The Empire Blog

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January 3, 2019

Empire Receives Honourable Mentions by the Leafs

Publication: The Athletic Tailored for hockey: Who is the most fashionable member of the Maple Leafs?by Joshua Kloke, Sat, April 15th. If you’re watching hockey on a Saturday night, there’s a good chance you’ll see groups of grown men walking through the bowels of arenas across North America, being lauded for how well they’re dressed. The tradition of… View Article

December 19, 2018

Michael & Anya x Wedluxe Feature

This wedding was planned by the bride, Anya, who is the owner and principal event planner of Toronto event planning boutique La Chic Soirée. The Arlington Estate was transformed to feel like a castle in Italy, with greenery effortlessly cascading onto the centrepieces and candlelight to create a romantic ambience. And how about the #rosegold,… View Article

November 21, 2018

Alburt & Ashley x Wedluxe Feature

Inspired by the elegance of white and gold, Ashley and Alburt’s wedding was a glamorous affair to remember. In addition to the stark white setting and luxe gold accents, their sweets table was to die for; overflowing with cakes, donuts, cookies, madeleines – you name it! See more from Ashley & Alburt’s wedding in the… View Article

January 27, 2018

Michael & Anya x Wedluxe Feature

Publication: Wedluxe Blog JANUARY 22, 2018 Full Blog Post at wedluxe.com/chic-soiree-designed-bride . A “CHIC SOIRÉE” DESIGNED BY THE BRIDE This wedding was planned by the bride, Anya, who is the owner and principal event planner of Toronto event planning boutique La Chic Soirée. The Arlington Estate was transformed to feel like a castle in Italy, with greenery… View Article

February 22, 2017

CBC News with Empire and the Toronto Maple Leafs

A good suit is all about the fit. But in the case of two Toronto Maple Leafs players, it’s all about the jacket lining too. Morgan Rielly and Jake Gardiner helped a custom menswear company in the city design a jacket lining for two men’s suits that the pair plan to wear before and after… View Article

January 4, 2017

Empire Customs Featured in The Globe and Mail

Thai tailors helped entrepreneur dress for success. When Dennis Tavares ordered a suit custom made in Asia four years ago, he had no idea it would change his life. As a Toronto-based account executive for an international company, he wanted to dress for success, but that was a stretch for his budget. He found there… View Article

November 5, 2016

Empire Customs Featured in CPA Mag

Suit yourself. If you’re not sure what to look for in a well-fitting, custom man’s suit, here’s some advice. Five years ago, Dennis Tavares was his ideal target customer: a young, stylish professional who understood the power of a well-made suit to help drive his career but one who had limited funds. “There was no… View Article

November 11, 2015

Empire Double Feature in Elegant Wedding Mag

Empire Customs was fortunate to be featured in 2 issues of Elegant Wedding Magazine, distributed nationally including Shoppers Drug Mart, Chapters and Indigo.

May 5, 2015

True or False? People Notice Your Shoes

In this video men’s style, grooming and fitness expert, Aaron Marino of http://www.iamalpham.com goes over the 5 essential shoes that every guys needs in his wardrobe. These 5 men’s shoe must haves are a great foundation in any versatile wardrobe. Shoes are a great way to elevate a look and set yourself apart from the other… View Article

April 11, 2014

The Truth About Bespoke Custom Suits

Few things can identify you as an elite business professional quite like a custom tailored suit can. Tailor made suits, while often rather steep in price, can provide you with the ultimate in fit, comfort, and style. And the good news is that these suits may actually be dressing more and more of a budget-conscious… View Article


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