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 Great, thought something along these lines was the case. Thanks!
  Glad you're using him! Though, FWIW, the place across the street from EP in the LES has always done fine work for me (not sloppy at all) for hems. Hems are the only thing I've had done there, though. Also, I've never waited longer than a few days for something relatively simple like tapering pant legs. Any tailor or dry cleaner will make you wait two weeks if you let them. When you take your pants in, if you say, for instance, "Today's Monday, and I'd like to pick them...
 I go to Pablo at Stanton Street Tailors, around the corner from the LES store. Their prices are very fair, and their work is the best I've ever seen. Others have reported long wait times there, but I've never experienced that (with the exception of taking in jackets, which takes longer, and which they're up front about). Pablo's knowledgeable about modern fits, but will gently caution you if he thinks something won't look good. I strongly recommend their work. The store...
  What he said.  @kumizi If you wear a 42 in EP's sportcoats, and XL might fit you. It might be oversized, but chunky cardigans I think look good that way.
Sold! Thanks all for the interest.
Sold. Thanks all for the interest.
 Great response. An addendum: it's becoming slightly more common to see black warp dark indigo weft jeans, which fades to a kind of amazing electric blue. RGTs "dark" denim might be of this variety, can't quite tell if it is or not. Regardless, this is also something to look for, and made the whole dark denim thing work for me.
  Got you back via PM. Thanks!
Pretty sure EP has that very item on the docket for this fall.
Still summer (xpost)  
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