Distiction Bespoke Tailoring. News Press & Event

Here is a small taste of what we have been up to lately. Please click on the images to view the feature.

November 09

Award Article in Word of Mouth Magazine
Word of Mouth Magazine is a completely free lifestyle magazine created for people who live and work in Wales. We have featured in the November Issue to raise awareness of our visiting tailor service across the whole of North Wales and the North West of England.


November 09

Christmas offer on dinner suit hire
As the party season is now in full swing you may find that you have an invitation or two to a black tie event. From November 09 until the end of January 2010 we will be offering a 10% reduction on all of our evening wear packages for hire. Please call to discuss further (area restrictions apply).


November 09

Front Page news of the Leader!
On Tuesday 3rd November Distinction Tailoring was the top feature on the front pages of the Flintshire Leader, Wrexham Leader and also the Chester Leader. This is a fantastic achievement and we are thrilled to have such a prime position within 3 local newspapers. Please click on the logo to view the front page article and the full editorial feature.


November 09

Baby its cold outside!
Did you know that Distinction Tailoring also create bespoke winter overcoats for ladies and gents? There is a definite chill in the air so its time to wrap up warm and face the elements in style. Contact us for further details regarding cloth choices and prices.


October 09

Summary of our recent success feature in the Daily Post Newspaper
The Daily Post newspaper which covers all counties within North Wales got in touch to write a feature about our recent award success and to summarise our achievements over the last 18 months. Please click on the logo to view the article.


October 09

Radio Wales Interview – Distinction Hits the Airwaves!
Our good news seems to travel fast as we were asked by the producers of the Jamie and Louise morning radio show on BBC Radio Wales to have a live chat with them. The interview was on Tuesday 13th October and lasted just under half an hour. The focus was mainly on the traditional qualities of British tailoring and the importance of dressing well for your body shape.


October 09

Local Business News feature in the Chester & Flintshire Chronicle
Since winning the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award we were asked by the Chester & Flintshire Chronicle to comment on our business strategies and the secrets of our success. Please click on the logo to view the article.


October 09

Distinction wins the Young Entrepreneur Award 2009!
We were honored and delighted to be presented with the award as part of Flintshire Business week. “We are a small but passionate business that believes in the traditional values of British tailoring. We would like to thank all of our clients and the business community for supporting a local tradesman through these challenging times”.


September 09

Plas Gwynfryn Hall Wedding Fayre
Come and join us at Gwynedds newest and most exclusive wedding venue – Plas Gwynfryn.
Admission is free and the event boasts a champagne reception, live band, hog roast and full BBQ, over 20 local wedding suppliers and competitions throughout the day. Plus everyone who attends the wedding fayre will receive a 50% reduction on venue hire at Plas Gwynfryn in 2010.
The event will take place between 10am – 4pm on Sunday 27th September at Plas Gwynfryn, Llanbedr, Gwynedd, LL45 2NY


August 09

‘Bespoke my ride’ hits the headlines
Watch out for our new pinstripe cloth effect car that is due to hit the roads as of this month. You have never seen anything quite like it!


July 09

Home & Work Visits for alterations
Enquiries for clothing alterations have increased considerably. Therefore as well as using Town & Country dry cleaners as a delivery point for alterations, we are now providing a home/work visiting service for personal alterations to be carried out on ladies & gentleman’s garments within Chester, Wrexham and Flintshire (restrictions apply). Please call or email for details of this service.


June 09

Carden Park Catwalk Show
We were approached by the De Vere Carden Park Hotel to provide some unique and rather quirky garments for their summer fashion show. We had a lot of fun with the events team and came up with some creative and eccentric designs.


June 09

Suits You Sir! The North West’s Finest Bespoke Tailors
As we are one of the very few bespoke tailors that still practise the art of crating handmade garments using the traditional methods, YQ Magazine were keen to speak to us about our take on the industry today and how we compare to the mass produced engineered suits that are bought off the peg. To view our feature please click on the image to the left.


May 09

Alteration service now available
We are now able to offer a full garment alteration service through our local base at Town & Country Dry Cleaners that are situated in Hoole Lane, Hoole, Chester, CH2 3EG (ample parking space). From a full jacket re lining to shortening a pair of jeans, we are able to tailor you own garments to the highest standard ensuring a perfect fit. For further enquiries please call 01244 343922


April 09

David Dickinson’s finished suits
David was delighted with his new bespoke suits that we made for him, and has said that he will be seen wearing them on his Dickinson’s Real Deal programme in the next few weeks. Please click on his image to see his testimonial
Please click on the image to to view Bespoke Suit


March 09

Chester’s landmark hotel goes Bespoke
We are proud to announce that we are now providing bespoke uniforms for the front of house staff at Chester’s only five star hotel ......The Grosvenor Hotel, Eastgate street


March 09

Tailor Made for Cheshire Life
With our introductory campaign really getting into full swing, the reporters at Cheshire Life magazine were keen to write a feature about our recent success stories and the quality of our craftsmanship.
Please click the image to read the feature


February 09

Distinction Hit a Hole in One!
As of this month, Distinction Bespoke Tailoring will be creating the bespoke blazers for the captain and lady captain of the exclusive Portal Premiere Golf Club near Tarporley, (Macdonald Hotels).
For any more enquiries regarding club blazers, uniforms or corporate wear please contact us


