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5 reasons why you should choose “Ready Made Formal Wear”

Men often get stumped by the choices – readymade or tailor made – when it comes to formal wear. While the people who swear by tailor-made clothes will always have something against them, we’re here to break the myths and the reputation surrounding readymade clothes.

So here are 5 reasons why Ready Made Formal wear is definitely an option to consider!

1) Wide Variety of Designs
Choosing the right make of fabric and design can be a daunting task when selecting fabrics for formal wear. This trouble is more or less avoided when one opts for readymade outfits since they are updated with every season, keeping in mind current fashion trends. Age old patterns like checkered, pinstripes for shirts are always re-invented and given a contemporary look. So all you have to do is choose a style that suits your taste!

2) Made for Everyone.
Manufacturers have realised the importance of customizing for the masses, and for this, they have introduced various fits in shirts, trousers and other items of clothing. Shirts are now available in styles such as Slim Fit and Regular Fit and are comfortable and accentuate your body type in the most subtle way possible.

3) Lower Wait Times – Perfect for those in a hurry
While nothing can come close to bespoke suits that are crafted to meet each and every minute detail specified by you, you will often come across moments in life when you require something very fast. The long process of getting yourself a custom-made suit just won’t cut it for you. Then what?! Cancel Events? NO! A readymade suit with minor alterations can do the trick!

4) Know exactly what you’re getting
While for a lot of men, the wait might not be a huge deal, fair enough! But let’s not forget about the fact that, there will always be a level of uncertainty of how the clothes will turn out to be after they are stitched. While a lot of people may have trusted tailors that they have known for years, some may move cities or localities and end up hunting for a tailor that suits them again. If you find yourself in a situation like this, walk into one of our Siyaram’s Store and experience our Tailor Fit services for clothes with an exemplary fit.
If time is the enemy, opt for something off the rack. With readymade clothes, one knows what exactly he is getting and there is always someone at the store who will give you an opinion about the choice you are making.

5) Economical
Last but not the least, contrary to popular belief, readymade clothes are not more expensive than bespoke wear. If nothing, it is usually cheaper or at par with your tailor-made formal outfits. Investing in yourself is one of the most important things and, spending your hard earned money wisely is of utmost importance.
So these were a few reasons to prefer readymade formal wear over a custom stitched one. However, at the same time we need to understand that readymade clothing also cannot be trusted blindly, hence, it is really important to understand the fabrics of the brand you are making your purchase from.
With Siyaram’s you can get the best of both worlds with the readymade clothing we offer, so you can be sure of receiving the best quality of fabrics, and a bang for your buck! Be sure to check out our range of readymade clothing from J.Hampstead and Oxemberg along with those from our fashion partners Cadini. We have something for everyone.
So where do your preferences lie? Tailor-made or readymade clothes. Let us know on our Facebook page!

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Smart formal wear ideas for each day of the week | Siyaram blog

Very rarely will you come across men who work in offices that do not require them to follow a dress code. For the rest of us, looking fresh and at your stylish best is another challenge altogether. Expanding your style can be tough, and with various options to choose from, picking the right formal wear that is also suitable for the Indian weather can be even harder to master. Let our guide show you the way.

Monday formals for men

Monday

Starting the week off on a good note is very important as it sets the tone for the rest of the week. So let your clothes do the talking for you as you begin the week. Start the week off by opting for bright colours to reflect your mood. Brighter shades of blue or turquoise are good options to start off on a good note. Blue is a cool and calming colour that shows creativity and intelligence. It symbolizes loyalty, strength, wisdom and trust. It is also known to have a calming effect on the psyche.

Tuesday

Tuesday formals for men

Gingham prints are back in style and are widely preferred as a choice for formal wear. They are universally recognised and if paired correctly, can give your outfit a sophisticated look.
A classic red and white Gingham style shirt will accentuate your style. The colour Red is said to represent physical energy, passion, and desire. It symbolizes action, confidence, and courage.

Wednesday formals for men

Wednesday

One of the biggest advantages of being alive in the 21st century is the plethora of pattern options men have to choose from. So why let our formal wear take a backseat with the same old prints and patterns? Striped shirts with different colours can help add to your mood and life. Opting for a blue striped shirt that will ensure that you tackle the midweek blues coolly. Blue is often associated with intelligence, stability, unity, and conservatism. Let your clothes do the talking for your personality.

