there are only a few domestic tie factories left.
many are using the same one.
I know alexander Olch has opened up his own workroom.
Most are using non-traditonal fabrics.
most would not work on the automated Liba machine that most ties...
Quote:Originally Posted by jefferyd
I tried to photograph that shirt you sent me but couldn't get the details. Now that I have some extension tubes for my camera I think I can pull it off, if you wouldn't mind commenting them, as...
my father was in France during WWII.
became a bit of a francophile
not sure how he found these tailors without the help of the internet.
I guess the old fashioned way. He must have asked other well dressed men.
sorry for the cellphone photos
Feruch DB no vents 1983 slightly lower gorge line on the lapels Dupioi silk.
if I wear it today, I will take a photo
Burgundy Smalto side vents 1976 sadly does not fit me.. about a size 42 if...
I wear my fathers suits from Smalto and Feruch.
if you saw them in person, you would understand why NSM turns me off.
strong shoulders, fully padded canvas, but with a high armhole.
needle work is sublime.
i will take some photos of...
do we know the price that SG sells the fabric to the trade at?
i do not. so there could have been a very large mark up added by the price by he assorted distributors, and shirtmakers..
I know of a mill in Europe that is off the...
Quote:Originally Posted by mafoofan If you are making choices without respect to the reputation of a fabric maker, then I'd argue that you aren't making informed choices. Your shirtmaker, like any other, is unreliable on his own.
Quote:Originally Posted by archetypal_yuppie And what did you think of them?
Nice.. except they do not look like a dress shirt.
does not fall the same way cotton does
i have had some 100%wool brushed flannel in a shirt weight.