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Win a bespoke suit & gift vouchers from Thumb Thimble!

By Thumb Thimble 9 August 2020

The world of suiting might seem like a tangled mess of fabric, thread, and snobbery, but though its origins are decidedly Anglo-Saxon, suits are worn almost everywhere in the world by people of all shapes and sizes, backgrounds, ethnicities, and ages. While a lot of the work has been delegated to machinery and task-specific workflows now, the art of making a bespoke suit is still practised by Thumb Thimble here in Hong Kong and trust us, you can tell the difference between an impeccably tailored and handmade suit.

Did you know, for example, that it takes only 48 hours to craft a bespoke suit? Or that a skilled craftsman will always have some newspaper on hand to prevent slippage when he is using a sewing machine? And while machine-made suits have the might of technological advancements behind them, the traditional combination of cotton basting threads, neat prick stitches, and metal thimbles on your thumb and middle finger remains a formidable tool in the hands of a capable professional tailor or seamstress.

To spread the joy of a custom tailoring experience, we are delighted to partner with Thumb Thimble to give away a bespoke, tailored suit to one lucky Localiiz reader and 20 percent discount gift vouchers for four lucky runner-ups! All you have to do to stand a chance to win is enter our competition below by answering a few simple questions and share the competition with your friends and on social media to gain additional entries. The competition ends on Sunday, 23 August 2020. The winner will be contacted via email by Monday, 24 August 2020. Terms and conditions apply.

This competition is brought to you by Localiiz in partnership with Thumb Thimble.

Terms & Conditions

1. Competition details form part of these terms and conditions 2. Entry is open to residents of Hong Kong except for employees (and their families) of (HK) Ltd, the suppliers of the prizes and any other companies associated with the competition. 3. The competition closes on August 23, 2020, at 11.45 pm. The winners will be contacted by August 24, 2020. 4. The prize(s) will be awarded to the entrants who have answered the competition question(s) correctly as judged by the Localiiz judges. 5. Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winner(s) using the contact information provided by the entrant. If the winner(s) cannot be contacted, or are unable to comply with these terms and conditions, (Hong Kong) Limited reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant. 6. The winner(s) agree(s) to the use of their name and photograph to make a public announcement of the prize award, and will co-operate with any other reasonable requests by (Hong Kong) Ltd relating to any post-winning publicity. 7. The entrant(s) must be aged 18 or over. 8. Proof of identity and age may be required. 9. All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition and use of a false name or email address will result in disqualification. 10. Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void. 11. No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error in transit. 12. The prizes are as stated, are not transferable to another individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. 13. The winner(s) is (are) responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the prizes, including transport to the venue. Prizes are subject to availability and the prize suppliers’ terms and conditions, for example, their opening hours. 14. Failure to respond and/or provide an address for delivery, or failure to meet the eligibility requirements may result in forfeiture of the prize. 15. Where applicable, the decision of the judges is final based on the criteria set out in the promotion and no correspondence will be entered into over this decision. 16. The provider of the prize is specified within the promotional material. 17. In the event of a discrepancy between these standard terms and conditions and the details in the promotional material (or any other terms and conditions provided/referred to at the time of entry), the details of the promotional material (and any other terms and conditions provided/referred to at the time of entry) shall prevail. 18. The competition organiser is (Hong Kong) Limited, 15/F Chao’s Building, 143-145 Bonham Strand East, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. 19. A list of winners will be available by writing into the organiser no earlier than six weeks (unless otherwise stated) after the close of the competition. Only the surname of the winners will be disclosed. 20. Packaging of the prize may not be the same as shown in this article, and subject to change 21. Prizes to be redeemed before the end of 2020.

Thumb Thimble was founded in 1958 and continues to offer bespoke suits using traditional hand-stitching methods. It is one of the remaining bespoke tailors that produces suits on-site in Hong Kong so clients can communicate with their tailors directly.