A Custom Suit from Indochino

Posted on August 23, 2011 by forgetfulgentleman | 3 Comments

by Nathan Tan

When it comes to tailored clothing, everyone knows its all about fit.

Yet the truth is most of us struggle finding tailored clothing that fits off the rack. Off the rack clothes are designed to fit everyone, which ironically means they don't fit anyone. Using an alterations tailor is an option but aren't you sick of spending time and money to end up with something that fits better but never perfectly? Going custom would be ideal but, if you're like me, you probably always thought it was out of reach financially.

Enter Indochino. They offer a wide range of fully custom suits starting at just $349. Sure, you have to measure yourself and you won't get the benefit of an in-person fitting before the suit is finished, but they have very good tutorial videos to guide one through the measurement process and will pay for up to $75 of alterations on the back end. And if alterations aren't enough, they'll even remake the entire suit with updated measurements for free!

I decided to put Indochino to the test. Follow along in the video below to see me order a suit and enter the world of custom tailoring!

Stay tuned for Part 2 where I'll take a look at the construction, quality and fit once the finished suit arrives.


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felmanjones
felmanjones

January 17, 2012

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Stereo-Type
Stereo-Type

October 23, 2011

I've been waiting for a review for suits from here before I hit "sumbit". How was this suit for you?

Terry
Terry

November 29, 2011

Indochino offer a wide range of fully custom suits starting at just $349. I bought lots of suits from their on my birthday. A smooth and stylish look is always make it unique. custom suits

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