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DECODE Merchant: Standeven

Standeven 1885 offer a broad range of the highest quality British cloth available. The people behind Standeven are passionate about cloth, with a combination of both heritage in design and manufacturing. It allows them to embrace  their roots and continually push forward and weave some of the world’s highest quality luxury cloth , created exclusively for tailors. Because all [...]

By |June 15th, 2020|Categories: Products|0 Comments

Fit Problems: The forward waist

Symptoms: Where a jacket is tight on the front edge (appears to need more cloth) and/or when a fastened the side body and back are being dragged forward and the customer wishes to maintain a fitted look. Pattern adjustments: The amount added to the lead edge is then removed at the side seam equally (50:50) from the back edge [...]

By |June 15th, 2020|Categories: Products|0 Comments

Fit Problems: The round back

The most important thing with the fitting of garments is the balance of a jacket. When this is right it is easier to move around for the customer and it looks way better. In this newsletter the first of many fitting problems: The round back.

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Products|0 Comments

Corona proof

Doing business is a hard thing to do for any retailer, especially if you have to take measurements. The best advice to help solve these new challenges: •          Taking precaution with disinfecting spray/gel •          Washing one’s hands very regularly •          Working by appointment only and with max 2 persons •          Do a pre-meet via Zoom/Skype to limit the number [...]

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Products|0 Comments

DECODE Merchant: REDA

The Reda story begins in 1865 with the founding of the historic wool mill in Valle Mosso (in the Piedmont region of Italy) by local entrepreneur Carlo Reda and is also linked to the Botto Poala brothers, descendants of a renowned textiles family. Sustainable innovation, passion for excellence and a deeply-rooted Made in Italy tradition are the values that [...]

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Products|0 Comments

Trends in tailoring

It is a pitty that Pitti is not going to happen in June this summer. We are already missing the atmosphere as well as the Negroni’s! As Decode Tailoring we think the trends we would have seen there are the following: • Even more casual • Less suits, more separates • More pop over shirts, polo shirts and sweaters [...]

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Products|0 Comments