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I have yet to experience any of the major errors others have reported. To date, I have had three odd jackets, seven suits and twenty-one shirts made. "Quality" bespoke tailoring in Canada is almost non-existent. I could travel to America where the options are greater but at this point I do not have the time nor inclination to do so. So, from a rational viewpoint I decided to take a chance with Hiras and will continue to work with them. Developing a relationship with...
Nice sport coat. I wanted this when it was first listed and wondered who got in ahead of me. Good luck with the sale.
I recently commissioned Hiras to do two sportcoats just to see what the end result would be and i was pleasantly surprised. They even threw in two shirts as part of the price on my asking. Local MTM is limited (Coppley, which is good but no options for full canvas construction) and bespoke is non-existent. I could travel but having the service come to me is a nice option to have. Peter Chettiar was the fitter. He was very personable and I enjoyed working with him. As...
If you are a size 9 US I wouldn't worry about the impact of a "longer last". They won't look clownish. Get them. If they don't work for you, I'll buy them.
http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=53633 http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=137824 http://the-last-shall-be-first.blogs...label/Breanish
Heritage Research, nonnative & White Mountaineering are several of many companies like Cabourn re-interpreting the past. They all have done interesting pieces. F/W 2010 was more like what you are looking for (maybe) as compared to Spring/Summer 2011. Interesting looks and fabrics. I've liked the products I've bought from all of the above but I just don't know if they will have the bulletproof quality of say Filson to function for 20 years. ...
Quote: Originally Posted by dallasdandy Any ideas how the 42.5 would equate to US sizes. I.m usually a narrow 9.5 or 10 u last 42.5 = 9 us
Quote: Originally Posted by aj_del thanks ... I feel they are a bit too chunky for city wear How about these: hiking boot ethos with less chunk.
Quote: Originally Posted by Style Guru If JL is truly labeling his shoes EE then he's doing it for US customers because there is no EE in English sizing. It goes from D(a US B) to H (a wide US EEE) Church used to size their shoes for the US market by labeling and making various US widths while in England many models only had the medium UK F width or at most an F and a G. Afew model were a E (a US C) And btw, there's only about 1/8" different in widths...
Quote: Originally Posted by JulianB Does anybody know which Northampton shoes maker makes Mr McNairy's shoes for him? Thanks Not sure but he used Sanders for his boot collaboration with A Continuous Lean.
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