Oscar Hunt Tailors

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(3 reviews)
 
Service Area
Melbourne & Surroundings
Business Hours
By Appointment
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Oscar Hunt is about the relationship between tailor and client. We work with you to help create the perfect suit for any given occasion.

Oscar Hunt is about the relationship between tailor and client.

We work with you to help create the perfect suit or shirt for any given occasion.

We have created an environment where the groom and his groomsmen can come together and enjoy a few drinks while our tailor guides you through the steps to create your ultimate wedding suits. From traditional dinner suits to modern cut, single-button suits with peak lapels, we can design suits to cater to varying styles. 

For a wedding party of 4-6 this takes an hour and a half for your first appointment.

As part of the Oscar Hunt experience our team can mix you up anything from a scotch, straight up, to one of our signature cocktails. We can also arrange food service from one of the 25 restaurants on Hardware Lane.

Timing
To provide a comfortable amount of time for construction and final completion we recommend that the first appointment takes place six to eight weeks before the wedding date. This is followed by a second fitting four weeks later where the suits are perfected.

Our wool is sourced from Australia. We change our fabrics seasonally to make sure we have a suitable range for our clients.

If you have any further questions please contact us at custom@oscarhunt.com.au or visit our Melbourne Showroom.


Easy Weddings Special Offer

Complimentary shirts for your wedding party.

For all wedding parties purchasing two-piece suits for 4 or more people, we offer 1 complimentary shirt for each individual.


Questions and Answers

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WHAT SUIT FABRICS CAN I CHOOSE FROM?

We have a large fabric selection that encompasses any cloth type you wish. The most prominent cloth selected across the market for business or everyday suits is wool. Clients looking for that distinctive suit can choose from an array of wools, cottons, linens, mohair, tweeds and more. The below listed fabrics are all made from natural fibres.

WOOL

Wool is versatile in being able to be woven super fine and light/tropical weight, or thick and heavy/warm weight. Different types of wool will create distinct drapes, durability and warmth. The weight of the wool is the best determinant of whether it best suits a winter or summer climate. Wool is a natural product therefore it breaths regardless of whether its heavy or light.

COTTON

Cotton is not only used for shirts, but can look great in your everyday suit. Although it might seem informal or casual because of garment creasing, it can be dressed up or dressed down for any occasion. Blazers or sports jackets can typically be made from cotton to give a natural feel or provide an enhanced casual look. Cotton can also be woven openly to create the desired look similar to linen.

LINEN

Linen tends to be an open weave fabric with a weight and texture that creates a desired look. The open weave allows it to breath, as it is a naturally thicker fibre. Linen would be typically used in a summer suit made for warmer climates.

BLENDS

Blends can create desired effects and particular looks. Blending different cloth types can enhance durability, sheen, texture, and softness. Each fabric choice and its percentage of blended fabric will create a different drape and overall feel to the cloth.

Blends might be: Linen and silk, cotton and linen, silk and cotton, wool and cashmere, or wool and mohair.

WHAT SUIT FABRICS CAN I CHOOSE FROM?

We have a large fabric selection that encompasses any cloth type you wish. The most prominent cloth selected across the market for business or everyday suits is wool. Clients looking for that distinctive suit can choose from an array of wools, cottons, linens, mohair, tweeds and more. The below listed fabrics are all made from natural fibres.

WOOL

Wool is versatile in being able to be woven super fine and light/tropical weight, or thick and heavy/warm weight. Different types of wool will create distinct drapes, durability and warmth. The weight of the wool is the best determinant of whether it best suits a winter or summer climate. Wool is a natural product therefore it breaths regardless of whether its heavy or light.

COTTON

Cotton is not only used for shirts, but can look great in your everyday suit. Although it might seem informal or casual because of garment creasing, it can be dressed up or dressed down for any occasion. Blazers or sports jackets can typically be made from cotton to give a natural feel or provide an enhanced casual look. Cotton can also be woven openly to create the desired look similar to linen.

LINEN

Linen tends to be an open weave fabric with a weight and texture that creates a desired look. The open weave allows it to breath, as it is a naturally thicker fibre. Linen would be typically used in a summer suit made for warmer climates.

BLENDS

Blends can create desired effects and particular looks. Blending different cloth types can enhance durability, sheen, texture, and softness. Each fabric choice and its percentage of blended fabric will create a different drape and overall feel to the cloth.

Blends might be: Linen and silk, cotton and linen, silk and cotton, wool and cashmere, or wool and mohair.

HOW DOES THE FITTING PROCESS WORK?

We say it’s a three stage fitting process.

Your first appointment goes for 45mins – 1hour whereby you to sit with our Head Fitter and discuss all fabric options, design elements, pricing, and take all measurements necessary.

Second fitting is after we construct your garments and invite you back to our studio roughly four weeks after the initial appointment. If we need to adjust your garments after the second fitting we have our in-house Master Tailor make any adjustments necessary within a two-week period.

A third and final fitting is organised where you try on the garments after any alterations are made and if you’re happy with everything you can walk out with the suit over your shoulder.

If you are working towards a specific date then we will determine whether we are able to work within the timeframe you have.

All measurements will be kept on our system for reference if you require any future garments.

WHAT ARE THE TURNAROUND TIMES?

We say our lead-time is roughly 6-7 weeks on suits and overcoats, and approximately 6 weeks on shirts. Variance in timeframes can occur due to fabric choice and availability.

If you are buying a wedding suit, then always plan further ahead as to avoid any stress leading up to game day.

HOW DOES THE FITTING PROCESS WORK?

We say it’s a three stage fitting process.

Your first appointment goes for 45mins – 1hour whereby you to sit with our Head Fitter and discuss all fabric options, design elements, pricing, and take all measurements necessary.

Second fitting is after we construct your garments and invite you back to our studio roughly four weeks after the initial appointment. If we need to adjust your garments after the second fitting we have our in-house Master Tailor make any adjustments necessary within a two-week period.

A third and final fitting is organised where you try on the garments after any alterations are made and if you’re happy with everything you can walk out with the suit over your shoulder.

If you are working towards a specific date then we will determine whether we are able to work within the timeframe you have.

All measurements will be kept on our system for reference if you require any future garments.

Reviews

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2 Jun 2018

Got a tuxedo made with Oscar Hunt for my wedding. It was all extremely easy and the final product was brilliant. Will go back to them for further suits.

Oscar Hunt Tailors  

Thank you, Darcy, for the wonderful feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

14 Sep 2017

The boys suits looked so dapper!! They were just awesome! The whole experience at Oscar Hunt from start to finish is tip top! Couldn't fault them!

Oscar Hunt Tailors  

Thank you for the kind review, Lizzie! It was a pleasure working with you all.

21 Jan 2017

Absolutely amazing, the service was impeccable. I was 100% happy with the end product. The quality was fantastic. They delivered on all of their promises.

Oscar Hunt Tailors  

Thank you, Ian, for your kind words. We’re very happy to hear we hit the mark for you!


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