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 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)  
Last days of summer     Blue-Red Japanese Grenadine tie Cream Vintage Kimono Silk pocket square   Non-Vanda is Luigi Bianchi Mantova and Gitman for Epaulet.
Closet cleaning: loath as I am to let this go, I have so many navy ties and not all of them get worn. This beautiful tie is made completely by hand by Gerald Shen and Diana Chan of Vanda Fine Clothing, in a six-fold construction with hand-rolled edges. It's made in a beautiful silk-linen (52%/48%) fabric, with a bicolor navy-turquoise weave. Vanda has the tie up on its website here, and normally I would include studio shots, but I actually think the tie is more navy than...
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