The gents from Trunk Tailors love menswear.
This much is obvious from just having a very short conversation with them in their Royal Arcade showroom. Jack Liang and Homie Yang have carved their own niche in Melbourne’s menswear scene in a very short space of time, and we like the cut of their jib (pun fully intended).
With a wide range of fabrics available, Trunk Tailors can make you a made-to-measure suit in basically whatever colour or pattern you like, but they’ve got their favourites, and letting the guys give you a bit of guidance is always a good idea.
The cut of a Trunk suit is quite easy to pick out from a bunch, and it’s easy to see a very Italian influence here. You’ll notice the wide lapels, high-gorge, and overall soft feel of the jackets, as well as the higher-waisted pants with their signature buttoned cuffs. There are also plenty of extras available if you’re really picky about your buttonholes (all Milanese is an option, but it’s not cheap), or anything else for that matter.
The showroom itself is tucked away upstairs (up the most narrow staircase you’ve ever seen) in Royal Arcade, Melbourne, and the boys are usually stocked with a few nice whiskies for you to sip, and some sweet menswear magazines to peruse while you talk about beautiful fabrics from Fox and Co, Cacciapoli, and many others.
More recently, Trunk has also been creating made-to-measure shirts with their range of Thomas Mason fabrics. If you don’t know about Thomas Mason, go in and check out the fabrics to see the quality for yourself. You won’t be disappointed.
So get yourself into Trunk Tailors for a meeting as soon as you can. You’ll be hard pressed to walk out without having at least put your own order in for something with a real touch of Italian flair.