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Does that mean that they discard the pattern on which your MTM was based?Or, is it a matter of there no longer being a "production run" of the model onwhich the pattern is based? That's equivalent to what happens with RTW.
I believe that Samuelsohn makes "exclusive " suits for Paul Stuart. In other words Paul Stuart does not sell the current Samuelsohn models but only its own models. I visited the NY Paul Stuart store last year and tried several sport coats. None of them met my standard for virtually unpadded "natural shoulders". Yet in a much less distinguished store in San Francisco that carries standard Samuelsohn models, I am able to find jackets to my taste. The Greenwich model, for...
Gus, can one just show up for the Trunk Show w/o an appointment? For previous ones, appointments were de rigueur. I am not sure when I'll be in the City. Please clarify?
My tailor is Bob Stankovic in Menlo Park. He's done some complicated alterations for me, e.g. shoulder alterations with outstanding results. Several other SF members also swear by him. Unless you express urgency, he may be late with the job. Also a very nice guy, a great schmoozer. Stankovic Bob 1142 Chestnut St Menlo Park, CA 94025 Stankovic Bob1142 Chestnut StMenlo Park, CA 94025 (650) 323-9614
From the comments over the years in SF he is a superb tailor and a pleasure todeal with. I am not in the market for bespoke, but if I were, I would reluctant to choose him because his house style is not to my taste.
It's called a Fishmouth Lapel:https://www.google.com/search?q=fishmouth+lapel&client=safari&biw=1086&bih=762&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=PewiVYyJCZO4oQSo5IG4Bg&sqi=2&ved=0CB0QsAQ
Finamore, Borrelli too.
Hi neighbor. I have never owned a true trench coat. I have always favored the balmacaan Raglan sleeved single breasted raincoat.However, my late father returned from World War II with an 8th Air Force wool gabardine true trench coat which was perforated inthe front as a result his being in the proximity of an incendiary bomb during the Little Blitz of 1943-4. I wish I had it.
None. However, based on their English website, which was probably done by a cousin who studied some English in Liceo, I would do more research before purchasing. Besides, they don't carry oxford cloth pajamas. I sleep in them and have preppy/ trad/Ivy dreams. Boola Boola!
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