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^I know what is in their books and looking for something with a less britishy finish (if that makes sense). Open to Holland & Sherry however (e.g., is the H&S Ascot book worth a look?). TIA
nothing too british (e.g., Smiths, Lesser, etc.). TIA
May I please have a few recommendations for jacketing books? I'm looking for something simple, perhaps even just a blue blazer and at least 9oz. TIA
http://parisiangentleman.fr/2014/06/17/ma-nouvelle-vie-chez-berluti-entretien-avec-anthony-delos/
Nice interview on PG with Delos: http://parisiangentleman.fr/2014/06/17/ma-nouvelle-vie-chez-berluti-entretien-avec-anthony-delos/ He looks happy and healthy. I really enjoyed working with him, and happy to hear that he is still making. He is such a nice guy and a talented shoemaker.
Romain Le Dantec: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6o0i0c9dAGg and don't remember this being posted before.. M. Marc de Luca: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBKHir7CZFg
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If I'm not mistaken Cifonelli actually does have some sort of licensing or other type of arrangment in Japan. There are Cifonelli departments in Hankyu Men's and last time i checked maybe 3 or 4 years ago the stuff was made in Japan IIRC. Poole had a department there as well. AFAIK, they also sell (or sold) stuff in Isetan, and Mitsukoshi.
^I never knew that I suppose it is only fair that I add Hermes with JLP as another example of bespoke and rtw working well together (but again like Charvet there the business owners/developers aren't also supposed to be involved in the actual making of the bespoke product, and it is perhaps more an example of a luxury conglomerate purchasing a bespoke brand and improving it). Nice photos of the mesure samples in Paris from all the stores to be polished, etc and returned...
^i meant trying to buy a tailoring house and develop a bespoke platform. is it possible to get a bespoke suit at brioni? another way for a tailor to broaden the revenue stream is to also offer mtm...
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