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How to dress well when you're overweight

For plus-size women and large men looking to find a suit or work shirt, the options are limited and often lacking in style. While there are some major retailers that advertise for larger-sized shoppers, going custom can save you the disappointment and confusion that shopping off the rack can often cause. Here at Joe Button [...]

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How to dress like Harvey Specter and Mike Ross

Now that Season 3 of Suits is well under way, we’re lucky enough to have Harvey Specter and Mike Ross grace our screens once again with their quick wit, over-the-top banter and of course, their incredible wardrobe. The series (if you’ve been living under a rock) is about a legendary Manhattan lawyer, Harvey Specter who [...]

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A Beautiful Country Wedding

Last December, we were lucky enough to dress the groomsmen at Angela & Nads’ wedding – and a magnificent wedding it was! We all know how much money goes into a wedding and a big proportion of that is often to make the bride look like a princess on her special day. But what about [...]

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Features of a Custom Tailored Suit

To an untrained eye, the differences between an off-the-rack suit and a custom made suit might not be very clear, but for those in the know, the finer details of a custom suit are actually very obvious.There’s no question that just about every man looks better in a custom suit made to fit their body [...]

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The Perfect Shirt and Tie Combo - Part II: Texture

In the first part of this series, we took you through some of the colour and pattern combinations that worked for ties and shirts. In this next part, we will go through the importance of the texture of your tie against the rest of your outfit.Most ties are either made of silk or satin. There’s [...]

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How To Buy a Good Suit: The Wool (Part 1)

There are a number of factors to look for when you're buying a suit - especially if it's for the first time. A high quality suit doesn't just mean it's made with an expensive fabric - other details like how the suit is cut, the way the buttons are sewn on, the overall fit - all [...]

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How To Pick a Suit Fabric

Choosing the right suit fabric is not as simple as picking a blue or grey fabric that feels nice (lots of fabrics can fell nice!). The rule should be that if it’s not a natural fiber, don’t wear it – but there’s more to it than that. You need to consider factors like the season, [...]

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What to wear on Valentine's Day

If you've got a Valentine's Day date coming up and you're a girl, you probably figured out what you were going to wear by the 1st of January and if you're a guy, you still have no idea by the 13th of February. Part of this is attributable to the fact that guys don't particularly [...]

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A Wedding at the Zoo!

We've been helping grooms with their custom made wedding shirts for some time now, but last Spring was the first time we dressed the groom & groomsmen in head to toe Joe Button shirts... and Joe Button suits! The lovely couple, Ivan & Jocelyn, have been friends of ours for a long time and when [...]

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Start 2013 by being a bit more knowledgeable... about shirting fabrics

The one thing that we always hear from our customers is that they like the "small check" or the "very small check" or the "fat check"... you get our point. But once in a while, a customer will surprise us and say something like, "I love an awning stripe" - at which point we will [...]

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