Thursday

Thursday formals for men

If you think the weekly stress is getting to you and want to feel calm and at peace, opt for a white striped shirt with blue trousers. When paired with brown brogues, this timeless combination will help keep the heat and humidity at bay.  White is said to be a colour of protection and encouragement, offering a sense of peace and calm, comfort and hope, helping alleviate emotional upsets.

Friday formals for men

Friday

Long gone are the days when formal wear meant sticking to dull and boring colours. Opt for a shirt made of a light shade of pink. A little known fact is that pink was originally a colour for men, women gravitated towards it later. As a 21st century man feel free to wear whatever colour you think suits your mood. So don’t be afraid to break the myth and pull of the look with confidence by pairing your shirt with Khaki Trousers. Pink is said to have a calming effect on our emotional energies and can relieve feelings of anger, aggression and neglect.

Saturday

Saturday formals for men

If you’re looking to make a statement and stand outside the crowd then, this is your moment to shine. Opt for a light grey printed shirt with a maroon bowtie to give you a classy vintage look. This outfit can easily be worn to social events that might take place at the end of the day. The colour gray is said to signify conventionalism, dependability and practicality. It is a colour of maturity and responsibility.

Sunday formals for men

Sunday

As the weekend comes to a close, attending social events and outings with the loved ones is important, so looking your best after a tiring week can be daunting to say the least. A black shirt paired with a grey trousers will give you a crisp and classy look. The colour black is said to represent strength, seriousness, power, and authority. Black is a formal, elegant, and prestigious colour. It exudes authority and power. Dressing up in black will ensure you end the week on a powerful note.

So the next time you pick a formal shirt, make sure that you put a little more thought you are since your clothes speak a lot about you. A good shirt will not only make you look stylish it will also add elegance to your final look. Pairing your formal shirts with the right trousers and shoes is equally important. For an in depth guide to the various types of shoes, check out our last blog.
Let us know on our facebook page how what do you think and how would you style your outfits.

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Style tips for the quintessential shirt and pant combination

Fashion for men over the years has exploded drastically over the past 70 years. There’s a lot to keep up with honestly. But merely keeping up isn’t enough. You have to know to pull it off as well. Some trends are classic and have stood the test of time, some are staples and they are evergreen combinations you can never go wrong with while others change just like the weather. It’s also not convenient always having your better half or a preferred woman companion tagging along when you’re out shopping. However, a few key rules can make it easy!

To avoid the confusion, we’re making it easier for you! Here are some tips about combinations for you to select and the types of looks you should put together to look your ultimate best!
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Formal wear tips to look dapper this Autumn

The monsoon is over, and soon Autumn will be upon us. Autumn is that time of the year, when the leaves start turning and various shades of orange descend upon us. To pay homage to the season and the colour change, your appearance must change too, to include the evolution of nature. One way to ensure this is to update your formal wear, your wardrobe and everything that goes along with it, such as shoes and accessories.

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Redefine your formal shirt collection with patterns

For every  gentleman’s closet, a true wardrobe staple is the shirt! From the Gingham check shirts of the 1960s, to the plain coloured Oxford shirts in the 1980s, shirts have played their role in pretty much every look that became a popular trend, throughout fashion’s past. The correct shirt selection adds character and individuality to any utilitarian office outfit. Therefore, be careful while choosing your formal shirts to refresh your work attire.

Here’s a guide for you to distinguish between various checkered and striped shirts to revamp your formal collection.
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Men’s Style Guide – Essential Accessories for Suits | Siyarams

A suit is one of the fundamental staples in a man’s wardrobe. However, while choosing a suit, you should go for one that suits your body shape and is versatile enough to be worn on different occasions (you can get your suit custom-made at your nearest Siyaram’s shop).

Besides the look and cut of the suit, what determines your look also has to do with the kind of accessories that you wear with it. For a classic yet elegant look, we recommend you to keep accessories minimal as little things can make a bigger statement. Read on to know the essential accessories for suits.

