Tux Month is here again

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To get you ready for formal events this fall and winter, we present a special offer for our current clientele during October only.

With your next tuxedo purchase, we will include a complimentary dress shirt, bowtie and linen pocket square.

Available in shawl collar, peak lapel or even double-breasted styles. We will use your pattern on file and your fit specialist will call or meet with you to go over any details.

This deal is not applicable to previous purchases and ends October 31, 2019.



Want to try something different? Take a look at our FW 2019 lookbook for formalwear inspiration below.

Handmade Bespoke Shirts: Now Available in Chicago

Exclusive to Chicago studio, our new entirely handmade bespoke shirts

Exclusive to Chicago studio, our new entirely handmade bespoke shirts

Often the term “handmade” can mean fabric is guided by hand and sewn by machine. But in the case of our new luxury dress shirts, “handmade” means “sewn by hand” at each and every step of the way. 

Hall Madden Chicago is excited to offer these to our clients for the first time ever. 

The fabric is cut one at a time by hand. Pattern matching is done by hand. The collar, hems, seams, pick stitching, button attachment and even buttonholes are done by hand. Monograms? By hand, too. 

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The armhole, where the shirt receives the most stress, is double stitched. First, by hand to gather the fabric and set it properly, then by machine to reinforce it. Extra attention is also given to pressing and ironing the shirt at each stage of sewing rather than at the end. It takes more time, however, it benefits the construction process greatly. 

The immediate benefits of a hand-sewn and hand-pressed shirt might not be apparent to most at first glance, but when you examine closer and wear one it feels different. First, you’ll notice the seams feel softer to the touch. The lines are cleaner and patterns on the fabric line up perfectly. 

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Each shirt takes approximately 35 hours to produce. A single buttonhole alone can take up to 45 minutes, featuring a 100 individual stitches. Compared side-by-side with a machined shirt, the difference is clearly visible. 

Naturally, we’re using only our best fabrics with this new line of bespoke dress shirts. We’ve sourced Thomas Mason, Canclini, Alumno and Albini fabrics from Italy to match the high precision craftsmanship of these hand-sewn shirts. 

We invite you to try them for yourself at your next visit to our Chicago Loop studio.

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Portland Client in Custom Tuxedo and Tuxedo Shirt

Shirt Box 4 2019

CHARCOAL-MIDNIGHT GUNCHECK  This soft flannel shirt moves away from your typical plaids and into a colorway that’s more contemporary. We stick to the shirt’s traditional casual roots with a chest pocket, button down collar and raised placket. We’ve added horn buttons, too. We think it’s a natural with dark denim and especially cool with black jeans or under a leather jacket.  BLACK CHERRY NAILHEAD FLANNEL  The brushed cotton yarns will feel soft to your skin as you wear this shirt in this unique color that’s somewhere between maroon and brick. Easily pairs with chinos, but give it a shot under a navy jacket or grey suit, too. No necktie necessary, but consider a black silk knit if you do.  NAVY MICRO DOT  With it’s tonal buttons and spread collar, this shirt looks best with monochromatic looks against other blues. Wear it under a cardigan sweater, navy suit or your favorite piece of outerwear.

CHARCOAL-MIDNIGHT GUNCHECK

This soft flannel shirt moves away from your typical plaids and into a colorway that’s more contemporary. We stick to the shirt’s traditional casual roots with a chest pocket, button down collar and raised placket. We’ve added horn buttons, too. We think it’s a natural with dark denim and especially cool with black jeans or under a leather jacket.

BLACK CHERRY NAILHEAD FLANNEL

The brushed cotton yarns will feel soft to your skin as you wear this shirt in this unique color that’s somewhere between maroon and brick. Easily pairs with chinos, but give it a shot under a navy jacket or grey suit, too. No necktie necessary, but consider a black silk knit if you do.

NAVY MICRO DOT

With it’s tonal buttons and spread collar, this shirt looks best with monochromatic looks against other blues. Wear it under a cardigan sweater, navy suit or your favorite piece of outerwear.

Loro Piana's Proposte Giache & Abiti Fall Winter 19

Loro Piana’s bi-annual collection of Jacket and Suit proposals features cloths made from Wool, Cashmere and Silk. Always a very popular collection amongst our clients.

Jackets (Giache)

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Suits (Abiti)

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San Francisco Client Albert K. in Light Blue Herringbone Solbiati Linen

Casual trousers from Brezza: Cotton, linen and denim

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We’ve taken the perfect fit of your dress trousers and now added an incredible selection of stretch cotton chinos, summer linens and dark denim. Available individually, as special packages (see pricing below) or mix and match one of each for 4/$1300. All fabrics milled in Italy by Hesworth for their casual BREZZA collection.


Stretch Cotton Chinos

Our most exciting offering. Long-staple fiber cotton blended with 3% elastane for stretch — and helps the chino not “bag” at the knees and seat. Classic tones of tan and blues alongside some non-traditional colors. Upgrade your everyday pant with the perfect fit and Italian-milled fabric.

1 for $350
4 for $1000


Cotton-Cashmere Premium Chinos

Treat yourself to the softest pair of chinos possible. Cashmere yarns give a brushed finish and luxurious hand feel. We also recommend this fabric for a full suit as it’s not as stiff as traditional chino fabric.

1 for $500
4 for $1500


Linen

Available in melange and plain weaves. Makes perfect airy trousers for humid summer days. Also, a great option for suits and blazers, too.

1 for $450
4 for $1300


Dark Denim

For those looking for a perfect fitting pair of jeans in a dark tone, this stretch denim is available in several shades of blue, black and even with a red undertone.

1 for $500
4 for $1500

LA Client Jeff P. in Bespoke Loro Piana Green Smoking Jacket and Black Trouser

Los Angeles client Jeff P. wanted a bespoke tuxedo smoking jacket cut with a dark green cloth for his wedding. After carefully selecting cloth from Loro Piana’s Uniti collection, Jeff wanted a unique design by matching the shawl collar with a double-breasted front closure.

Photography by Sheldon Butler


Unique Design Specs

6X2 Double breasted with two button fasten front closure

6X2 Double breasted with two button fasten front closure

Hall Madden Wide Shawl Lapel

Hall Madden Wide Shawl Lapel