A Collected Style Interview:Robin McGowan
Robin McGowan, Co-Founder of InStitchu, providing custom, tailored menswear to the modern gentleman. InStitchu allows you to create custom, tailor made garments online. Select from pre-existing garments, or design one from scratch. I’m pleased to offer a 15% Off discount code for the readers of A Collected Gentleman. Readers can enter the following code at checkout; acg12
What’s your definition of Style?
The perfect fitting suit with subtle personal touches.
What inspired your Brand?
Cigars and Whiskey
The do’s and don’t’s of Style/Fashion?
Don’t try and overdo it. Find inspiration and combine it with your own interpretation.
How does your Brand stand out from others?
We at InStitchu allow men to design their own tailor made suits and shirts online. All our garments are custom made to our customers specification. We believe that every man should be able to create their dream garment and offer them the opportunity to do this through our unique suit and shirt builders.
What’s one thing you would take out of Fashion World and one thing you would add?
Tips for men who are looking to get into wearing suits?
Get your ‘must have’ suits into your wardrobe first; charcoal, navy and grey. Then look at expanding your collection and experimenting with different patterns and colours. A good fitting suit is a symbol of quality and sophistication. It will give you a level of confidence few other clothing items can and will get you noticed, both at work and when you’re out. Every man must discover the power of the perfect fit.
What’s going to be big this Summer/Fall season?
Linen suits & shirts, casual blazers, accessories.
What’s your dream job?
I’m doing it.
All time favorite item can be a shirt,shoes etc?
My blue cotton InStitchu Jacket. 1/3 inner lining, patch pockets, thin notch lapel with white buttonhole stitching.
Who’s your style icon and why?
Renato Plutino. Endless class. Style knows no age.