Patrick Janelle, who won the CFDA Instagrammer of the Year award in 2014, has partnered with custom clothing start-up Suitable on a men’s wear collection.
The line, which will launch on mobile shopping app Spring this Thursday, includes three suits and an overcoat. The collection retails from $525 to $725 and will be available on Suitable’s e-commerce site starting Sept. 20.
“The inspiration came through three destinations,” Janelle said. “For me, it was about figuring out what kind of experience someone is going to have in the suit and then conveying that through the design.”
According to Janelle, The Everyday Blue suit is a casual style for running around the city. The South Suit is a classic option with a hint of midcentury nostalgia, while The Highlands Suit is a three-piece, traditional style inspired by the countryside in Scotland. Janelle created the maroon, cashmere overcoat as a pick-me-up for the harsh winter season.
Suitable, which was founded by Ray Li in 2014, is aiming to be the online custom clothing service for the creative set. Customers are able to enter their measurements, or be fitted virtually, and purchase pieces from an edited assortment of suits, shirts, blazers and tuxedos. The custom pieces, which are made in China, are delivered to customers within four weeks.
Starting this Wednesday customers can visit Suitable’s first showroom, which is located in NoMad at 1133 Broadway, to be fitted and try on product.