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Vest ( waist coat) doesn't have to match jacket material but if it is satin as mine is, it should be the same satin as the satin lapels of the jacket. studs: onyx Shirt: I have a creme or off-white silk pleated evening shirt (no longer fits). I haven't seen one in years. It'll probably have to be made for you.
"something that thick would be hard to tailor?I disagree. I owned a 32 oz melton British Warm made by the New York Tailor Chipp ( Winston Tailors)when I lived in Chicago. I still have an Invertere greatcoat that must be at least that thick. Both were RTW.You might wish to check with O'Connells to find out where they get their fabric. Or they might have anRTW solution for you:http://www.oconnellsclothing.com/home.php?cat=377
Wilkes? I've never been a big fan of Wilkes, having more or less Paul Stuart taste, but I concede that under their founder,they offered some distinctive clothing in the San Francisco menswear desert. Less so now with their corporate owners.At least in tailored clothing, difference between Wilkes and their Union Square rivals, Saks, Niemans, and Barneys haspractically vanished.Re: Louis Boston. When I visited the store in '09 one of the things that put me off and indicated...
I visited the store in '09 before they moved. It was already in decline.
How about H. Freeman?http://www.hfreemanco.com
The designer should be sentenced to re-education camp
Back of jacket remains a disaster
Ridiculous. Tweed jackets are bad enough with them, IMHO.
You might check out this place. I've never been there and am a very easy fit in jackets so my challenge is to get what I like- I am very fussy, because most fit me. Anyway, it has been highly recommended at least in the Ask Andy Forum when I read it some years ago. http://www.lsmensclothing.com Here's a more current endorsement: post #7 of 10 11/26/14 Mark Seitelman Posts: 787 Joined: 10/2004 Location: New York City Two reputable clothing establishments (both 2nd...
Where are you? Find other shops. Don't go near the shop you describe. Read the Tailoring Thread. http://www.styleforum.net/t/265924/the-tailors-thread-fit-feedback-and-alteration-suggestions
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