Quote:Originally Posted by bboysdontcryy Well, here's a good one that the OP should look up -- (Don't try to) teach your grandmother to suck eggs.
Was this suit the product of a 'collaborative' effort?
Quote:Originally Posted by sugarbutch Lovelace, will you not make yourself clear? Damn you, man!
Sometimes one needs to be elliptical, sometimes hyperbolic, or at other times parabolic but should avoid being tangential.
Has the suit pictured a few pages back been delivered or is there still another fitting to be had? If so perhaps all is not lost.
Sometimes these things just go wrong. One of the pitfalls of the travelling tailor model.
I have never...
Quote:Originally Posted by bboysdontcryy You might be right! I'll check next time.
If they do you wouldn't have to pay the tailors mark up.
Do they still have those cloth shops on and around Regent Street?
I only venture into...
Quote:Originally Posted by bboysdontcryy Florescent light.
Making this up as a casual suit, but here's the length against tan trousers. Grey or cream would probably work better, I think.
The cloth is nice.
Did you get that from...
Quote:Originally Posted by bboysdontcryy
LOL. Those colours sound outrageous.
The cloth selection these days seems tame compared to even 20 years ago.
Some of the stuff my tailor has on his shelves from the 60's and 70's Well.