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Quote: Originally Posted by seok what's the diff w/2 the two items? interesting that it's got a $30 diff. The less expensive pair has a "dent" in the toe (per the description) of the right boot.
A little poem for those (like me) with shoe envy ... I wish I may I wish I might that Aportnoy's feet would grow tonight -- Just two sizes is all I ask ... and with this feet would grow the lasts on all his shoes, so when he wakes they'd be my size and I could take him up when he occasionally sells a magnificent pair o' cordovan shells, or perhaps Lobbs ... or Mantellassis -- I wouldn't be too picky or bossy I just insist on one small thing That his feet...
I'm ISO a *really* good tailor in the San Francisco Bay Area. You know, someone who you can take a Kiton jacket to and feel at ease? Someone who knows how to do functional buttons on a sleeve well. Etc. Any recommendations?
Any collective comments on the style notations thus far?
How do A-Man's prices compare with Chan's? If the price was right I'd do a vest at Jantzen, but I'm saving my suiting for that "other" league.
Who else has that Barba collar roll ... I love that look. Can I get this same roll in a Jantzen?
Quote: Originally Posted by whoopee May I ask who made those trousers? Flusser? Which reminds me, also consider if you would like the trousers lined. Spano. Yes, I'd like them lined, but not sure how far down.
Here are some inspirational pictures ... this isn't in line with what I'm thinking of for this suit, but it's some very nice custom work on trousers.
Quote: Originally Posted by whoopee Oh, a couple other things. Lining (and if you like a different sleeve lining) Normal waist, side tabs, brace back Rise (low, medium, high) Lining (and if you like a different sleeve lining) - something personal but with style and taste - not sure yet Normal waist, side tabs, brace back - normal for the more modern suit I'm considering, though I like side tabs. Rise (low, medium, high) - in a more...
Quote: Originally Posted by whoopee If you do go with three buttons, stay away from the peak. They almost always end up looking abbreviated, disallowed from flourishing in dramatic glory (think a nice morning coat). Straight pockets is a good idea for you first suit. Do you have a fabric design and weight in mind>? Good points. In suiting tend to favor midweight fabrics -- mostly for trouser wear (I generally feel more comfortable in a...
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