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I do not know about "odd-looking" but a traditional Burberry quality coat may be found at: http://www.grenfelluk.com/rest-of-the-world/menswear/mens-coats/grenfell-windsor-trench-coat http://mackintosh-uk.tumblr.com/post/128235505103/gm-012fd-yg09-khaki-cotton-trench-coat-with
Beautiful! My kind of ties. What is the standard width? Thanks.
Perry Ercolino. Based in PA but visits NYC weekly, I believe. Has an excellent reputation. I am not a customer. http://www.perryercolino.com Also in New York: http://olivermoorebootmakers.com I dropped into the store a year and a half ago to get out of a snowstorm. A customer was in for a try-on. He raved about them. I have no idea about their process.
On the way home from last night's very simpatico Meet-Up, I drove by this place. It was dark and there was nowhere to park, so I checked them out on the Web. Deja Vu. Looks like a clone of similar "programs" Anyone know anything about them? Maybe they'd like to host a Meet-Up?
Tapping your way to Stardom!
From their website showing their clients' clothes, they specialize in provincial poor taste. I wouldn't go near them. There is a guy in LA who dresses in what appears to be a pure Pre- War US style and his clothes, if I remember correctly, are made for him locally. He may've shown up in SF and/or Ask Andy around five years ago. I can't find him on the Web- don't remember his name. He's worth looking for because the way he dresses, he could have been in the film " China...
God ! I miss Nantucket.
1. Style, cut 2. Whether it fits and is appropriate to wearer's build 3. Shoes, shirt, etc.
The old Barney's on 7th Ave and 17th St was a discounter with a huge selection and sales help that were the menswear equivalent of the storied " Lindy's waiters" of the time: abrasive and abrupt.. My Dad used to take me there, although he shopped at Rogers Peet and Brooks Brothers. In the 70s the business model changed: In a 1973 interview with Business Week, Fred Pressman, Barney Pressman's son, became "convinced that the discount route definitely was not for us. My...
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