Colmore Tailors are passionate about bespoke and made to measure tailoring and we love to share this. Our goal is to help you to become the best you can be. Below you will find hints, tips and thoughts and all things sartorial & tailoring. Feel free to read, comment and share.
We are also massively proud of our roots and champion Birmingham all the time. As we are out and about around the city and its surrounding areas we feel compelled to share its delights with you. When we visit new places and our regular favourites you may find the odd blog post about them too....
When we started our travelling tailor service we always knew we wanted to set down some roots at some point. After several rounds of viewings, logistics plans and in-person visits it turned out that our home was closer than we thought.
Based a mere 2 minutes from New Street and Snow Hill stations, and 60 seconds walk from Colmore Row is the new home of Colmore Tailors. Walk up the stairs to the first floor of our grade II listed building and you will find, what is likely to be, the cities last remaining tailors workshop.
For some men chalk-stripes can hold a great dear of fear. The thickness of the stripe makes a bold statement about the man beneath it. About who he is, and who he wants to be. Some, myself included, prefer to go under the radar.
For others the chalk-stripe is a sta
I’ve been called boring about my clothing choices a few times. Sticking steadfastly to the colours I enjoy and the styles I like can make me appear a bit OCD…..however I know what I like, I know what I’m comfortable in, and i know my style!!
If you have never bought a tailored suit before there is a lot to think about. The question of "where and when am I going to wear it" is the first to answer.
Our friend Bethan Tolley and the excellent team over at The BusinessDesk have very kindly written two awesome articles all about Colmore Tailors and yours truely.
I've heard many people have a debate over how many times you should dry clean your suit. Some say very little, some say a lot, which is correct?