A few months ago I got in touch with Il Gergo and they were kind enough to send me a pair of their shoes for review. Il Gergo is a small factory based in Italy and they have 50 years of experience. Not only do they have their own lines of shoes, but they also make shoes for other companies like Church and Jeffery West. This review will focus specifically on a pair of Il Gergo Palazzo’s. (more…)
Knot Standard is an online menswear company, specializing in custom suits and shirts. They offer a wide variety of different products ranging from the custom suits, blazers and shirts to pocket squares, ties, scarves and more. (more…)
Have you ever considered purchasing a made-to-measure shirt and/or suit from an e-commerce company? I am proud to say that InStitchu is a great option! Check out my previous shirt review and my suit review below for more details! InStitchu is an Australian based company offering tailor-made suits and shirts from the comfort of your home. You input the measurements, request the type of fabric and design features and then they do the rest for you. (more…)
ShopTies.com recently reached out to me and offered to send over a few ties for review. After checking out their site and company, I happily obliged and picked out two ties from their collection. ShopTies.com offers many products, ranging from blazers and overcoats, to ties and pocket squares. The products are from great brands such as, Andrew’s Ties, Palenzo and Dandy Pocket (check out my previous review of some Dandy Pocket products here!). The ties that I received can be review below (more…)
Robert Owen is a company that has been established this previous year (2013) and offers and assortment of undershirts. They were kind enough to send me one for review and you can see my thoughts on it below. (more…)
After taking a hiatus from posts through the holiday and new year season, I felt that this next one would be a fitting return to figuratively ‘walk’ back into the office with. Paul Evans is a New York City shoe company, that is cutting out the middleman and offering your quality shoes at a great price. I have been in touch with Evan Fript, Co-Founder and CEO of Paul Evans, and he has been kind enough to take some time and answer some crucial questions about Paul Evans and the shoe business in general. Check them out! (more…)
About a week ago, Augustus Hare posted a video on how to tie a bow tie… only thing is that it is a much more unique and creative video on how to complete the task at had. Check it out!
I have been in touch with Aleksander Lund, CEO of Suitopia, to conduct a full review of a suit from them. Suitopia recently released a new suit designer and they offer approximately 175 fabrics online. You can customize your product in many ways, to get exactly what you are looking for. This process has been a great experience and I hope you enjoy reading my thoughts below! (more…)
Pediwear was kind enough to send over a pair of shoes from their Paragon Collection for a review here at Made to Review. Pediwear is a UK based menswear company that offers their own lines of shoes as well as other companies, such as Loake and Trickers. In addition to the footwear, they also offer many other accessories, such as gloves, cufflinks and hats. Their Paragon collection is a set of handmade, goodyear welted shoes. Check out my thoughts on the pair they sent me. (more…)
I have been in touch with the Co-Founder and CEO of Mizzen+Main, Kevin Lavelle and it has been great to work with him on setting up a review. Mizzen+Main is a fashion company based out of Dallas, Texas and Columbus, Ohio. They offer moisture wicking dress shirts. Check out Mizzen+Main’s fascinating story and purpose for more information about Mizzen+Main. These shirts are a very unique concept and many people have either never heard of it or think it is too weird to work. Well, I have received a green gingham shirt from Mizzen+Main and will be giving you my thoughts. (more…)
A while back I got in touch with Herring Shoes and was offered a pair of Herring Ferndown shoes, part of the Herring Classic Collection. All of the shoes in this line are goodyear welted and they range in price from £165 to £225. (more…)
A few months ago, I contacted Kirby Allison’s Hanger Project and received a reply from none other than Kirby. He was happy to send me some sample products to review on my site. The items that were sent included several different types of hangers and some shoe care products! Read on to learn more about Kirby Allison’s Hanger Project and the items I reviewed. (more…)
Knot Standard is offering a pretty awesome promotion through Wednesday for Columbus Day!
As you may already be aware, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and this year ShaveMOB is doing it’s part to help out all the patients of breast cancer. For every women’s razor sale in the month of October, ShaveMOB will be donating twenty-five cents to the Rocky Mountain Cancer Assistance (RMCA), a non-profit organization that offers assistance to cancer survivors and patients.
Per their current Facebook post and an email I received a few hours ago, Mantorii is up and running again. The online custom men’s dress shoes company started business up again this morning after a three-month hiatus. They offer men’s shoes starting at $299, a heck of a deal for custom! They also have some great accessories including wallets and laptop sleeves. In the email they mentioned that they have teamed up with online menswear company, InStitchu, so we can only hope that brings great things down the road! Head over to their site and start ordering great custom shoes and accessories again! (more…)
As you may know, I have recently been in touch with Milk Shirts to review some of their white dress shirts that they provide. You can read my initial review of their site here. Since then I have received the three shirts that I talk about in that article and below you will find my entire review on the shirts. (more…)
Recently I was contacted by staff at ShaveMOB and offered the opportunity to review a two month supply of their men’s blades. ShaveMOB is based out of Denver, CO where I am also located. It’s always great to get to know local businesses! They sent me a four-pack of their Caveman (6 blade razor) with trimmer and a handle. Below you will find my thoughts on how sharp these blades are and how clean of a shave they offer! (more…)
As you may remember, I did a site review of Lewis & Taylor Shirt Makers a while back. I received the shirt in a timely manner, back in July. After some minor issues (detailed below), I was finally able to wear and review the shirt. I am pleased to report that I am happy with the shirt and impressed with Lewis & Taylor’s customer service. My full review is after the break! (more…)
About a month ago I reached out to Completely Royal. Founded in 2012, Completely Royal is a men’s clothing and accessories company that currently offers leather belts. Little did I realize that these belts were of a very unique nature. The next day i received a reply from Zack Chapple, Founder of Completely Royal. We had a friendly conversation about our companies and the idea of me completing this review. As I awaited the arrival of the product I read through their entire website and noticed that on the Philosophy page it stated how the company wanted to be very innovative and create products that make life more convenient. My thoughts on this went something like, “That’s great that they want to be innovative, but c’mon… belts? Please.” I am here to tell you today that I was completely wrong. Not only was I wrong, but I am in such disbelief at how great these belts work that I am still trying to understand why all belts aren’t like this. Read on to learn more about these belts and here my thoughts on them! (more…)