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The Journal – Formalwear and Made to Measure

Guidance, testimonials and expertise

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    Formal Wear

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    Awards SBS Journal Entry Social :

    Best Groomswear in The UK Wedding Awards 2017

    Stephen Bishop Suiting has been shortlisted for the best Groomswear in The UK Wedding Awards 2017.   “From ready-to-wear retailers to bespoke-tailoring specialists, these brands help make the groom stand proud in his gentleman attire on his big day.” Vote for us by clicking the image below: Public vote closes 9th February. Win or lose, […]

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    Rewarding Suit Hire – AWARDS 2014

    Setting a new a standard of Suit Hire and Made to Measure suiting aimed specifically at a groom and his groomsmen, we at Stephen Bishop Suiting are delighted to be in the frame for Best Groomswear 2014 at arguably the wedding industries most prestigious awards, The Bridal Buyer Awards 2014. http://www.bridalbuyer.com/bridal-buyer-awards-finalists-unveiled/7004416.article   Win or lose, […]

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    Wedding Community – Ask The Expert Column June 14

    Black, Grey, Brown or Blue? Suit Hire or Bespoke Tailoring Well this is a very leading question. The suit colour is often determined by your features as opposed to the actual idea that you may have had having seen an advert or that perfect suit at a friend’s wedding. What I mean by this is […]

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    Made To Measure By Stephen Bishop

    So another delivery of a rather unique “Made to Measure” suit by the team here at “Stephen Bishop Suiting”. The spec’ was to exude “summer”, “different” and of course to fit. Here is a sneak preview. We thought that we would let the groom off the hook this time as he promises to send us […]

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    Stephen Bishop Latest Award

    “Stephen Bishop Suiting” are proud to announce their nomination at the 2014 “Bridal Buyer” awards 2014. This awards ceremony truly is the “big one” so simply being nominated is a real honour. Read on….   Why Were We Nominated? Stephen Bishop himself is one of the most experienced “Formal Wear” Specialists in the UK. Having […]

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    Our Victorian Love Styled Shoot Showing “Traditional Formal Attire”

    Having taken part in many a photoshoot we are delighted to share our Victorian Theme with you. Included in this shoot was our “lightweight” Navy Wool Silk Morning Suits” or Tails as they are commonly called. As you can see even our most slim fitting suit can click right into that traditional wedding look. For […]

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    SBS Journal Entry Testimonials :

    Angus Darroch-Warren

      Photography by http://annesophiemaestracci.com/ Dear Stephen, Just a quick note to thank you and your team for the great service you have provided when making the waistcoats for our wedding in Thailand. They looked great and there were lots of comments on how smart (“pretty”?) the Boys looked. We had a fabulous time and I have […]

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    Rachel & Sam Dixon

    Another Suit Hire testimonial. “The most amazing part of your service was that you made the suit fitting a special occasion for the grooms party with beers and food which is always overlooked at any other suit hire.” www.gregkingdonphotography.co.uk Stephen Bishop Suits Say As well as a “suit hire” range that is without rival, “Stephen […]

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    Rachel & Sam Dixon

    Hi Stephen, We are so sorry for the delay in our thank you, we have been waiting for our professional photos so we could attached a couple for you.We are so thankful that we came across you for our suit hire, you hear horror stories of the suits going wrong at weddings and you made […]

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    “Suit Hire” Elliott & Chloe Perrett

    “The suits are beautiful, well cut and fit like a glove. Elliott actually said it felt the suit had been made for him.” “Stephen Bishop Suiting” says What an amazing couple. They chose Stephen Bishop Suiting specifically for the “designer” feel of the suiting. With the typical mixture of sizes required for any wedding, our […]

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    Accessories

    It really niggles me when you see a decent suit, irrespective of the style, and then you see the most awful shoe, waistcoat, or other accessories worn with it. To me this can “cheapen” even the most expensive suit, and if you have groomsmen you simply multiply or highlight this fact.   So you have […]

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    A Groomswear Catwalk for 2014

    The London, Milan, Paris and Rome catwalks do not tend to focus on formalwear at all, so a trend is difficult to see or even establish. The question I guess is, what sort of thing would I like to see on a groomswear catwalk in 2014? I would start with the models. Bouncy, gorgeous male […]

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    What is Formal Wear?

    We all have our own opinions as to what is casual, smart or indeed formal wear. My definition of formal wear is this. Formal Wear – clothing that isn’t classed as casual or “daywear” and is clothing that tries to reflect a particular event such as a wedding, dinner dance or knighthood. The definition of […]

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SBS Guide to:

Accessories

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SBS Guide to:

Shoes

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SBS Guide to:

Modern Male Grooming

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SBS Guide to:

Wedding Attire

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Awards SBS Journal Entry Social :

Best Groomswear in The UK Wedding Awards 2017

Stephen Bishop Suiting has been shortlisted for the best Groomswear in The UK Wedding Awards 2017.   “From ready-to-wear retailers to bespoke-tailoring specialists, these brands help make the groom stand proud in his gentleman attire on his big day.” Vote for us by clicking the image below: Public vote closes 9th February. Win or lose, […]

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Awards SBS Journal Entry Uncategorized :

Rewarding Suit Hire – AWARDS 2014

Setting a new a standard of Suit Hire and Made to Measure suiting aimed specifically at a groom and his groomsmen, we at Stephen Bishop Suiting are delighted to be in the frame for Best Groomswear 2014 at arguably the wedding industries most prestigious awards, The Bridal Buyer Awards 2014. http://www.bridalbuyer.com/bridal-buyer-awards-finalists-unveiled/7004416.article   Win or lose, […]

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Wedding Community – Ask The Expert Column June 14

Black, Grey, Brown or Blue? Suit Hire or Bespoke Tailoring Well this is a very leading question. The suit colour is often determined by your features as opposed to the actual idea that you may have had having seen an advert or that perfect suit at a friend’s wedding. What I mean by this is […]

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