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HAND TAILORED IN THE USA BY MASTER CRAFTSMEN

Investing in a bespoke wardrobe is a decision to invest in quality. At Oliver & Rowan, we exclusively rely on American Master Craftsmen to create our garments by hand.

Compare the benefits of our “Made by Hand in the USA” approach to the outsourced model that most other custom clothiers utilize:

Made by Hand in the USA (Oliver & Rowan) Offshore (The Other Guys)
The Bespoke Difference

Made by Hand in the USA

Bespoke clothing is built from scratch for you. From first measurement to finished creation, the garment is crafted to your exact measurements.

Offshore

More accurately described as “made-to-measure”, most custom clothiers rely on patterns that are adjusted for your requirements but not designed exclusively for your unique attributes and measurements.

The Construction Difference

Made by Hand in the USA

A bespoke suit is made by hand, while made-to-measure suits utilize machines. Oliver & Rowan collars, shoulder linings, sleeves and coat bottoms are built by hand to ensure a perfect fit and drape. A handmade suit requires 50-60 man-hours over eight to ten weeks to construct properly.

Offshore

Machine-made suits utilize glue and other adhesives. The result is suits that do not drape properly and that can also pucker. Fused suits are not as sturdy and do not offer the movement and comfort of a handmade garment. Machine-made garments can be made in two weeks.

The Fabric Difference

Made by Hand in the USA

We hand-select our fabrics from the most respected mills in the world. Unlike many of our competitors who carry fabrics from 20-30 mills, Oliver & Rowan exclusively carries from a select few mills. This purposeful exclusivity fosters deep and lasting relationships allowing us to deliver ultra-premium fabrics at a competitive price.

Offshore

Knock-off fabrics are an unfortunate reality. Many companies that rely on outsourced tailors source their fabrics from offshore fabric shops. Certain shops imitate respected mills by producing lower quality fabrics in China. Many US customers are not aware of this practice.

The Tailor Shop Difference

Made by Hand in the USA

All our tailoring work is done in the USA by master craftsmen. Our tailors are immediately accessible for questions and special instructions regarding your order. We are actively engaged with our tailors on a daily basis.

Offshore

Offshore tailoring is often farmed out to third-party factories. While many US clothiers claim to own their tailor shops, this is an untrue statement.

The Location Difference

Made by Hand in the USA

Distance? There is no distance. Our daily interaction with our tailors ensures consistency and reliability in the careful creation of your bespoke pieces.

Offshore

It is difficult to manage the quality control process from another country several time zones away. This distance produces miscommunication, more mistakes and long shipping times resulting in delays and damage to your garments.

The Daily Deal Difference

Made by Hand in the USA

Oliver & Rowan maintains an exclusive and limited client base to ensure we provide world-class customer service to each of our clients. Creating a bespoke wardrobe requires, and deserves, nothing less.

Offshore

Groupon. Gilt City. YouSwoop. Daily deals may work for manicures and massages, but not bespoke clothing. A company that relies on sourcing new clients via daily deals is a company that is not retaining customers, likely due to lower quality garments and poor service levels.