“I like to watch people in general. I watch how others dress and find interesting cues and ideas!”
– Chad Park, Owner B&Tailor
Who are you?
Chad Park, Owner of B&Tailor
How would you describe your own style?
Classically driven, well fitted but comfortable look, with a modern
What is your earliest memory related to menswear and style?
My dad, master park made me a 3 pc suit when I graduated from
high school. That inspired me to peruse classic menswear in a lot
What inspires you / How do you find inspiration?
I like to watch people in general. I watch how others dress and find interesting cues and ideas!
If you had to name one person that influenced your style the
most, who would that be?
What do you consider to be the main features distinguishing Korean tailoring from Italian, British and American tailoring?
Apart from other subtle differences I find Korean tailors to be very neat and meticulous, maybe it’s Their personality in general… You working in a family business, what have been the most important thing you learn from your family in Tailoring? Any certain tradition? Understating and accepting each other, working in harmony.
As an avid enthusiast of bespoke, what are your suggestions and advice for someone looking to commission his first bespoke pieces?
Try to think beyond today and look ahead at least a year. Make something that will last a long time, don’t be fooled by the current trend
What is your number one suggestion to men that want to
learn how to dress better?
Less is more! Invest in good clothes and buy less.
How would you describe the B&Tailor house style?
Slim and comfortable, classic but modern, with Italian influence. A style that evolves thru time and place, beautiful and elegant
Can you mention any essentials in your wardrobe for
Wool Scarf, houndstooth 3pc suit in check, zonkey boots black balmorals, Viola Milano dark navy cashmere tie, heavy woolen overcoat that extends below knee in length
What was it about Viola Milano that initially caught your
Shantung silk ties
Which Viola Milano product is your favourite?
Navy white regimental shantung tie
Most important item: glasses (small frames)
Shops: a vintage store in Paris, 1kg
Favorite Cities: Firenze
Holiday Choice: Australia
Car: Porsche jubilee 964
Style Icon: Gianni Agnelli, duke of Windsor