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Do This to Extend the Life of Your Suit

Do This to Extend the Life of Your Suit

To extend the life of your suit, brush it with a suit brush every time after you wear it Better yet, brush it before you wear it too. Dust, dirt and even food particles can build up on the fabric of your suit, thus weakening them and shortening the life span of your...

Wrinkle-free vs Non-iron

Wrinkle-free vs Non-iron

For wrinkle-free shirts, you'll still need to iron them after they're washed for a professional and clean look.  Non-iron shirts require little-to-no-ironing right out of your washing machine at home and still appear flawless. The wrinkle-resisting performance of...

Why wool is the best material for suits

Why wool is the best material for suits

Wool is the most popular fabric choice when it comes to making suits. One important quality is that wool "breaths". Wool is woven thus allow air to move through and moisture to evaporate, keeping you comfortable during mid-days and cool nights. Wool is also naturally...

Why is there a buttonhole on the lapel?

Why is there a buttonhole on the lapel?

Ever wonder why there's a buttonhole on the left of your left lapel? There's no button at the bottom or on the right side that goes with this buttonhole. So what is it for? One explanation is it's for holding flowers. Inspired by Prince Albert, he cut a hole in his...

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【Exciting Opportunities】Job Vacancies!

【Exciting Opportunities】Job Vacancies!

Job Vacancies in Tailoring Industry Do you have a passion for Bespoke Tailoring?  Are you a Fashionista?  Want to turn your hobby into a job?  Here are the opportunities! There are many advantages with working in the tailoring industry, not least with the opportunity...

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Bettie Spring 2020 Woman’s Collection: Awaken

Bettie Spring 2020 Woman’s Collection: Awaken

Introduction of ‘Awaken’ Collection Awaken is Bettie’s first women’s collection. The design concept is inspired by simple geometry, with square represents principle, and circle manifests the wisdom of life. Their co-existence exemplifies apparent contradictions,...

Making Your Own Style Statement With David Fashions

Making Your Own Style Statement With David Fashions

When you have got it then flaunt it! You must have read or heard a phrase, when you have got it then flaunt it. This is not just true for a good physique or a nice car. The best way you can make your mark in this mad world is by wearing your own style on your body and...

【With Video】The Characteristics of a Good Tailor

【With Video】The Characteristics of a Good Tailor

https://youtu.be/f_tHst43Feo Being Skinned or simply Incompetent? Many of my friends have complained to me in the past that their tailor couldn't get the suit right, even after visiting them a few times for alterations.  They gave up in the end.  So, why is that?   Is...

Bettie Bespoke – Where it all Began

Bettie Bespoke – Where it all Began

  Bettie Bespoke is to launch a collection of designer bespoke suit. Bettie's designs are complemented with a hint of both Eastern and Western cultures. But how did she start her path to becoming a unique designer?   Experience of working for Alexander McQueen  Bettie...

The Meaning of The Lancelot Logo

The Meaning of The Lancelot Logo

In this first post, let's talk about our logo first! ( I designed myself ) May I? There is a house walking through a Lancelot shield and leaving as an elegant deer. "House" represents Knight: A businessman is a knight who is fighting for his life, his family, his...

Halo World, I am a stylist and tailor, Stephen

Halo World, I am a stylist and tailor, Stephen

Hi guys, I am Stephen, a senior stylist of The Lancelot. Thanks for everyone's support for a long time. Many many friends ( or you can call customers ) asked me to write a blog... for years, but I just spent all my time on doing styling, investigating about suit...

【Freebies Alert】Free shirts, Tie and Pocket Square

【Freebies Alert】Free shirts, Tie and Pocket Square

We have previously introduced L&K Bespoke Tailor's Headcutter Lewis, who is not only experienced but a tailor who follows the latest trends and techniques to keep the style and cut of his products up to date.  This has attracted plenty of seasoned international...

Buy any Suit, Get Three FREE Shirts!!!!

Buy any Suit, Get Three FREE Shirts!!!!

David Fashions is now celebrating its 33rd Anniversary! They want to share happiness with every customer, to thank for the support for these years.  To buy any tailor-made suit at David Fashions, you can get FREE three shirts worth HK$1,464 (HK$488 each)!  David...

【Double-Breasted Tuxedo】A Classy Touch of Royalty

【Double-Breasted Tuxedo】A Classy Touch of Royalty

Having a suit made for your wedding is without doubt one of the major decisions of your life, considering that your wedding photo will be hung on the wall of your living room for the next decade.   Following the movie Kingsman, starring Colin Firth, the...

