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'Bespoke' is a usually British English term for clothing made at a customer's behest, and exactly to the customer's specification. Bespoke clothing is created without use of a pre-existing pattern, differentiating it from made to measure, which alters a pattern to fit the customer.

Etymology


Bespoke" comes from the word bespeak, meaning to ask for or order something. This has its roots in Savile Row, where a customer would speak for a measure of cloth.

Other uses


Can refer to:
* furniture
* elements of interior design (i.e. closets)
* software, which means it is software written in-house, designed specifically and customised for a particular company and task.
* customisation of a particular product or service (i.e. envelopes)
* structured finance products (e.g. collateralized debt obligations)
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Category:Fashion
Category:Sizes in clothing
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