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Thanks! Follow-up--Would an MTM like Black Lapel be a reasonable option, if I can scrape together the capital?
In Boston--I've been visiting thrift stores (Keezer's, STA, The Closet) in search of a suit, but nothing I've found so far will fit. 38S is perfect in the chest and length, but the shoulders are invariably a bit too big. I've found a good tailor, but he maintains that these are not worth altering. Does anyone have ideas on how to proceed, on a slender budget? I'd be grateful for suggestions.
Quote: Originally Posted by ashpool Is Visa better or worse than Amex in Europe? I prefer Visa, in general, because it's accepted by anyone who takes credit cards. Amex has great perks, but the high interchange fees means a lot of merchants won't take it. For travel abroad, though, the bottom line is to take whichever card minimizes foreign transaction fees. Same thing goes for cash--use ATMs linked to an account that has low foreign...
It might not be such a bad thing for the one child to be better at athletics--that's just the luck of the draw sometimes. It could even be a good thing in the long run, if the other child views her sister's ability as something to strive for rather than something to get discouraged over. But I appreciate that that's not part of most 4-year-olds' skill set Rock climbing's a great sport though, and until then +1 for shibbel's non-athletic suggestions. Or I guess you...
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Great suit, Svenn! Would you mind describing its characteristics (ie the tailoring choices you made), for someone new to the bespoke world--or indeed, anything other than OTR? It would be most informative.
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