Made to Measure – Barkers

There are certain truths in life: the cherry season is short, ageing is inevitable, and if you want a suit that fits perfectly, made to measure is best.

Dorset Suits

Dorset Suits has been a stalwart in the New Zealand fashion industry for over 35 years. 

Christopher + Jonathan by Paige Nelson Photography

CM: I’m originally from a small farming town in Central California. Life eventually helped me make my way to Sacramento. JP: I grew up in the college town of Davis, just outside of Sacramento. My parents were business owners, opening an Italian deli and speciality foods shop.

Crane Brothers Spring/Summer 2023

The campaign for Crane Brothers’ Spring/Summer 2023 collection was photographed and filmed in London, which has long been a source of inspiration for founder Murray Crane.

Say hello to the new Crane Brothers website


Crane Brothers has established itself as the go-to atelier for New Zealand’s most dapper gentlemen. Demonstrating their knack for understanding what customers desire, the Auckland label has just launched a new website and it’s about to revolutionise the way men shop.

Crane Brothers: The groom’s guide to wearing colour


Whether you’re getting married at the local church or with the sand beneath your feet, there are far fewer rules around what grooms can and can’t wear on their wedding day. But with the venue, colour scheme and season to consider – how can grooms pull off colour on their wedding day?

Together Loves – Barkers Suiting

With so many quality and unique pieces to choose from to suit your wedding style, Barkers Suiting are one of our favourite menswear brands. And, with their recent re-development and inclusion of ZQ Merino, they have shown a commitment to protecting our natural environment which is an inspiring step in the New Zealand fashion industry. … Read more

Clematis and Crane Brothers

Categories: Fashion, Inspiration, Weddings-Clematis and Crane Brothers

Japanese artisan shoemaker Keitaro Takano of Clematis visited New Zealand last week, being hosted at Crane Brothers‘ High Street store where an exhibition of Clematis shoes was held and a workroom set up for shoemaking and shoe shining demonstrations. Guests to the trunk show were treated to divine catering from Ebisu and other beautiful and … Read more

Together Loves: Crane Brothers

Categories: Fashion-Together Loves: Crane Brothers

Razor-sharp, dynamic, forthright and impeccably put together – attributes shared both by Murray Crane and his 17-year-old menswear brand Crane Brothers. Specialists in suits, shirts, accessories and weddingwear, always on point and perfectly produced in the highest quality, the man and his brand were tailor-made for Together Journal…