Men's

What does "Super 130s" mean?

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What does "Super 130s" mean?

The S-number indicates the wool fibre thickness. The higher the number, the narrower the wool fibre. It's regarded as an easy way to determine the quality of the fabric. While it's true that fabrics with higher micron number tend to be softer, it's also finer and more fragile. This means that they can't hold very well at the dry cleaner. If you are looking for the quality suit that is also durable, choose a fabric that is no higher than Super 150s. Don't get obsessed with the numbers, choose one that feels good on your skin. At The Lancelot, we...

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Own suits? Invest in THESE

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Own suits? Invest in THESE

Invest in quality wooden hangersQuality hangers are a MUST for your suits. You don’t want wire hangers to ruin your tailored suit.Look for hangers with wide shoulders and made from wood. They’ll help maintain the shape of your jacket, optimising the shoulder support thus protect and extend the life of your clothing.Choose hangers with the size that is closest to the width of your suits where they should extend all the way to the point where the shoulder meets the sleeve.

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Check this to identify a quality suit

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Check this to identify a quality suit

Look at the lining of the suit. What is it made of? If it’s a polyester lining, it’s poorly made. Polyester is made from synthetic materials and just like plastic, it doesn’t breath very well. Even if you have a breathable high-quality wool exterior, having a polyester lining will trap all the moisture in you, making you feel hot and uncomfortable. Polyester is also non-biodegradable, causing great impact on our environment.We produce quality suits with lining made of Bemberg, a high-quality brand of cupro produced in Japan. Bemberg is made from cotton linter. It’s lightweight, breathable, durable and biodegradable, making...

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The Secret To Look Taller For Men

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The Secret To Look Taller For Men

Get a 3-piece monochromatic suit. Wearing one colour for your suit jacket, vest and trousers can avoid your body being visually separated in parts. The buttons on the vest also plays an important part. The higher button stance on the vest will further elongate your silhouette, making you look taller.Tailored suits are made and designed according to your frame and needs. Unlike suits that are off the rack, a tailored suit can accentuate your best attributes, while obscuring unflattering ones. This gives you the complete control over the fabric, style and fit, whether you'd like to look taller or slimmer,...

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