Sorry, the thread has changed a bit in the past week, but about this way of covering the stitching on the sole
As rubber strip covers the groove and protects the stitching and acts as grip.
He calls it "pitian' finish.
Does anybody know a mill called Robert Laidlaw? I just bought a cut of a fresco sort of fabric. The selvage reads.
SPECIAL TRAVEL SUIT BY ROBERT LAIDLAW SUPER 100 WOOL MADE IN ENGLAND.
I would say it is no more than 250gsm,
I am just curious as I couldn't find anything in the net. Only that there as a mill called Robert Laidlaw in Keith that closed down in 1972. There is no way my fabric is so old.
Thanks in advance!
Mimo has painted a very grim picture that unfortunately is real. I think he is based in Oman. If I am correct I saw a picture of him in Muscat Airport.
just a couple of additions/ corrections.
Bespoke is the upmarket branch of Parmar Tailors. I never go there and I prefer to visit the Bur Dubai branch that it is cheaper.
This is review from somebody that bought a suit in...
I am afraid Middle East in a desert when it comes to tailoring.
If you dont want to go to a tailor mall, (Zegna or Armani) Leonard Dogsdail has an outlet in an industrial state in Al Quoz. http://www.timeoutdubai.com/aroundtown/features/8850-leonard-logsdail
Prices in the article are from 2009.
There are a lot of tailors in Deira: I had tried Parmar, Santoba and Whistle and Flute as well as several others for alterations. Tailors here need a...