For anyone who knows us you'll know how we love nothing more than a cup of coffee and sharing our news and plans with you. So, we thought a blog is an ideal way to keep our wonderful customers and friends up to date with all that is happening here ......and there's ALOT to tell.
We really do have some exciting and imminent plans to share BUT in true story telling style we are going to make you wait and where better to start than right back at the beginning?!
........Once upon a time a lady named Kairen Alexis Ruse began her career as an actress, she followed in the footsteps of her musician grandfather and great aunt Olivia de Havilland. At the tender age of 18 she won her first television role. This progressed to the theatre and it was here surrounded by the smell of the greasepaint and the roar of the crowd that she fell in love with all aspects of the wardrobe department and so her passion for costume and the art of dressing was born.
Many years later she established Blues & Browns in Perth, Scotland, with a simple philosophy “to create beautifully tailored clothes in Scotland, by women for women”. At the heart of the company lies our personal tailoring service which offers the discerning customer individual attention, an impeccably hand tailored fit, sumptuous and elegant fabrics and the meticulous quality of craftsmanship.
This service is made up of three main strands; Bespoke, Made to Measure and
Personal Styling. Between these three offerings we aim to address the niggling questions we women constantly ask ourselves: “What will I wear? Will I feel comfortable? Will it fit me?”.
If you are new to this type of shopping experience here's some extra detail on the variations within our service.
Bespoke: Bespoke tailoring gives a client the ultimate in handmade clothing, with several appointments and at least two fittings to ensure the garment fits perfectly. Blues & Browns will design the right garment using a unique pattern, matching best fabrics and design features to ensure the very best combination of fit, comfort and design. Our existing clients tell us what a pleasure it is to be part of
the traditional bespoke way to make clothing, with a classical fitting experience (just like Savile Row).
Made to Measure: Made to measure garments are a good option for people looking for a unique garment with a full range of choices to take the clients individual figuration and sizes as required. The client can choose fabric, styling, linings, buttons, shoes, millinery and pochettes as part of the made to measure process.
Personal Styling Service: This service is ideal for any busy professionals, entrepreneurs or ladies with busy social calendars, it will take the stress out of your personal wardrobe choices. We will design an interchangeable clothing collection, including business suits, jackets, trousers, skirts, dresses, shirts, knitwear, hats and shoes. This give the customer back their extremely valuable time to get on with their
business and commitments.
Personal tailoring is a wonderful and unique process, I know we are biased but I do believe that all women should experience it at least once. Our clothes are made BY women, FOR women, and over the last 16 years we have become experts in providing knowledge and guidance to help choose the right style, colour, cloth and weight the customer requires, plus how to make clothes work for the individual.
Does this sound interesting? Contact us and make an appointment to pop by and begin to explore the fabric books, designs and colour ways! It's so much fun...I promise!
On that wonderful note I'm going to sign off as I have a 'To Do' list as long as my arm. I have really enjoyed this though, and will be back at the end of the month with some extremely exciting news on a wonderful collaboration we are part of. Stay tuned!