January 09

Our 1st Exhibition of The Year!
We will be exhibiting a range of bespoke wear and luxury cloths at the county Grandstand at Chester Racecourse on the 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th February. The event is held by Penman Antiques and will host over 50 trade stands of the worlds most sought after antiques and fine art collections.
For a complimentary guest pass for up to four people, and a 10% discount off food and wine at Heathcoates and 1539 restaurants please email your contact details to events@distinctiontailoring.co.uk


January 09

Distinction Dress's the 'Duke'
Whist Mr Dickenson was visiting Chester to present his Dickenson's real deal show at the racecourse, we managed to have a chat with him about his eccentric suit collection, and where honored to be asked to make him a bespoke suit.
He specifically requested a cloth from the Dormeuil 'Intense' range (cloth number 240018) for the perfect summer suit for his holiday this year. We will keep you updated with the progression of his new two piece suit.


December 08

Claire House Christmas Cocktail Party at Thornton Manor
As well as Miles of Smiles, we also support the amazing work that the staff provides at Claire House Hospice. We were kindly invited by Abi Smith to provide a display of our tailors mannequins and luxury cloth collections in the reception hall at Thornton Manor.
We also donated a bespoke shirt as one of the top prizes for the evening's charity auction.


December 08

Feature in YQ Magazine
We have recently featured in the December and January edition of YQ Magazine. YQ is the Northwest's premier fashion and lifestyle magazine covering Cheshire, Shropshire, Lancashire and Merseyside.


November 08

Miles of Smiles Charity Event at restaurant launch
As official sponsors of the Chester based charity 'miles of smiles' we were invited to meet some of their other sponsors and contributors at the launch party of popular Indian restraint chain 'Shere Khan' on Frodsham street. The charity is run by Mike Hughes and Brian Peers. Money raised by the charity goes towards funding dream holidays for local sick, disabled and under privileged children
Some of the special guests that attended the event are triple world kickboxing champion Dave Newbrook and English kickboxing champion John Henry Mcnamara.


November 08

Our Finishing Touches & Gift ideas collection is Now Online!
Just in time for Christmas, our Finishing Touches & Gift ideas collection is added to the Distinction website We now offer our customers the opportunity to purchase items from our full range of neckwear and accessories. To view the entire catalogue click on the Finishing Touches & Gift Ideas tab on the left hand side.


October 08

The Height of Fashion
The Daily Post newspaper featured Distinction Bespoke Tailoring in their weekly fashion pages, and wrote a two page editorial on the importance of gentlemen's tailoring and details of this seasons key trends. We also featured a competition for a lucky reader to win a free bespoke shirt. If you would like to take part please contact the Daily Post to enter (closing date is: 30th October) Good Luck!


October 08

Our New Monthly Editorial
Through the fabulous CH1C section on chester.com, we will now be writing our own monthly fashion column which will feature advice and guidance on all aspects of gentlemen's tailoring. We will also be keeping you up to date with the key looks and styles for each season. You can also find more information as we are listed under the following directories: Gift experiences, Cruise Wear, getting married, business directory (tailors), shopping and the CH1C directory.


October 08

Read All About It!
On October 10th 2008 we had a feature printed on page 5 of the Chester Chronicle and page 42 of the Flintshire Chronicle to highlight our recent success. Please click on the thumbnail to view our Featured Articles


October 08

Distinction does hire!
We are now providing a wedding hire and formal hire service for our customers. You can view our collections by clicking on the wedding hire and formal hire pages on the left hand side.


September 08

Measuring success at LFC
Mike visits Melwood Training Ground to measure the entire Liverpool Football Club players and staff to tailor their new suits ready for the season ahead.


September 08

Liverpool Football Club place an order of 59 ties from our Classic range


September 08

Distinction has 'got the power!'
The legend that is Phil (the power) Taylor has jumped on board the Distinction train. As you can see, Mike visited Phil at his home to obtain his measurements (and for a brew!), and we are now currently producing him a bespoke suit and possibly some future tournament shirts.


September 08

Jamie Carragher and Raffa Benitez go Bespoke!
It was an honour and a privilege to have the opportunity to meet the managers and staff of Liverpool Football Club. To be given the opportunity to create bespoke garments for these sporting icons clearly speaks for itself.


September 08

Distinction attends Claire House Summer Frolic Charity Event As part of the charity auction for Claire House's Summer Frolic (held at the Chester Racecourse) we offered one lucky person the chance to have a bespoke shirt made for them from their choice of cloth. The competition winner was Mr Andrew Donaldson who will have his measurements taken and his new shirt very soon.


August 08

Pure Weddings Distinction Bespoke tailoring have featured in the autumn edition of Cheshire Life's Pure Wedding Magazine
We are also part of the Cheshire Life's Business Directory.


July 08

Distinction Bespoke Tailoring become proud members of the Best of Chester.


May 08

Now available, 24 carrat gold and platinum pinstripe cloths. There are very few tailors in the UK that are lucky enough to get their hands on Harrisons millionaires cloth bunches. We are excited to announce that we are able to offer this exclusive range to our customers. It does not get any better then this! If you are interested in receiving a quotation for a bespoke suit or if you would like an appointment to see the collection please contact us via email or phone.


Contact us now: Office: 01244 544778 Mobile: 07503001357 Email: m.morris@distinctiontailoring.co.uk