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Inspired Memories – Tim

by | Groom, Inspired Memories


Ms Chinoiserie

Groom in Forest Wedding

It’s those final moments before your soon to be wife appears and starts her walk down the aisle towards you that really gets your heart beating fast with anticipation as Tim remembers before his relaxed forest wedding to Jane.

“For me as the groom, standing there waiting for your bride to arrive, you feel the pressure. You get the slow creep of nerves and then the adrenaline fades as you wait. Then to see her appear at the head of the clearing was magical. She looked so beautiful and all my nerves just washed away. She was perfect and now that she was there, everything else was too.”

Processional at forest wedding

forest marriage ceremony

Forest wedding location

Images by Tilly Clifford

Groom Style – Richard

by | Groom, Groom Style


Ms Chinoiserie

hunter valley groom photo

A perfectly tailored three-piece suit always looks smart and is a timeless statement in style. For his Hunter Valley wedding to Amy, groom Richard “wanted to steer away from the traditional black and white”, choosing a classic navy suit with white shirt and ivory tie.

“I staying at Audrey Wilkinson Winery and got ready there; perched on top of a hill surrounded by vineyards, it was the perfect spot to relax, enjoy some wine and hang out before the big day.”

groom and groomsmen in field

groom and groomsmen

groom at hunter valley wedding

groom getting ready

groom putting on black waistcoat

hunter valley processional

Images by gm photographics

The Perfect Fit – Made To Measure Suits

by | Groom, Groom Fashion, Groom Style


Cindy Man Hun


Image via Oscar Hunt

Looking for a suit that fits you perfectly in terms of shape, colour, pattern and texture? Turn to a made to measure suits that takes into account your measurements, design preferences and fabric selections before constructing a suit with noticeable differences. There are a number of quality made to measure suit brands around Australia; down below are our favourite picks.

Black Jacket Suiting – Brisbane’s Black Jacket Suiting sets out to satisfy every one of its customers by tailoring the right fit, style and price for them. The independent men’s fashion boutique works on not only providing top customer service but also works on providing product diversity and affordability, offering over 1000 different suit fabrics ranging from $99 to $2500. Here you’ll attain a suit to suit your budget (pun intended)!

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Images via Black Jacket Suiting

Briggins – A unique and sought after mobile tailoring service accessible in both Melbourne and Sydney! You can sit back and relax, as Briggins comes to you. Arrange an appointment with Briggins, and a tailor will drive to your home or office to take your measurements and present you with an assortment of styles and materials, including the finest merino wool. Once everything’s decided, the suit will be in the making, and will be delivered to your door then working days later!


Images via Briggins

InStitchu – Online tailor-made suits and shirts brand InStitchu allows the customer to design their tailored suit or shirt from scratch or pick an existing design and modify it. The ordering process merely consists of choosing the type of fabric and style you want and supplying body specifications! And just to be extra careful, InStitchu’s tailors double-check all measurements before commencing work on orders. Perfect!

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Joe Button  – All of Joe Button’s custom suits and shirts are made from premium Australian merino wool and 100% cotton.  Sydney siders can easily book an in-store appointment with one of the informative style consultants. Clients outside Sydney can easily select their garments, sizing methods, sizing and customizations online. It’s all very simple to do, and if anyone has any queries, they can chat with a staff member using the live chat function on the site!

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Oscar Hunt – One of Melbourne and Sydney’s most well-known made to measure suit brands, Oscar Hunt, specialises in tailored suits, shirts and overcoats. Oscar Hunt takes its tailor/client relationships very seriously, from the very first fitting all the way to the perfecting of the garment to the client’s level of satisfaction. The team there get to know their clients individually and make them feel as comfortable as possible!


Images via Oscar Hunt

Suit Shop  – Running its business in both Melbourne and Sydney, clients residing in these cities can visit this boutique space in their given city, or can organise for one of the tailors to travel to their home or office. With the suits generally being around $950, it’s easy to find an affordable style that speaks to you; make it yours by opting for your favourite lapel, pocket style and cloth from the curated Italian and English cloths.



Images via Suit Shop

The Black Label Tailoring – Running in only a few Australian cities, The Black Label Tailoring aims to give customers a traditionally tailored yet modernly styled suit that harmonises with their personality. The brand holds an extensive selection of cloths and detailing options, and you can expect top craftsmanship in the piece you decide on. Style, technique, quality and experience all in one – what more could you ask for?

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Images via The Black Label Tailoring

Wil Valor – Brisbane based Wil Valor is super flexible regarding style and colour assessments, with tailor flying to meet interested clientele in other various Australian cities. Not only are the staff knowledgeable on tailor-made suits and shirts, but they’re also trustworthy advisors on colour, patterns and style coordination. They also recommend the ideal style for your body shape!



Images via Wil Valor

Remember, the aim is to find a balance between comfort and aesthetics!

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Ms Chinoiserie Says: With so many suave tailors now offering their expertise, made to measure suits ensure the perfect fit and on trend style every time!

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