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Anyone have a ballpark estimate on what the following alterations would run me with Wilfred?   Jacket let out at center back Jacket sleeves lengthened Remove small under-collar roll Pant legs let out (at both side seams, to the degree possible)   I'll contact them as well of course, but I'm on something of a short timeline, so wanted to reach out here as well.    Any other recommendations welcome for another competent tailor in Manhattan or Bronx who could do the...
+1 for solids/stripes. A pale blue end-on-end linen/cotton and a sort of mocha-y brown university stripe linen would be my grail summer shirts.     Also, my MTO suit is due to arrive today 
 Laugh all you want. I have had at least two attractive young ladies express their approval of this "least consequential" detail.
Whenever I want a latte, I always call the CEO of Starbucks directly 
Luxire, how much extra for an "It's a Nana thing" monogram?
Yes, but not double-breasted coats. If the buttons were centered on a double-breasted coat, there would be a piece of fabric just flapping about. If we're questioning why there would be double-breasted coats at all, that's a different line of reasoning, and there are plenty of plausible/historical explanations for that, I'm sure.
I would think the explanation is simply that it is the most efficient buttoning method for that cut of coat, while still preserving symmetry. Wouldn't it look awfully strange with only the row of fastening buttons? And as already mentioned, SB's proposed image above would be pretty impractical. I have no idea why sebflynn would find the normal arrangement unacceptable....
^this   Even better was the suggestion I believe NOBD made somewhere way up-thread. Simple, clean, professional.
Howard Yount pebble grain boots, size 8UK, $180, incl. shoe trees   Wish they were my size  
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