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Agreed. He does cut things a little narrower.
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I have met enough tailors, shoemakers and artisans to know that they all have opinions about the work of their peers and competitors. The opinions, whether in admiration or crtical, become stronger in familiar company. Unfortunately, the posts of certain individuals on this thread is a clear example of what Mafoo has noted about the infiltration of SF sanctioned vendors and affiliates into topics of public discussion. I can't help but see these comments as self serving at...
From David's interview with Luca: LR: The first step for a young tailor is to do alterations. The last thing they will learn is how to make a jacket... So for the first couple of years, they only do alterations. When they're very good with alterations, they will start playing with jackets. They start out by making clothes for the family. This suit I'm wearing now was made by one of our young tailors, and he was very happy that I wore his jacket at Pitti. After they make...
He didn't say. I didn't ask. It was not important enough of a detail for me.
Finally met Gennaro Paone and his nephew Raffaele at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental today with Maomao. Two wonderful gentlemen. Low key and humble, both made quick work of my measurements. Very impressed that he recognised the jacket he measured me for last April when i visited Rubinacci in Naples. Ordered a winter weight H Lesser navy serge DB blazer in "stilo classico Napolitano". Left it to Gennaro to interpret what that means. Unfortunately I wasn't able to take...
I shall be there in my finest Rubinacci, that may or may not have been cut by Genarro.
Very excited that Genarro is heading to HK. Can't wait to check out the trunk show. Stay tune for photos!
Amar, would love to see more of the suit. Any chance of a full body shot?
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