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THE MAGIC OF LINEN
27/08/2019

As we approach the warmer part of the year, the festivities really tend to ramp up. Whilst we’re always to look our sharpest, a heavy wool suit can be quite cumbersome, no matter how well wool is able to regulate temperature. As times have progressed, a vast array of alternatives have come out to counter this conundrum. Ranging from the LeBron James shorts-suit to just downright dressing in a t-shirt and regular shorts, none have come to be as...

THE BLACK TIE AFFAIR
24/06/2019

Every so often we are invited to functions that are categorized as “black tie”.  Originating in the 19th century, a black tie dress code was used for evening events where semi-formal attire was required. Although the term “black tie” has today come to be synonymous with formal wear, the basic elements that made up the attire then and now have not been lost over time.Men are required to have a dinner/tuxedo jacket which is distinguishable...

THE AGE OF MOBILE TAILORS
28/04/2019

These days the most precious commodity we have is time. Irrespective of what happens, there never seems to be enough hours in a day to get everything you need done. With such little time to waste, who would want to spend it travelling to a store to try on some clothes?Here at R&H, we don’t believe that tailoring a good suit requires you to come into a set location in order to select fabrics and be measured. In an age where flexibility is...

THE FABRIC CONUNDRUM
25/03/2019

There has been much said about the best fabric for a suit. Some want pure wool without regard to the thread count while others rely solely on thread count without really taking into account the suit composition. Both play a vital role in determining how your suit will sit and feel but one does not trump the other.Wool is the most versatile fabric that you can get in terms of breathability, look and feel. Polyester suits may look nicer but will...