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Indeed they do because there are several dozen if not hundreds of these tailor shops in Silom, Sukhumvit, and even the beaches of Phuket, Ko Samui and Hua Hin. (I would be unsurprised to learn that per capita Thailand has more tailor shops than any other country in the world.) That market is holiday makers who are in Thailand for 1 - 4 weeks. At the end of their holiday they still have a bit of money left so on a whim they "treat" themselves to a little "luxury" because...
Not the clearest picture. It looks too low to be a mandarin collar, which is 2 - 5cm (1"-2") high. Based on the height I see I think it's a band collar. A Nehru collar is between a band collar and a mandarin collar; I guess this is what the OP is looking for.
I think this is the most remarkable one I've ever seen. Coat length: 96cm/37.8in from back of collar to hem. This is based on a size 48.100% alligator skin, alligator mississippiensis, USALining: 55% cupro, 45% cottonMade in ItalyReversible too. [[SPOILER]]
RIP, Stitchy. His epitaph: "Lawlz. Kop moar kops."
There is another Japanese tannery that does cordovan: "In 1946, TERAKOSHI INDUSTRY, established ARC LEATHER JAPAN CO., LTD. as a specialized horse leather tannery in Himeji, Hyogo where is the birth place of leather industry." http://www.b-mall.ne.jp/CompanyDetail-JQbqCQdvFQgs.aspx Horse-Butt (馬尻: Umajiri). Umajiri is also a surname in Japan.
Blooody hell... you're in Osaka!!! Where you in September when I posted this http://www.styleforum.net/t/399789/japan-shopping-october-2014-help#post_7397646 :PI learned about PT01 and GTA about 3-4 years ago. I was shopping for Incotex and found the other brands hanging beside them. Even posted about them here back then.They're both Italian companies.
You're welcome. If you haven't read this thread http://www.styleforum.net/t/182975/tokyo-tips you may want to do so. Based on your username I'll guess you're Korean. and if you are in Korea you ought to check of the Paju Premium Outlet, specifically the Lansmere and Boon The Shop outlet shops. PT01 at approx. 200,000 won (U$200). Plenty of size 46 and 48 trousers. Lansmere also has a lot of Incotex pants. Another good outlet to check out there is Beaker. BTW, you can...
Rakuten, which is an online site. GTA - http://item.rakuten.co.jp/z-craft/c/0000010665/ and scroll down. PT01 - http://www.rakuten.ne.jp/gold/viajero1984/category/pt01.htm, http://item.rakuten.co.jp/ikinakikonashi/c/0000000578/l Also check out Germano pants, http://www.confitex.com/?page_id=279, http://item.rakuten.co.jp/ikinakikonashi/c/0000000570/ And Siviglia, http://siviglia.com/collezioni/collezione-uomo-2014-2015/ ,...
Okay, so no bread crumbs for me to follow so I'll leave a trail. I had 5 free hours in Osaka and learnt about Shinsaibashi, a district of high-end retail shops. Having only the address of the Beams store I exited the subway at Shinsaibashi station and found an English speaking subway employee who provided me a neighbourhood map and pointed me in the right direction. On my walk to Shinsaibashi I visited the the shops of JM Weston, Berluti, and Regal (a well-known Japanese...
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