Suit Yourself: Tailoring Your Perfect Fit for Suits, Blazers, and Shifts

Suiting may be classic, but it doesn't have to be stuffy.

Suiting may be classic, but it doesn’t have to be stuffy. Try Theory’s matching denim “Mélange” blazer ($535) and wide-leg pants ($335) paired with a Roberto Cavalli blouse ($550). Keep the accessories hip with gray brogues from Prada ($970) and a Maria Elena boutonniere ($355).

Suiting may be classic, but it doesn’t have to be stuffy. Try Theory’s matching denim “Mélange” blazer ($535) and wide-leg pants ($335) paired with a Roberto Cavalli blouse ($550). Keep the accessories hip with gray brogues from Prada ($970) and a Maria
Elena boutonniere ($355).

Tailoring: the precise, methodical  labor of love behind sleek suits, chic blazers, and structured shifts. Centuries-old techniques of pad stitching, hand-basting, and foundation layering are all employed for a single goal—the perfect fit. Whether you seek a bespoke piece built from the ground up or an off-the-rack number customized to your figure, follow these tips to achieve impeccable style.