Fortnight in Britannia 2020

Women's Custom Tailoring

Women’s Custom Tailoring

Proudly one of Chicago’s only in-house custom tailors of classic women’s clothing, our expert staff will guide you toward the right cut, style and detail for every item – from Jackets to Blouses, Overcoats to Trousers and more …

The Fabrics

Holland & Sherry Target Fabric


This timeless Holland & Sherry collection is our “go-to” classic for women’s wear. Made of Super 120’s midweight worsted wool, each of the 70 designs in this enduring collection tailors well and looks great for business or social attire. From suits to skirts, trousers to blazers, our female clients (and men too!) love this easy-care fabric and the way it functions in any well-dressed wardrobe!

Gladson Women's Wear

Bamboo textile

These amazing luxury jacketings are made of pure Bamboo and have quickly become famous for a silky luster, luxurious hand and excellent tailorability. Ideal for year-round wear, these innovative fabrics have captured the market and the attention of our well dressed clients for several seasons. 
The unique luminance of the Bamboo brings a bold color palette to these garments and immediately distinguishes its wearer.  From handsome windowpanes and elegant glen plaids to classic solids, these 100% Bamboo textile will “wow” your wardrobe and energize your attire!
Now in its second release, there are over 100 Bamboo designs to choose from – with an assortment of over 30 solid colors, ranging from resort shades to conventional classics.
Holland & Sherry Ladies Wear


This micro-capsule collection has been curated specifically with women’s clothing in mind – elegant designs for business, social and formal functions. These “Couture” fabrics will be hand cut and tailored to your individual size and style to create the outfit of the year – and many more to come!
To open, 26 feminine tweeds in bright, open colors and innovative texture – each color coordinated with a 100% Silk Dupioni trouser/skirt – or, an innovative cotton stretch fabric.
And 7 formal jackets in classic floral swirls – each paired with an 84% Super 120’s Worsted 16% Lurex complimentary selection … the perfect “opening night” ensemble for evening wear.

4 Ways to Shop

In Store

1: In Store … we’re open! By private appointment to reduce crowding, we look forward to seeing you soon. Our shop operates under recommended health guidelines and is open Mon-Friday 9-530, Saturday 9-3. Face covering required.

At home or in the office

2: Your home or office. We’re mobile and happy to come see you. Let us know when and where … have trunk/will show!


3: On-Line. We can share links to browse our vast fabric inventory – thousands of styles to review – many with on-line tools for garment design!

Video Call

4: Phone/Video: We’re talking to and texting or Face-Timing with clients every day … let your fingers do the walking!

Whisky of the Week

Of course, we could never forget the whisky tasting event! Even though we will not be hosting the event in person, we will be releasing 11 videos, with a whisky recommendation! Taste rare Scotch Whiskys and explore their origin and heritage with Dr. Ira Goodman – local expert, educator and collector.


  • “Expert bespoke craftsmanship with a wide array of fabrics done in the old world way. Highly recommended.”

    -Jay G.

  • “It was good to work
    with tailors who are onsite”

    -Cheyenne B.

  • “I just used Richard Bennett Custom Tailors for the first time, and I am impressed. Their staff of experts is professional, personable, and the workmanship is impeccable.”

    -Jeff P.

  • “What a fantastic experience!  They made me a suit EXACTLY to my specifications, and it fits my body perfectly! I am definitely returning to get another custom made suit.”

    -Lauren L.

  • “I have also worked with other top bespoke tailors in London, New York, Montreal, And Toronto.  Richard Bennett is at the top of the game.”

    -Scott P.

  • I can’t stress enough how happy I was with the final product…That final fitting where I got to see my suit in its finished state, I had a HUGE smile on my face.

    -Erica C.