His tailoring is European in its precision and his aesthetic attitude is pure urban Americana.
Van Noten focused on tailoring, with menswear-style blazers belted at the waist and worn with trousers, both slim and wide-legged.
Employing teams of digital strategists, teams are tailoring ads, emails, and even door knocks to a degree previously unimaginable.
Her work for the house has been characterized by the same kind of cutting and tailoring skills that had long defined it.
These novices have their pick of seven branches of training: from mechanics to tailoring, electrical work to “kitchen arts.”
But it was a meeting of men of one mind and heart in the great cause, and neither was disturbed by the tailoring of the other.
And Polly declares there was never a year when the tailoring cost so little.
Most operators can guide the work at a much higher rate, especially in tailoring or on long seams.
She had not made a skilful job of her tailoring but it would serve.
In the outer buildings, the boys are trained to carpentry, tailoring, and shoemaking.
late 13c., from Anglo-French tailour, Old French tailleor "tailor," literally "a cutter," from tailler "to cut," from Medieval Latin taliator vestium "a cutter of clothes," from Late Latin taliare "to split," from Latin talea "a slender stick, rod, staff, a cutting, twig," on the notion of a piece of a plant cut for grafting.
Possible cognates include Sanskrit talah "wine palm," Old Lithuanian talokas "a young girl," Greek talis "a marriageable girl" (for sense, cf. slip of a girl, twiggy), Etruscan Tholna, name of the goddess of youth.
Although historically the tailor is the cutter, in the trade the 'tailor' is the man who sews or makes up what the 'cutter' has shaped. [OED]Tailor-made first recorded 1832 (in a figurative sense); originally "heavy and plain," as of women's garments made by a tailor rather than a dress-maker.
1660s, from tailor (n.). Figurative sense of "to design (something) to suit needs" is attested from 1942. Related: Tailored; tailoring.