut, sewn and finished, keeping in mind any adjustment that will be needed upon delivery..
Once your garments arrive, we'll bring you back in to try on each piece and make sure the fit is nothing short of perfect. If needed, we'll make as many adjustments as you'd like and update your measurement file with those changes to make the next time you come in even better.
Myth: Off-the-rack fits just fine.
Truth: That’s because you’ve never tried a custom-fit suit.
For a tailor, “just fine” is a failure. When you get a custom-fit suit, you’re buying a piece of clothing that will feel like a second skin – only better. Tailored suits not only fit perfectly to the particular contours of your body, they also accentuate your best features while masking the ones that you’d prefer to keep hidden. They can do this because someone designed the suit specifically for your body. You’ll never be able to get that with an off-the-rack suit, and anyone who says otherwise is just flat-out lying.
Myth: Tailor-made suits cost an arm and a leg.
Truth: Many people go to tailors to spend less.
Let’s be completely blunt: no tailor is going to be able to provide you a custom-made suit that’s less than the lowest off-the-rack prices you can find. There’s a reason big businesses use assembly lines, and someone who’s personalizing every suit can’t match that. At the same time, tailors are quite affordable when you start to look at the big picture. First off, it comes back to convenience. Your time is valuable, and if you can go to one tailor with your measurements and get a great suit out of it, chances are good that you’ll save a lot of time over trying to find an off-the-rack suit that works. Additionally, tailored suits tend to last longer and take more wear and tear, which means you should have to replace them less. And sometimes, tailors can replicate looks on popular (read: expensive) brands for far less than what you’d pay just to get a particular name on the label.
Myth: Tailors just charge more for the same thing.
Truth: Custom-made suits can be personalized in any number of ways.
Try to buy an off-the-rack suit and you’re going to be limited to a few specific styles that are currently popular. Tailor-made suits offer unlimited personalization. All you have to do is tell your tailor what you’d like to do and they’ll let you know the cost and time involved.
If you don’t want to believe what I’ve written above, simply find a man who owns a custom suit and ask him what he thinks. You’ll find out that once you go custom, it’s hard to return back to the rack.