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Bespoken For

In-person fittings from a former online-only shirtmaker

  • 22 May 2012

Meeting in-person for a consultation is almost always better than exchanging details on the Internet, regardless of what you’ve seen on To Catch a Predator.

Following that logic with custom shirts: shirtmakers Bespoken Clothiers, now offering their first-ever in-house fittings in NYC.

Bespoken's made-to-measure program began as an online-only operation offering slim-fit shirts made at the U.K.’s legendary Turnbull & Asser factory, a 125-year-old institution that’s sewn garb for everyone from Churchill to every Bond since Sean Connery.

Now, they’ve opened a cozy fitting room — exposed brick, plush leather couches, fully-stocked bar — in their showroom above Turnbull & Asser on 57th.

To make an appointment, email

Their haberdashers will pour you a drink and use a “block” shirt to get your basic fit, then nip and tuck to match your exact measurements. Bespoken offers a myriad of options of collar and cuffs, mother-of-pearl buttons, and exclusive fabrics from Thomas Mason, maker of British textiles since 1796.

Delivery takes three weeks, and there are no minimums. For 25% off in-store, tell them InsideHook sent you.

Or use promo code "insidehook25" at checkout if you’d still like to shop online and exchange details in the privacy of your own home.

The Specifics

Bespoken Clothiers

50 E. 57th St., 7th Floor
b/t Park and Madison

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