【Lifetime Memory】 Don’t Let the Tuxedo Ruin Your Wedding

【Lifetime Memory】 Don’t Let the Tuxedo Ruin Your Wedding

Don’t Let the Tuxedo Ruin Your Wedding On the wedding day, the bride’s dress and makeup are undoubtedly remarkable. However, the wedding tuxedo also plays an important role in big day. If it doesn’t fit well, it could become a blemish on the fabulous day.  It will...

Hot Picks: Tuxedo

Hot Picks: Tuxedo

When you are going to attend some very vital occasions, such as wedding banquets or proms, what you need will be a more formal suit – Tuxedo. There are so many tailors who provide custom-made suit. The Formal "Suit" for Wedding Banquets...

Fine Dining In Your Shorts?

Fine Dining In Your Shorts?

Fine dining at a restaurant in Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton or Mandarin Oriental has become increasingly popular in recent years, thanks to the rise of the middle-class in Hong Kong in recent years. You may have been to lunch or dinner in...

Is Linen Suit a great choice for summer?

Is Linen Suit a great choice for summer?

Yes and No. Linen is a lightweight and breathable material, making it great for keeping you cool in summer. Yet, suits with a high percentage of linen get easily stained and creased. If you’re looking for a low maintenance suit for summer, linen may not be for you as...

What does “Super 130s” mean?

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...

A Waterproof Suit is Available Now!

A Waterproof Suit is Available Now!

Not everyone enjoys in a raining day which probably can ruin your outfit of the day.  If you also are one of the haters of rainy days, let's see how to avoid your suit from getting wet.  Bettie Bespoke Boutique has introduced a waterproof fabric. No matter what kind...

【Suiting Fabric】Your options apart from Wool

【Suiting Fabric】Your options apart from Wool

Whenever we come across suiting fabrics, many people would often comment that “Wool is the best!”  It certainly is among the most common fabrics used in suits.  However, what are the other alternatives to wool?  What is really the best fabric for me? Roger Shaikh of...

【Fresco】 The Summer Suits Fabrics

【Fresco】 The Summer Suits Fabrics

(Ander): Hi Darmian. I am looking for summer suits for upcoming summer season.  Is there any cool, airy fabrics you recommend for making suits?  (Darmian): Hi Ander, thanks for your email. Wearing suits in hot summer seasons could be...

The Best Suit Fabric for This Winter

The Best Suit Fabric for This Winter

It has been November already. Everyone should get prepared for their suits in the coming winter. Maybe you will ask, what is the difference between summer suits and winter suits? What is the best suit fabric for each season? Most of them are in the dull colors such as...

Do This to Extend the Life of Your Suit

Do This to Extend the Life of Your Suit

To extend the life of your suit, brush it with a suit brush every time after you wear it Better yet, brush it before you wear it too. Dust, dirt and even food particles can build up on the fabric of your suit, thus weakening them and shortening the life span of your...

Wrinkle-free vs Non-iron

Wrinkle-free vs Non-iron

For wrinkle-free shirts, you'll still need to iron them after they're washed for a professional and clean look.  Non-iron shirts require little-to-no-ironing right out of your washing machine at home and still appear flawless. The wrinkle-resisting performance of...

Why wool is the best material for suits

Why wool is the best material for suits

Wool is the most popular fabric choice when it comes to making suits. One important quality is that wool "breaths". Wool is woven thus allow air to move through and moisture to evaporate, keeping you comfortable during mid-days and cool nights. Wool is also naturally...

How to treat wrinkles on your suit

How to treat wrinkles on your suit

The correct way to treat wrinkles on your suit We normally use an iron to treat wrinkles on our clothes, yet that's not the case for a suit. The high temperature of iron may damage the fabric. Instead, use a steamer to treat the creases on your suit. If you don't have...

Is Linen Suit a great choice for summer?

Is Linen Suit a great choice for summer?

Yes and No. Linen is a lightweight and breathable material, making it great for keeping you cool in summer. Yet, suits with a high percentage of linen get easily stained and creased. If you’re looking for a low maintenance suit for summer, linen may not be for you as...

How to wash your suit

How to wash your suit

  The answer is, you don't! NEVER wash your suit Leave it to the professional and have it dry cleaned. Remember, dry clean them once, maximum twice a year. The chemical involved in dry cleaning can reduce the lifespan of your suit. If you notice anything that...

