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Gentlemen, I enjoy the direction this discussion has turned to. I can understand and even respect your standpoints a lot better now, thanks for sharing your thoughts.
Well, I guess I just simply have a different attitude than most of you, but to me products made by the hands of a true craftsman are a unique piece of art. True artists create things for a reason and in case of a shoemaker, tailor or watchmaker they create their products to be used. Sadly craftsman are not able to earn as much money with the work of their hands as others do in different fields of work. So for a shoemaker to be able to feed his family he will agree on...
Luxire, the collar is lined but unfused, right? Also, just like clapeyron would love to see a group picture of all the buttons available for pants and jackets. Do you offer YKK zipers?
I might have overreacted, but calling my post, in which I suggest to someone to wear his (at least) 24 pairs of shoes instead of buying even more, nonsense, made my blood boil a little. I hate watching people collect things which are meant to be used in large numbers only to use them far too little or not at all. I consider wearing a shoe only once a year a waste of time, material and worksmanship because it's very likely the shoe will outlive me without myself getting the...
Sounds like you had a wonderful time at their store! Happy to read that their SA at the shop are just as patient and helpful as Mr. Kuti is via email. Vass is a class act.
Indeed I didn't. Seems I either have missed the measurement or it was not asked for back then. So everything is fine and I can even put it into Luxire's form without it being a custom request. Thanks for pointing out!
Well, from what I have read at AAAC and SF it's not a "different scheme" those tailors use, but the standard amongst bespoke tailors. The measurements my chinos came in did not differ significantly from what I requested, only the fit has also to do with how much the front and back rise as per Luxire's definition curves. That's the reason I will include the outseam length as well, as it will be the needed measurement to exactly determine where the pants will sit on my...
I'd like to discuss rise at this point. I found a thread at AAAC which suggest what we are talking about is not the front/back rise but rather something tailors might call front and back length, while the rise is the outseam of the pants minus the inseam. http://www.askandyaboutclothes.com/forum/showthread.php?106322-A-question-for-a-tailor-re-rise&s=3fdd8dd1297be2d9f7d88567b6a41a82 If you have a look at the picture in post #14, the front length is 9 to 10 back length is...
Some people pile up as much as they can, for the sole reason because they can. Others can appreciated the time, materials and worksmanship needed to create something unique. They will handle those products with as much respect, pride and care as possible for as long as possible, no matter how much more they can afford. Style has little to do with dress and a lot to do with attitude, which is why some people will never be regarded as classy or stylish by myself no matter...
You need to stop buying new shoes. You do own plenty of nice ones to rotate around already, wear them! What a waste if 23 pairs sit at home waiting every single day. My favorite is the dark brown suede chukka by EG on the 808 last.
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