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  Don't believe what the sellers tell you. It is certainly not made by Ferragamo or whatever brand you can see on the selvedge of the fabric. It is not made in England or Italy either. That Php 1,500 per yard fabric is Php 900 in Kamuning and Php 300 in Binondo. For the price you are paying it is most likely made in China. It's all polyester wool blends, mostly polyester thus the low price. I've written about having suits made and buying fabrics on my blog quite a bit. The...
One word: RTFF.
Thanks, DppDr!Cornell's makes softer suits than most local tailors. He can make acceptable copies.
 1. My friend has an experience with Glenmore shoes. He had a pair made and paid a downpayment. When he saw the shoes he decided to no longer pay the rest of the amount and just left the shoes. It's not Goodyear Welted. They say it's "close to Goodyear Welting". For reference see this post on their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/glenmoreshoes/photos/a.345526723329.157402.78859268329/10151166007223330/?type=1&source=46 2. I pass my purchases through a freight forwarder...
 Sleeve and shoulder alterations are tricky for many of the tailors here in Manila. I suggest you buy a new suit instead.
 You're not the first person to tell me that. I've had a few people email me about him not replying but they eventually were able to get in touch and get their suits.
Secret Armory is still alive. They like to keep a low profile.Tiño likes to market their suits as fashion and highlight the craftsmanship at the same time. That's probably why you don't like the photos that you see.
 The problem with waist alterations is that the pockets will look weird and out of proportion. Best to buy a new pair if you lost weight.
 You can go to Hong Kong and pick up a few yards.
 There's a Levi's outlet store in Alphaland Southgate Mall. They can slim down the leg but not sure about the waist. Best to buy jeans that fit well off the rack as there are plenty of choices out there.
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