Getting dressed in a suit may seem to be an errand to some men ( ironing shirts, picking the right tie, what shoes goes with the look and does my pocket square looks crooked? ), still it difinitely has not lost its sartorial appeal. After all, it is the look that separates the men from the boys.
Located near the central business distric and progressive city of Jakarta, Archie offers a new concept than no men’s clothing in Jakarta has, a mens clothier meets a gentleman’s club. With brownish color dominated and a chill yet laid-back atmosphere greeted once took a step inside the store, where one could getting suit up while enjoying a cocktail from the bar.
Men can be pretty clueless when it comes to formal menswear, such those who wish to be decked out in costumised suit for their big day, a special occasion, or even just a leisure get-away. The thought inspires Michael Wong the man that initiate Archie. With his love for fabrics and mens fashion, Archie is established in the early 2015, which aim to satify your selection of day-to-day clothes by offering their highly curated selection of luxury menswear product, that they source throughout the world.
The selection of products comes from various enormous country such as Japan, Italy, Spain, England to France. One of the thing that is carefully chosen by the store is fabric, because the right fabric will make the the right suit. Once the right fabric, which they source form Italy and Japan is chosen and measurements are taken, they are subsquently sent to local tailors to be perfected.
The bespoke service also extend to shoes, where Carmina an established finest shoemaker from Mallorca, Spain will carry out the costumisation. But don’t be fooled into thingking that reserved is the only look one gains when dressesed in suit, well it can transmit an air of casual insouciance charm depanding on the fabric choice also the cut of the suit. Other than offering a personalised tailoring service, Archie also offers a ready to wear label, such as Ring Jacket, Flannel Bay and L.B.M 1911 for suits. Xacus for shirts. GBS trousers and Hitl for pants.
But, be ready to wait up to 2-3 months to get you on the finished peice though. This extensive process is needed to ensure the garment is cut to perfection and fit impeccably at all stages of the process because every individual is unique. Then again, good things come to those who wait.
Jakarta Selatan, 12110
Mon- Sat 12.00-21.00
+62 21 72792301
Photo by Rebeca Yapeno