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Permanent Style had an interesting post on the profit margins in bespoke vs. ready to wear.http://www.permanentstyle.co.uk/2014/10/bespoke-tailoring-cost-margin-and-value.html#.VJRYOcAAPNThe only thing is, he doesn't account for sales, which seems important given that some lines are often discounted.Anyway, the difference in profit margins isn't as important as the fact that RTW is scalable. You could make $1 only in a RTW garment, and $2 in a bespoke, but it's much easier...
That was once owned by Buzz Bissinger.http://www.gq.com/news-politics/newsmakers/201304/buzz-bissinger-shopaholic-gucci-addiction
I actually like Foo. Foo-centric threads are usually the ones that are the most fun.
Wish they came out to San Francisco. That jacket came out really nice.
"Comparisons between bespoke and ready-to-wear jackets are usually complicated by different makers, different fabrics, different wearers, and all manner of other variables that could matter [...] offers a rare opportunity to control for many of these confounds." --some #StyFoDude
Sick whiskers.
There's something very strange to me about people who buy machine-made things and inspect them to the level of minutia of Reddit's GYW/ EMF posters. For handmade objects, I can see the point, as it's all about the striving for perfection -- and the subtle imperfection -- that make an object beautiful. But for anything machine-made, I just don't see the point. I own about a hundred pairs of shoes from a pretty wide range of makers. Many of the ones that come from top...
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