Everything You Need to Know About Women’s Custom Suits and Tuxedos
Nothing screams power and confidence quite like a custom suit that reflects your personal style, body shape and needs. But how does the process work for a woman or genderqueer individual? Stick around for everything you need to know.
Businesswear for women today includes more options than any preceding generation, thanks in part to the liberal borrowing and recalibrating of LGBTQ+ fashion into the mainstream as well as the trend towards unisex and genderless clothing that dominates runways worldwide.
Truth be told, the three-piece suit has never completely gone away from mainstream fashion, it has merely recalibrated itself to changing times in ways that are more accessible to people of all shapes and sizes, genders, and personal aesthetics.
This profile is dedicated to Yseult Polfliet. Model, fashionista, activist, and co-founder of the genderless children’s clothing brand Yoah, Yseult is a renaissance woman for the age of intersectional feminism and queer liberation.
This profile is dedicated to Hoisum Nguyen, who just obtained her masters degree in Public Health with a focus on Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Unbeknownst to her, I would also call Hoisum an accidental Instagram micro-influencer, fusing androgynous sprezzatura with an unrivaled political consciousness in a masterful display of visual activism.
BESPOKE IDENTITY: Diane on Binding in Dresses and Nonbinary Identity
This profile is dedicated to Diane Chen, a nonbinary actor based in NYC, and a dear friend of The Tailory. Our conversation was a fascinating one, ranging from how they use fashion and binders to minimize their feelings of gender dysphoria to what it’s like to play a cisgender character as a nonbinary actor.