Author(s): Bernhard Roetzel
Bernhard Roetzel, menswear expert and acclaimed author of Gentleman, take us deeper into the fascinating world of elegance and style: Bespoke Menswear explores the pursuit and achievement of perfection in clothes and celebrates the matchless skills of tailors and manufacturers. The author shares a lifetime of experience in bespoke menswear and introduces some of the most talented tailors in the business, from prestigious heritage houses with several generations of excellence behind them, to new designer-artisans, passionate about creating customized garments for stylish men. With chapters dedicated to fabrics, shapes, patterns, and a short history of bespoke tailoring, this book will guide fashion lovers and professionals at every stage, from the raw fabric to exclusive shirts, suits and coats of superlative quality. Thanks to those dedicated cloth manufacturers who have kept the traditions of bespoke menswear alive and to high-tech innovations, individual tailoring is enjoying a lasting revival."
After studying design and working as a text-writer and conceptionist with advertising agencies in Frankfurt and Hamburg, Bernhard Roetzel dedicated himself to the world of menswear, becoming one of the authoritative experts in this field. In addition to his activity as an author and editor, he also holds lectures and seminars on menswear and style.