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Quote: Originally Posted by Azure And this http://www.amazon.com/London-Cut-Sav...ref=pd_sim_b_3 London cut? I personally find the London Cut book - which talks about the history and different styles of the different tailoring houses on Savile Row - while very interesting, informative and full of interesting factoids about sartorial history, is a tad too esoteric, especially if you are only starting your collection of books on men's...
Quote: Originally Posted by voxsartoria I'm not sure that Mahon cut for the PoW for "over 20 years." - B +1. Based on his blog, it sounds like he only did that for a while. IIRC, he only met the prince a couple of times.
Quote: Originally Posted by mafoofan The part of the article I quoted was not attributed to the tailors' opinions. Anyways, regardless of who came up with it, the advice is pretentious because of its attitude and value judgments: one should stay away from men with poor-fitting collars and only farmers should wear braces. It's stupid because it's vague, opaque, and unsupported: ragged buttonholes are hallmarks of bespoke, buttons are 'silly', and my...
Another article on Michael Jackson's style, in the New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/28/fa....html?emc=eta1
Quote: Originally Posted by jojobubu I wouldn't recommend a linen suit since they wrinkle so easily ... But, but, isn't that the point?
Quote: Originally Posted by andyliu52 +1000 +10000. You should also think of getting a couple of shoes in cognac and navy blue.
At the risk of being flamed, ridiculed and excoriated, I say this: I don't get Hermes printed ties. Their woven ties, on the other hand, are another story.
Quote: Originally Posted by lasbar A bit mad and a bit sad... How apt. Not to speak ill of the dead, but personally, whatever influence he had on style, I am glad that it did not linger.
Quote: Originally Posted by etb And if I have to go the custom route, any recommendations? Depending on where you live, you can use the search function and look for tailors in your area.
Quote: Originally Posted by Cary Grant So you hate it so much you just marketed it for him for free. Voila. I didn't even know the blog existed but am going to go and have a read just after I finish this post. Who knows, I might end up hooked. Or I might also hate it, and end up telling everyone about it too.
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