Own suits? Invest in THESE

Own suits? Invest in THESE

Invest in quality wooden hangers Quality 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...

Check THIS to identify a quality suit

Check THIS to identify a quality suit

What is the material used for the lining of your suit? Look at the lining of the suit. What material is it? 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...

Why is there a buttonhole on the lapel?

Why is there a buttonhole on the lapel?

Ever wonder why there's a buttonhole on the left of your left lapel? There's no button at the bottom or on the right side that goes with this buttonhole. So what is it for? One explanation is it's for holding flowers. Inspired by Prince Albert, he cut a hole in his...

Double vs. Single-Breasted Suit

Double vs. Single-Breasted Suit

Double vs. Single-Breasted Suit: How to choose?  If you'd like a suit that's versatile, go for a single-breasted suit. It's more flexible as you can easily dress it up or down according to different occasions. A double-breasted suit is more formal and less common....

【Styling Tip】The Secret For Men To Look Taller

【Styling Tip】The Secret For Men To Look Taller

How can a man dress to look taller? The secret is to 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 play an important part. The higher...

【On Sale!】 Leather Shoes from UK

【On Sale!】 Leather Shoes from UK

Dear all leather shoes wearers, Good news to you! Clarks from UK is now offering summer sale on selected items including: workwear, casual, to sports shoes and sandals... men, women to kids' shoes.... leather shoes, nubuck, to textile... ...

Some Fathers’ Day Gift Ideas Beyond Phones & Watches!

Some Fathers’ Day Gift Ideas Beyond Phones & Watches!

Father's Day is coming (It's on 18 June in 2017) ! What are you going to buy for your lovely dad? Apple iPhone, Samsung Galaxy S8, FitBit...... Your father may already have all these gifts. What about something more special this year? Here are some ideas! Bespoke...

【Ties】 Good Fit? Bad Fit? Can Tell in 3 Seconds

【Ties】 Good Fit? Bad Fit? Can Tell in 3 Seconds

How well are your ties fitted? Are they bad fit or good fit? Ties - Good or ill-fit? The tie should simply sit under your collar, and should not tighten your collar. Your knot should vary depending on your collar. A wider collar, such as a cutaway, would call for a...

[Ties] 3-Fold, 5-Fold, 7-Fold, & 9-Fold Ties?

[Ties] 3-Fold, 5-Fold, 7-Fold, & 9-Fold Ties?

Fold ties? Bow-ties? Yes, this time we are going to talk about "fold-ties" (not bow ties). When it comes to neckties, there are words like "3-fold", "5-fold", "7-fold", and "9-fold ties". The word "folds" refers to the number of times the...

Tips in Choosing Leather Shoes (2) – Colour

Tips in Choosing Leather Shoes (2) – Colour

Choosing leather shoes colour for men can be a very involved process. For instance, conventional wisdom says that men need to wear shoes to match their belt; however, the rest of the outfit and the environment must be taken into consideration, as well. If you are...

Bettie Spring 2020 Woman’s Collection: Awaken

Bettie Spring 2020 Woman’s Collection: Awaken

Introduction of ‘Awaken’ Collection Awaken is Bettie’s first women’s collection. The design concept is inspired by simple geometry, with square represents principle, and circle manifests the wisdom of life. Their co-existence exemplifies apparent contradictions,...

【Exciting Opportunities】Job Vacancies!

【Exciting Opportunities】Job Vacancies!

Job Vacancies in Tailoring Industry Do you have a passion for Bespoke Tailoring?  Are you a Fashionista?  Want to turn your hobby into a job?  Here are the opportunities! There are many advantages with working in the tailoring industry, not least with the opportunity...

【Tottenham Hotspur】 Thank You for Coming to Hong Kong

【Tottenham Hotspur】 Thank You for Coming to Hong Kong

Dear Pochettino's Blue and White Army, Thank you for coming to Hong Kong and we hope you all enjoyed your stay! What a fantastic performance by both Tottenham Hotspur and Kitchee SC! We've finally ended the season with a trophy, and in front of our fans in Hong Kong!...

Investing in Wine – A Tricky Business

Investing in Wine – A Tricky Business

You can buy wine from auction, through brokers or directly from the chateaux - but can you make money out of it A traditionalist might argue that wine is too difficult to price and of too uncertain a provenance to be a sound investment....