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Power of Positive Dressing: How it impacts the mood

Worked late last night? Or have you been feeling a bit under the weather? Maybe you just don’t feel like getting out of that cozy bed of yours and heading to work? You may not be in the mood to work, but such reasons are quite juvenile to take a sick day (save those for when you actually need them). Since you’re going to have to dress to go to work, one of the best ways to get back in the groove is to dress well. Continue reading

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Men’s guide to tailor-made suit style | Siyaram Blog

We love bespoke suits to no extent, and every man wants that one suit which brings out the best in him and sets him apart from the rest. One that can be worn on special occasions or business meetings and will always make heads turn. This reason alone is enough to include a few tailor-made suits in your wardrobe.

A ludicrous fact is that most men who shop for suits end up visiting high-end boutiques and purchase them because of the brand name rather than the quality. Even then, that suit may rarely fit you well. Instead, for those special occasions when something off-the-rack will not do, invest in a tailor-made suit that fits you well.

Classic Stylish Suits

Classic Stylish Suits to suit your style

Let’s make this task easy for you. Follow these simple steps to get your hands on the best piece.

Step 1: Find a Reliable Tailor
Wondering where to find such a tailor? Don’t worry. They can be easily sought in stores where you buy your suit material. For e.g. most Siyaram’s Shops have the Tailor Fit Service where you can get a high-end bespoke suit. If this doesn’t work out, then turn to friends, family and colleagues. Ask around a bit, gather information and pick out the best.

Step 2: Select your Fabric
Right after you’ve found yourself a reliable tailor, the next step is getting fabric. Buy a fabric of your choice. Be sure of your choice. You might want to take a second opinion before the final purchase and the last opinion should be of the tailor. Ensure that you buy enough fabric, and don’t compromise on the quality.

Step 3: Talk to the Tailor
Your tailor will take all the required measurements. Even though the tailor has created numerous suits, it is important to maintain an open communication with him at all phases of your suit’s fabrication. Ask questions, give feedback. In short, be clear about how the final piece will look so that you don’t end up being disappointed. Mention even the tiniest of details like how would you want your suit to fall on your shoulders, waist, shoes, etc.

Step 4: Decide on the Style

How should the suit appear? Should it be two-buttoned or three-buttoned? These little confusions are typical. Gather information about ongoing trends. Search magazines and find what designs are trendy and stylish. Maybe even cut out a magazine image. In case you don’t really follow fashion trends, go for a classic suit. Discuss your requirements with the tailor. A tailor can also tell you what best complements your body type and flatters your size.

Step 5: Customize it

Tailored suits offer great scope for adding personal touches to make your suit look genuine and unique. Discuss these with the tailor to make your suit even more appropriate.

Step 6: Ultimate fitting

The suit is ready now. Meticulously check every minute detail. Don’t be reluctant about asking for little adjustments. Remember, YOU are paying for the suit. Ensure everything fits you in the desired way. The tailor will personally observe each and every bit of the suit to make sure it fits you perfectly, but you should do your bit to be on the safe side. If you are not content with the appearance, you might want the tailor to reconsider some bits. Take along a fashion forward friend that knows about suits to avoid tunnel vision during the various fittings.

Tailored-made Suits

Tailored-made Suits for every formal occasion

And there you have it, the essence of tailored suits- its uniqueness. You wouldn’t need to have it altered several times before it fits you perfectly. All these little perks definitely override buying a popular brand name.

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Shirting fabric – Options to consider this summer | Siyaram Blog

Though the summer is slowly coming to an end, the irony is that it’s still getting hotter day by day. We might get the gift of the first shower in a few days, but we all know that summer is still going to stick around for a bit.

Now as we mentioned in our previous post, the key to summer dressing is light fabrics and cool colours. Summers give us an opportunity to get creative and wear comfortable yet fashionable clothes! So, it is essential to know the most suited fabrics for this hot season to ensure style and comfort at the same time. Let’s get started on the list for fabric options to survive these last days of summer.

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Gentlemen’s guide to Formal wear for this summer | Siyaram Blog

At present, it is hot and the upsetting part is that it is only going to get hotter from here. Living in India, most people are used to hot weather all year through. But when the scourging days of May arrive, surviving gets a whole lot tougher, especially when people have to travel to office in formal clothing.

We know for a fact that it isn’t easy to face the heat in those shirts and trousers, worse even guys who have to wear jackets to work. So now, how does a gentleman manage to dress for work during this hot summer? Don’t worry, as we’ll be presenting a few dressing tips to remain cool during summer, while staying presentable in formal clothing. Continue reading

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