FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)  

 

General

  • How do i register online?

Please click here

  • How much do your 2 piece suits start from?

Our suits start from £499 for a 2pce (Jacket & Trouser) for both men & women.

  • How much do your custom shirts start from?

Our custom shirts normally start from £100, but we have recently added a basic work range of 100% cotton starting from £75.

  • I've ordered from you before. How do I go about ordering another item?

You can either order online or book a style consultation in-studio. We keep all of our existing customers measurements & patterns archived, so its easy to simply bring out the previous pattern / measurements and either update or recut.

  • Can I design my garments online?

Yes you can, simply head to the side menu above on the (left hand side) to choose garments, design or browse cloth options. You can even save them to your very own wish list!

  • Do I need to register to design online?

No you can use the online garment design builder freely, but we recommend registering online to benefit fully from promotions & when purchasing you will need to register.  

  • Do you tailor for ladies and children?

Yes we do, as all of our garments are hand made from a unique pattern drafted from your own measurements (bespoke). So we can cut & tailor to any size or fit.

  • Do you sell gift vouchers?

Yes we do, we sell embroidered gift vouchers. Embroidered onto one of signature red pocket squares / pocket handkerchiefs. They take approx. 5- 7 days to be embroidered and dispatched. Click here

  • Do you offer discounts for repeat customers?

We have just increased the discount rate for our existing customers to 25% OFF all future orders from 20%. Use discount code: existing-client-2020

  • Do you run a loyalty points program?

Yes we do, you will need to register online via the handy online widget & for every £1 you spend you will be rewarded with 10% back in loyalty points which can be used online or in-studio.

 

Covid-19 

  • What steps have you made to make sure your premises are safe?

We have introduced protected screens, face masks and maintain a professional clean down procedure after each appointment. Please see full details here.

  • Do you offer an online service so that i don't have to attend an appointment in person?

We have also introduced a mobile measurement app in conjunction with our online garment design builder to make purchasing & designing your garments easy from the comfort of your own home.

  • Do you offer online appointments?

Yes we offer both online free style consultations & style consultations & measurements. We also offer online video/ zoom fitting appointments. Please see full details here.

 

Appointments

  • I don't know what I want, how can you help me?

Yes we can try, we offer online & studio, style consultation & measurements appointments where our style advisors will be more than happy to help with any personal design options or recommend accordingly.

  • How long do the appointments/fittings take?

Our style consultations normally take around 60 minutes & fittings around 45 minutes.

  • What is the turnaround time for a bespoke suit?

Our standard turnaround time is 8 weeks depending on cutting slot availability. We do also offer fast track options of 2 ,3 & 4 week options, these are chargeable.

  • How can I book an appointment with you?

You can either book directly online or you can simply call the team to request an appointment. Tel either +44 (0)121 368 1052 or +353(0)1 513 6665.

 

Production

  • Where are your suits made?

We have two main production units one in Nepal , Kathmandu where we have been cutting bespoke garments now for over 10 years & a second production unit in East Asia, with whom we have been working with now for over 2 years+.  

  • Are your Jackets fused or canvassed?

Our standard make up is a half horse hair canvas chest piece built into all of our Jackets. We do also offer a fully canvassed jacket option.

  • What other options do i get standard with a 2pce Suit?

All of our jackets are cut with a working cuff (that will unbutton & button up if required), standard (half horse hair canvas chest piece), a top pocket square sewn into the lining for use (pocket bag), working breast and front pockets. Inner (security pockets) one on the right hand side with two and an additional (pen pocket) cut into the left hand side of the inner Jacket. We offer coloured (under collar felt), plus a shirt stay (waistband) on all of our trousers.

  • How does the bespoke process work?

All of our garments are hand made from the individual measurements taken or submitted online, we draft and cut a unique paper pattern for each garment & client. We archive & save all of our paper patterns for future use. It typically takes around 2 days for a pattern to be drafted and around 40+ man hours for a 2pce suit to be cut.

