Menswear

In Search of the World’s Finest Fabric

In Search of the World’s Finest Fabric

At Ezra Cayman Bespoke Couture, the search for fine fabrics is a borderline obsession, and we pride ourselves on having one of the broadest and most comprehensive collections of fine fabrics for suits and shirts anywhere in America.  In this article, we will share some of our favorite fabric mills from around the world and shed some light on the process behind their products.  If you’ve ever shopped at Brioni or Kiton and wondered where their fabrics come from, or browsed fabrics with a tailor and wondered why suits range from $5,000 to $50,000 depending upon the fabric, then this article is for you…

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The Difference Between Bespoke and Made-to-Measure

The Difference Between Bespoke and Made-to-Measure

What is the difference between made-to-measure (MTM) and bespoke? This is a question that we hear pretty frequently, and one that that is relatively easy to answer. Merriam-Webster may tell you that bespoke simply means “custom made” but, in truth, the word has far deeper colloquial meaning and traditional significance. While we will address a variety of distinctions between bespoke and MTM below, we will first emphasize the four essential hallmarks of bespoke tailoring that represent clear differentiators from MTM: one-of-a-kind pattern, quality construction, human touch and unlimited options…

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What First Impression Are You Making?

What First Impression Are You Making?

They say a picture speaks a thousand words.  And, to that, we say: is that all?  A study conducted by Princeton psychologists Janine Willis and Alexander Todorov reveals that all it takes is a tenth of a second to form an impression of a stranger, and that longer exposures don’t typically alter those impressions to any significant degree.  At Ezra Cayman Bespoke Couture, our motto is “say who you are without saying a word.”  And, indeed, the Princeton study shows…

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The Perfection of a Point of View

The Perfection of a Point of View

The Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, Richard Everhard, once said that “style is the perfection of a point of view.”  We all have our own unique point of view, and we all have our own unique sense of style, but all too often we are afraid to express either one.  So, what is holding us back?  A recent article in Psychology Today titled “Why We Don’t Speak Up” suggests…

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