Tailored Clothing (38)

How Jacket Posture Should Fit

How It Should Fit: Laying flush against your neck When standing upright with your arms at rest, the perfect jacket Posture allows for the jacket collar to rest comfortably on your neck. There should not be … Read

Jacket Button Stance Options

Button stance measures the placement of the buttons on the front of a jacket. The Standard placement should work well for most people, but it can be changed relative to your preferences or torso length if … Read

How to Request Tailored Clothing On Hold

You’ve carefully evaluated your suit, jacket, or dress pants and you’re ready to request the balance of your order. If you’re totally happy with the fit, or if you only want to make minor changes, you … Read

How Dress Pant Waist Width Should Fit

How It Should Fit: Comfortably hugging your waist A well-tailored pair of pants should rest on your body without the need for a belt to hold them in place. Fastening the waistband should be easy. With … Read

How to Measure Dress Pant Hip Width

The Hip Width measurement determines the widest part of the seat of the pants. With the pants lying face up on a flat surface, button the waistband, zip the fly closed, and use your hands to … Read

How Dress Pant Hip Width Should Fit

How It Should Fit: Closely following the seat A well–tailored pair of pants should follow the curve of your rear and hips in a smooth, uninterrupted line between the waist and the thighs. When you zip … Read

How Jacket Sleeve Opening Width Should Fit

How It Should Fit: Slight taper from elbow to cuff When standing upright with your arms at rest, the jacket sleeves should be slim enough to look fitted at the wrist, or Sleeve Opening Width, but … Read

How Jacket Shoulder Slope Should Fit

How It Should Fit: Resting flat along neck and shoulders A proper Shoulder Slope should match the natural pitch of your shoulders. Whether you have broad, squared, rounded, or sloped shoulders, Proper Cloth offers six Shoulder … Read

How Jacket Bicep Width Should Fit

How It Should Fit: Close to the biceps, tapering slightly to the cuff When standing upright with your arms at rest, the jacket sleeves should hug your biceps, but not so tight as to cause creasing, … Read

How to Create Your Custom Jogger Pant Size

Our Ludlow and Waverly jogger pants are designed with a drawstring elastic waistband and elastic cuffs for a sporty, casual look. We think jogger-style pants look best with the elastic cuff sitting at or above the … Read

How Jacket Center Back Length Should Fit

How It Should Fit: Covering the seat The perfect jacket Center Back Length should cover your rear and end at the base of your seat for a stylish, universally appropriate look. For a more modern look, … Read

How to Create a Pleated Tailored Trouser Size

Pleated trousers are constructed differently from non-pleated trousers and so they require an entirely new sewing pattern. The pleats are open when the garment measurements are taken, but they are closed when the trousers are cut … Read

Pleated Trousers: Function, Design & Style

While many think of pleated pants as an aesthetic embodiment of the powerful yet nonchalant look of the ’80s and ’90s, their original and enduring purpose was, and is, comfort. Pleats are small folds of fabric … Read

How Jacket Midsection Width Should Fit

How It Should Fit: Gently hugging your torso A well–tailored jacket should lightly hug your midsection and follow the curve of your back in a smooth, uninterrupted drape. There should be no pulling or bunching when … Read

How Jacket Chest Width Should Fit

How It Should Fit: The jacket lapels should rest flat against your chest When you button the top button of your jacket, the lapels should rest smoothly and unbent on your chest. There should be no … Read

How Jacket Shoulder Width Should Fit

How It Should Fit: Slightly past your shoulder bones The shoulders of a jacket should highlight your natural silhouette with smooth, uninterrupted lines and a clean drape throughout the upper chest, upper sleeves, sleeve head, and … Read