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Preparing for a suit fitting can feel overwhelming. If you’ve ever been to a tailor before, you’ll know that there are decisions to
To achieve this, we’ve pulled together the following no-nonsense guide on preparing for your fitting, complete with all the tips and tricks to ensure your Oscar Hunt experience is second to none.
Choosing exactly what kind of suit you want can feel
As a first step, we recommend having a quick search for images of suits that appeal to you online. Start with terms like ‘classic men’s suiting’, or for those more daring ‘Pitti
Instagram is also a fantastic tool for hunting down inspiration. Sartorial icons like Andreas
When you ultimately come in for your fitting, don’t hold back from showing your Oscar Hunt fitter these images. It will help them steer you towards the right style for you and ensure you’re not lost in mountains of fabric swatches.
If you’re intending for your suit to
Beyond the looks themselves, our guidance section has a selection of guides on the best way to wear certain items - whether it be a navy suit or a tuxedo. The site also houses information on suiting specifics - from articles on buttons to lapel widths - and can
The final step prior to your fitting is doing a thorough audit of your existing wardrobe. It’s sometimes alarming how many garments are there that you’ve simply forgotten about. This being the case, a good once over will ensure that you’re getting a piece that really builds on your existing collection and isn’t too similar to anything you already have.
At Oscar Hunt, we are firm believers that our garments are building blocks to one another and are easily refreshed when paired with a new jacket or pair of trousers. Keep this in mind ahead of your fitting as it will extend the life and versatility of your new piece.
When you’re coming in for your fitting, another thing that will assist you and your fitter (
As a final point, feel welcome to bring along your partner or friend for consultation. One thing to keep in mind here is that it pays to share any inspiration prior to the fitting
Following your first fitting, the made-to-measure process takes approximately six weeks and involves two further fittings where our expert fitters will continue to guide you through the construction of your suit.
The second fitting, roughly five weeks later, gives you a line of sight on how the suit is sitting on your body. This is followed up a week later by a fitting where you try on the finished product. From there, it’s simply a matter of some personal styling from our extensive range of accessories before you’ve got a complete ensemble.