How Photography Can Make Your Suit Pop in Different Ways

We just received a batch of photos from our client, Jonathan. He and his beautiful wife were photographed by Boon Rodriguez who took so many amazing shots of Jonathan’s custom Duchess suit that we just had to write a post about it! Here is a little information about how textured wools can change their look depending on…
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Know Your Garments: Sports Coat vs Blazer vs Suit Jacket

Have you ever wondered what exactly constitutes the differences between tailored jackets? How do you know when to call that thing hanging in your closet a “sports jacket” or a “blazer” or a “suit jacket?” Well, wonder no more! We wrote out a brief history of each jacket, along with what kind of fabric it…
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Fresh New Content for 2016!

Photo by Nina Leen for LIFE Congratulations on making it through the first work week of 2016! Our New Year’s Resolution was to revamp our social media channels in order to better deliver all of this amazing content lurking around our office. Stay tuned for the likes of: Suit Profiles: Get better acquainted with our Duchess suit design catalog….
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Mike and Melissa are Hitched!

Cheers to the happy couple! Mike and Melissa Murawski were married on a beautiful fall day in upstate New York. Mike is looking handsome and dapper in his 3 piece Mr. Famous suit, with a sneaky pop of color in his royal blue lining. Best wishes to this sweet couple! Shout out to Shaw Photography…
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O Marks the Spot!

Hey Friends, If you haven’t already heard, the MAX Orange Line is now up and running! To celebrate, there is a fun (free) game everybody can play along the Orange line to win some fabulous prizes! Start playing by downloading the (free!) TriMet Tickets app from the App Store or Google Play. Not only are there…
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Hey Friends, We’re doing a giveaway and would love to see you show us your style icons! Share your favorite sartorialist on Instagram and hashtag us at #LetDuchessSuitYou for a chance to win $100 off your next custom purchase. The contest ends on September 1st, so be sure to get your entries in soon!   Hey…
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We would like to take the time to give a HUGE Congratulations to Sara and Kim on their beautiful wedding! We’re excited for you two to start this next adventure together! Sara is wearing a classic 8 1/2 with some fancy tux details. It’s all about the details, folks!                …
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Spring into Summer

It’s time to spring into summer fashion with some fun custom shirts! We picked out our fun fabrics at a fantastic fabric shop, Cool Cottons, on 24th and Hawthorne.                        

Matt Fraction!

Check out our wonderful client, Matt Fraction, on Late Night with Seth Meyers! He’s looking simply fantastic in his newest Duchess suit. If you haven’t check out his Marvel Comic, Hawkeye, go to Powell’s immediately and pick up a copy! You could also grab a copy of his hilarious comic, Big Hard Sex Criminals (highly recommended).

New Browsing Hours!

Dear Friends, For the Spring and Summer seasons this year we are extending our browsing hours a bit so y’all have more time to hang out with us! We are now open Tuesdays-Fridays from 11:00am-5:00pm and Saturdays from 10:00am-5:00pm. These new hours should be updated on our Google listing as well. While custom garments are…
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