The Guide to a Bespoke Life

Michael Turek

How gentleman can get the royal treatment, from made-to-measure tailoring to custom speaker systems.

In this modern age of post-isms, the need for “a room of one’s own” is no longer a concern for women alone. A man, too, needs a place where he is free to indulge his passions—not in the Vegas sort of way but in the way of taking time for oneself. The endless demands of work, family and friends, spurred on by the ruthlessness of technology, make these moments almost impossible to come by. For this reason, we’ve assembled the finest places for a man to leave his routine at the door and enter a world that caters absolutely to his heart’s desire—whether that’s an impeccably tailored suit or a two-channel amplifier. If you want to have it your way (for once), brave sirs, read on…

A Madison Avenue Tailor
The Perfect Surfboard
An Old-School Suit
Signature Scents
Customized Bikes
Smart Speakers
Little Willy’s Caters to the Boys
Paul Stuart Makes It Possible
Taavo Somer Dresses Up