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Style / Custom-made

All photos by Luke Copping


This fall, we give a nod to custom-made menswear, where individual measurements reign supreme. These looks lend a contemporary edge to traditional menswear, including soft-structured style, dress-up evening attire, and everything in-between. Buffalo has become bespoke, thanks to local designers Tom Barnett New York and Joseph Stocker from Bureau. Both Barnett and Stocker were closely involved with this shoot, including casting, which features some of their clients.


Directed by: Erin Habes and Luke Copping
Photographer: Luke Copping
Styled by: Tom Barnett, tombarnettcustom.com; Joseph Stocker, Bureau, bureaumade.com
Hair: David Brugh
Makeup: Koukla Cosmetics
Assistant: Zoe Peppas



Tailored Basics

A custom-made shirt sharpens a laidback denim direction.  

Model: Jason Wood  

The shirt features a wide-spread collar and Sea Island cotton. 

DESIGNED AND STYLED BY Joseph Stocker for Bureau  

Denim vest, jeans, and gloves, model’s own




This look updates the traditional black tux with midnight blue.  

Model: David G. Cooper II  

Bespoke handmade midnight blue tuxedo with superfine cloth imported from Paris  

Tux, shirt, bowtie, and pocket square DESIGNED AND STYLED BY Tom Barnett New York



Textured Wools  

A Scottish tweed provides textural interest with this mix of colors and prints.  

Model: David G. Cooper II  

The bespoke handmade jacket is imported Scottish Highland tweed.  

Jacket, bowtie, shirt, and pocket square DESIGNED AND STYLED BY Tom Barnett New York  

Jeans, shoes, and socks, model’s own



Traditional Plaid  

This suit transitions easily from from work to weekend.  

Model: John Clayton Knox  

Tom Barnett SONS Custom Cambridge Grey Box Plaid suit  

Cashmere and English calf weekend duffle from Tom Barnett Bespoke Bag Collection   

Custom shirt and neckwear DESIGNED AND STYLED BY Tom Barnett New York.  

Shoes, model’s own



Graphic Checks  

Woven checks inject a bold spirit.  

Model: Tim Bowles  

Navy glen plaid check two-piece custom suit with super 120s wool   

Red Italian silk knit tie  

All DESIGNED AND STYLED BJoseph Stocker for Bureau  

Shirt, shoes, and pocket square, model’s own  

Motorcycle, Amy Hartman 



Deep Blues  

Dark and moody blues define the style here.  

Model: Dennis P. Cleary, Esq.  

Bespoke handmade navy suit, imported superfine 150s wool from Italy  

Suit, shirt, tie, socks, and scarf DESIGNED AND STYLED BY Tom Barnett New York



Soft Suiting

Take the offbeat route with soft-structured tailored jackets.

Model: Tyler Mendola

Unstructured belted custom car coat in electric blue corduroy, navy blue silk polka dot scarf, cobalt blue wool turtleneck

Jacket, scarf, and turtleneck DESIGNED AND STYLED BY Joseph Stocker for Bureau

Boots and jeans, model’s own


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