 

 

Online

  • Can i review & browse cloth options online?

Yes you can, simply head to either the top left hand menu and select browse cloth or head to the bottom footer and select digital cloth swatches.

  • How can I find out the current update with my order?

Our online system offers status updates that frequently update you at each stage of the creation / production process. Do remember to register online for this service.

  • Can i design & purchase online?

Yes you can, via the website you can choose your cloth, design your garment & add your measurements. We have in excess of over 10000+ options to choose from. Please click here - shop online.

  • How do i add my measurements?

You can either download the smart phone app or book an online measurement with the team. You can even add your measurements online if you would prefer, just remember to send us three images of your self so that we can recheck all measurements! Click here for more details.

  • Do you offer all garments online? 

Yes we have all garment options online for both men & women. visit https://ahandtailoredsuit.com/

  • Can I choose a garment online & save it?

Yes just remember to add it to your wish list, by using the green wish list button. The wish list will pre-populate when you return to the website with your saved items within.

 

Payment

  • What is your payment options?

We offer a number of payment options to our clients both online and in-studio. Please find a full list here & if you have any questions please do reach out.

  • Do you offer payment instalments?

Yes , you can reserve a cutting slot from £100. We offer instalment plans via partially. (All orders will need to be fully paid before being internationally dispatched). For more information speak to the team.

 

Timeline

  • What is the turnaround time for a bespoke suit?

Our standard cutting time is 8 weeks, dependent on the time of the year and if we already have your pattern drafted., please check cutting slot availability.

  • Do you offer faster options?

Yes we cut approx. 40 orders per month and reserve 4x fast track cutting slots per month. dependent on house cloth & cloth availability we can offer 2 weeks, 3 weeks & 4 week options, all options are chargeable.  

  • Do you offer reductions if booking in advance?

For wedding bookings we offer a 30% reduction if booking & reserving your cutting slot in advance, this is called book early & save. the order should be more than 3+ months in advance. This enables us to spread our bespoke orders and the work involved through out the year... etc the cutting, drafting, stitching & ordering of cloth, as well as any final adjustments that might be required. This helps us keep our stitchers and pattern cutters in full time employment.

  • How much time would you recommend when ordering? 

Its best to speak to the team, if your not purchasing a fast track cutting slot. Click to review options.

 

Postage

  • Do you deliver internationally?

Yes we do. You will need to add your shipping address online when placing your order and the online system will automatically work out the shipping cost.

  • Do you offer Free shipping?

Throughout the year we may offer free shipping, dependent on the time of the year and the promotions being run.

  • Which courier service do you normally use?

We use DHL & similar postal services throughout the world.

 

Fittings

  • Where are you located?

We operate & run tailoring visits throughout Ireland & the UK as well as a full time studio(s) in both Birmingham & Dublin. Please see diary for scheduling an appointment. 

  • Do i have to pay for adjustments?

No, we offer both online & in-studio professional measurements conducted by the team. any adjustments required are covered during the fitting procedure. Please see full terms & conditions for further details.  

  • How do i get fitted if I purchase online?

We offer online fitting appointments, easily booked and arranged, just ask the team.  

  • How do I use the smart phone measurement app?

Please click here to request the link.

  •  Can my suit be altered if I change weight/body shape?

Yes all of our garments are made with inseam allowance approx. 3.5 inches / 8.89cm across the chest of a Jacket. Trouser waist approx. 2.5"/ 6.35cm, hem of trousers approx. 2.5" / 6.35cm & trouser inner seam approx. 1.5" / 3.81cm for tapering in & letting out.

  • What If I order a garment online & it doesn't fit well or i put weight on?

We have a couple of options to help you, we do offer fit guarantees, these are designed for peace of mind if ordering in advance or simply ordering online. You simply purchase a fit guarantee for the time period you require and that fit guarantee will cover any adjustments if required or a full remake of your garment if deemed necessary /required. Please click here to review details.