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since CMT1 recommended the Large Pilot from Maratac, I want to nominate the Mid Sized Pilot II watch, because pilot watches under 40 mm are a rareity and this one's size is simply perfect (39mm) Maratac Mid Pilot II $279 - 39mm case diameter, reliable Japanese automatic Miyota (8245) 21 jewel movement, looks great with NATO straps in olive or brown leather, sapphire crystal dome, 40 hr power reserve, sub-second markings with super luminova C3, matte stainless steel case,...
he really disappeared - Tumblr is gone and so are the pictureshttp://maxim-victorsf.tumblr.com
quick question on fabric lengths to order: I want to have a 3/4 length overcoat made, hitting between the kneecap and waist I'm a suit size 42 regular would 3.25 yards work if the fabric has no pattern to match and it's a simple single button coat (not double breasted)?
* Taper your jacket sleeves, too, when going bespoke - So many posters on SF show up with very expensive suits and jackets with perfectly fitted shoulders, torso's and pants but jackets where the tailor attached a 'standard' ill fitting sleeves.Especially the circumference of the cuff opening. The same applies to bespoke shirts. Ill fitting sleeves are the telltale sign of RTW, so don't make your bespoke suit look like it * Jacket length - err on side of a little short...
these group buys would be a lot easier for the cloth companies if there was only one or two options for length, rather than 20 or 30 random individual lengths 5 yards for suits, 3 yards for jackets and the cost of the extra cloth is the tarriff we incur for participating and making it easy for them to cut one standard size the other thing we could do as buyers is have the sections mailed in one shipment to the main organizer, who then parcels out the individual sections...
Thanks guys, but the Dugdale is brown and cream as opposed to brown and black Dugdale swatch: I'm hoping for something darker, like this: 1 Dugdale's is more like this:
can anyone recommend a fabric book where I can find a worsted version of a brown houndstooth (heavier weight) like the one in the picture?
^ dopey....what fabric supplier has the cream w/ brown graph for shirting, if you may recall? I'd love one like that made
p.s. nice example of barleycorn jacket on Caccioppoli's tumblr: http://caccioppoli1920.tumblr.com/post/42580895545/lnsee-orazio-luciano-x-caccioppoli-tweed-lots
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