The Elmhurst Fit
All About Our Elmhurst Fit
Through many years of selling classic menswear we have used our substantial knowledge to create what is now our first fit called the "Elmhurst". The Elmhurst name was derived from a neighborhood in Queens, New York where the founder grew up. The fit was inspired by our love of the natural shoulder Neapolitan tailoring and Suitsupply's classic Havana Fit suiting. In the name of sustainability and our commitment to offering the best value, we prioritize past collection fabrics over current collection fabrics when producing our items.
All of our our suits and blazers are SLIM FIT with a "Drop 6"
We offer separates upon request as a Special Order
A comprehensive size chart is in production.
Working Buttonholes also known as Surgeons Cuffs are a feature of EVERY Suit
From day one, we've designed our pants with proper fit, comfort and adjustability in mind.
Our Pants come in THREE configurations
Flat Front with Belt Loops
High Rise Single Pleated
High Rise Flat Front
We only use Italian Made Fabrics in our Elmhurst suits. When you see "Made in Italy" associated with suit fabrics or garments, it often signifies a commitment to craftsmanship, attention to detail, and the use of premium materials. Italian fabrics are highly regarded in the fashion industry, and many renowned designers and tailors source their materials from Italian mills.
Here are a list of some the fabrics regularly used when making our suits.
Vitale Barberis Canonico:
- Located in Biella, Vitale Barberis Canonico is one of the oldest fabric mills in Italy, dating back to 1663.
- Known for producing a wide range of high-quality wool fabrics for suits.
- Offers a variety of weights and weaves, and their fabrics are often used by prestigious tailors and fashion houses.
- Renowned for luxury textiles, Loro Piana is an Italian brand with a focus on premium cashmere, wool, and vicuña fabrics.
- Known for sourcing the finest raw materials globally and employing meticulous craftsmanship.
- Ermenegildo Zegna is an Italian luxury fashion house that also produces fabrics under the Zegna Cloth brand.
- Zegna fabrics are often associated with fine wools and innovative blends.
- Cerruti is an Italian textile and fashion house known for its high-quality fabrics.
- Offers a range of fabrics, including wool and wool-blend options for suits.
- Draper's is another well-established fabric mill located in Biella, Italy.
- Produces a variety of fabrics, including fine wools suitable for suits.
- Located in Biella, Reda is known for producing high-quality wool fabrics.
- Emphasizes sustainability and is known for its commitment to eco-friendly practices.
Other notable mentions include E.Thomas, Angelico, Ferla, Piacenza, Carlo Barbera and others.
Our suits can be made from a variety of fabrics, and the choice of fabric plays a crucial role in determining the overall look, feel, and appropriateness of the suit for different occasions and seasons. Here are some common suit fabrics:
- Super Number Rating: Wool is the most traditional and versatile fabric for suits. Its quality is often indicated by a Super number, with higher numbers representing finer and softer wool.
- All-Season Suiting: Wool suits are suitable for all seasons, as the fabric has natural breathability and insulation properties.
- Tropical Wool: Lighter-weight wools, such as tropical wool, are ideal for warmer climates.
- Breathable: Cotton suits are breathable and comfortable, making them suitable for warmer weather.
- Casual Appeal: Cotton suits have a more casual look compared to wool, making them appropriate for less formal occasions.
- Lightweight: Linen is a lightweight and breathable fabric, making it ideal for hot weather.
- Casual Look: Linen suits are known for their relaxed and casual appearance, and they often have a characteristic wrinkled texture.
- Luxurious: Silk suits are luxurious and have a smooth, lustrous appearance.
- Formal Occasions: Silk suits are often chosen for formal events or black-tie occasions.
- Textured and Heavy: Tweed is a heavyweight, woolen fabric with a distinctive texture. It's often associated with colder weather and casual wear.
- Country Style: Tweed suits are popular in more rustic or country-inspired styles.
- Soft and Warm: Cashmere wool is known for its softness and warmth.
- Luxury Option: Cashmere suits are considered luxurious but may require more care.
- Smooth and Lustrous: Mohair is a silk-like fabric with a distinctive luster.
- Wrinkle-Resistant: Mohair suits are known for their wrinkle-resistant properties.
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