Bespoke vs. Made to Measure

Bespoke vs. Made to Measure When you are starting to look into tailoring, the lingo can get a

BESPOKE IDENTITY: Yseult’s Aposematic Fashions

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. Refreshingly candid and remarkably self-motivated, Yseult talked to me about how modesty influences her style choices, her reservations about repurposed heteronormativity in the queer community, and her thoughts on the lack of meaningful inclusivity in the fashion industry.

BESPOKE IDENTITY: Hoisum’s Chameleonic Androgyny

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.

What Suiting Means to Me

Close to four years into my transition, I’m beginning to feel more at home in my body than ever before.

THE TAILORY’S TAKE: Quarantine Spring Cleaning

Reconfigure your closet for a seamless transition into life post-quarantine.

THE TAILORY’S TAKE: Work From Home Edition

The benefits of formal dress on maintaining a productive and balanced WFH lifestyle are unrivaled.

COVID-19: Virtual Remote Appointments

They say necessity is the mother of invention. Because you can’t come to us, The Tailory is coming to you.


To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and for the general safety of our clients and our team, our showroom is closed until further notice.

A Bridal Jumpsuit: The Answer to Your Wedding Fashion Dilemma

A jumpsuit offers a whole new world of design possibilities outside of traditional wedding dress design. 

The Tuxedo Refedined: Exhibition Breakdown

The Tailory was honored to take part in the NYU Costume Department’s 2020 exhibit, The Tuxedo Redefined.

Don’t be a Drag!

The process of tailoring a custom garment is totally different when it comes to collaborating with drag performers.

Couture, Meet Power Suit

These garments are often hand-crafted with a meticulous attention to detail.

The Future is Modular

What is the reasoning behind a modular wardrobe? It’s all about mixing and matching.

Androgyny: A Balancing Act

We don’t like to refer to our custom suits as either masculine or feminine. Our approach is genderless!

Custom Vegan Suits

We often collaborate with clients to create vegan, environmentally conscious suits.

Teal Is the Warmest Color

We love a teal suit because of its ability to veer either green or blue in tone depending on the time of day.

The Suits of Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres, is the queen of laid back, androgynous style and forever looking too-cool-for-school.

Woman Power Suits

Nothing feels more commanding than wearing a striking women’s power suit.

The Five Things Stylish Women Have in Common

The Five Things Stylish Women Have in Common What defines a stylish woman is less about what she

Five Characteristics of a Stylish Man

There are some commonalities that dapper gentlemen share that qualify them as well-dressed.

3 Types of Summer Suit Shoes

When it comes to your summer suit you don’t want to be sweltering away, swaddled in polyester.

5 Reasons to Buy a Custom Suit

If you have yet to purchase your very first custom suit, it can seem like an unnecessary expense.

The Suit Maketh the Man

For those of us who truly appreciate the power of style and are fascinated by fashion, we know too well the importance of fashion icons.

How to Rock a Tailored Suit for New Year’s Eve

If you are looking to truly impress, nothing compares to a form fitting, beautifully crafted, tailored suit.

Ladies Of The Red Carpet: Pantsuits

These female actresses who wore a suit at the Golden Globe awards this year look dynamite.

2017: The Year of Women in Suits

2017 was a year where #girlboss was less of a hashtag and more of a movement.

New Year, New Suit Trends

The New Year is the perfect time for a wardrobe revamp. You’ve made all these resolutions.

Suits For Spring

The New Year is the perfect time for a wardrobe revamp. Check out these new suit trends and new suit styles.

How To Care For Your Suit

A custom suit built to your specifications is a great, long-term investment.

How To Style Blazers

A made-to-measure blazer is the hardest working item in the fashion-savvy woman’s wardrobe.

3 Women’s Suit Trends

Whether for work or play, a great summer suit is the epitome of style and makes choosing your outfit a cinch.

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