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Black and white houndstooth is hard to wear and works with a limited range of trousers. If you are a peacock you wear it with winter white flannel. The high contrast of dark and light are visually taxing on the eye and are more memorable when worn frequently.   There are plenty of houndstooth patterns in tonal colors. Black/brown and green or navy tone on tone that are easier to wear and accessorize.    I think barleycorn is a more interesting pattern and a better...
Smaller size would interest me. Will measure some of the scissors I like or send you pictures
Hard to find anything positive to say about these jackets. The make is really sub par, below entry level. The canvass isn't shaped well for your chest but cannot be reworked.   Don't order Italian food in an Asian restaurant
Don't think anyone wants to touch this one with a ten foot pole   Vox is missed
kempandhewitt.com   is the distributor. Look for contact info on their website and ask them
   Where were you guys going?
Do you like pie? I don't remember
Good to know I can find work if I travel west. Not likely though.    Reason I go to Dallas is that is where the business started and when I decided to move to Chicago my tailors didn't want to move. They all said they want to retire with me so we keep working together. Also had 20 years of good clients so I still get to work for them. It is easier to travel when there is an infrastructure to support the work.    I do see clients in New York because I also have a bit of...
Stylists on Vespas getting espresso with Foo   The episode I saw, Foo was explaining sprezzatura at a Starbucks on the UWS.
Have a TV next to my cutting table that stays on all day.  The reruns get tedious due to the frequency of repeating the same shows from the same season. Big Bang is the worst for this. Lately It's  Cash Cab and Top Gear reruns or TCM .    keeping the thread going, waiting for WHNAY to post to see if he has good taste in television entertainment
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