Made to the client’s exact requirements, Kilgour bespoke suits are crafted by hand, on Savile Row, with the entire process overseen by one tailor.
A full set of forty measures are taken during the first consultation to ascertain shape, posture, balance and proportion. A paper pattern is then drafted, unique to the customer. For the first fitting the suit is taken to a baste, with an unlined jacket to demonstrate and refine the shape and style.
The second fitting moves to a forward where the emphasis is on perfecting the comfort of the fit. Followed by a final fitting, a finish.
The Kilgour suit remains timeless. A contemporary English silhouette with a structured neat shoulder and shaping through the chest and waist designed to elongate the body to create an athletic shape. In essence a suit worn by style icons through the years, from Cary Grant to Bond himself, Daniel Craig.
A bespoke suit is the equivalent of Haute Couture from a Milanese or Parisian salon. The process takes approximately eight weeks, a minimum of 120 hours handwork and over four thousand stitches just to secure the floating chest piece.