Nathan and Heather

The best part of the made-to-measure process is to getting to know our supremely talented clients! We first met Nathan and Heather at an Art of Weddings event, and were overjoyed the day we received his inquiry form. Nathan is a yoga instructor who wanted a lightweight suit for his wedding that he could tango, salsa, and swing dance in. Aside from the…
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OK, we’re sure all of you Portland people have heard about Little Boxes by now. Well, we’re doing it.  Some of our neighbors like Twill, Rhapsody, and Mirador are also playing and having great deals, so come do your shopping in our neighborhood! You can download a map, learn the rules and how to win…
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Kori’s Awesome Purple Suit!

 Check it out: Kori got a custom Atticus in bright purple wool silk. And check out that custom silk lining, aw yeah!

Fall & Winter 2012: The first Duchess Seasonal Inspiration

We are so excited to present to you the first Duchess seasonal inspiration collection. Welcome to Fall & Winter 2012. (And welcome to our new gallery website!) We teamed up with our favorite photographers and enlisted a couple of stand-out, handsome Portland entrepreneurs as models to bring you our fall and winter collection from the…
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Duchess Fall Soirée

Party time! JOIN US  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th 4-8PM At Duchess Portland We’ll be releasing our first ever seasonal inspirational line, featuring two new suit styles at Duchess HQ next week. We’re opening up the event to all of our friends–client or not. But if you have Duchess attire, wear it! We will be enjoying the…
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Shirt Club is here.

 It’s official– we have a shirt club! And, yes, you get a fancy membership card. And the first five members will receive an extra shirt for free! Click the link above for details.

Duchess Family Photo

Look, it’s all of us!   Ladies Katie, Ali, Molly, Ariel, Annie, Hannah, Seyta, Garnet, & Gail on a bright June Portland day in front of Duchess HQ. And we have updated our bios– don’t you want to see what we are all about? Newest ladies Annie & Hannah revealed! Plus our trusty Lady Gail…
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Neal Stephenson Needs Your Help.

We have been dying to beguile you with pictures of our favorite sci-fi author, Neal Stephenson, in his custom Bartitsu (Victorian street-fighting) suit.  He just did us the favor of featuring it in this video from his new kickstarter campaign. So now, we can thank him by donating to this worthy cause. Won’t you? Direct…
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BeGLiTched! A gay wedding event in Seattle

 Join us June 3rd in Seattle for BeGLiTched! Shindig Events is putting on a wonderful LBGTQ wedding party! Hosted by the gay hotspot, the Lobby Bar, this event features sweet Northwest vendors who support marriage equality. We’ll be there showing off some dapper Duchess fare. Come have a cocktail and check it out!

Lady Seyta’s advice for women seeking a custom suit.

Lady Seyta was recently interviewed by Equally Wed Magazine about how to approach custom suiting for women. While it should be noted here that any woman who can access Duchess for this purpose obviously should, Seyta offers some further advice. Read the full article here.