Originally Posted by Sebastian
99 Pounds for a pair Grenson masterpiece!!!
I just bought a nice dark brown pebble grain shoe with dainite sole (for the winter here in Austria) from him... Good communication too!
Where in Austria are you? I am jealous. I have that Reinhard Fendrich song in my head now
Why does this guy think he can get this price?
Originally Posted by rnoldh
You've nailed it.
I too thought Manton is an expert at many things.
But I hadn't realized that he's crazy.
As for a bespoke tailor, look up Darren Beamann with the search function.
Were you to commission a bespoke suit with Beamann, the thread possibilities would be endless.
Manton is batsh!t insane. I confirm it.
AtrociousOfftherack should go to Darren Beaman.
Originally Posted by sfo423
I love it when people like to type sentence as if are so sophisticated and uppity they look down on Prince Charles; "I dialed Pemberton this glorious morning to discuss the latest in exquisite fabrics from the new glorious twelfth book. As you know Pemberton is jolly chap that always assists me when I commission a new garment...."
I would not mind living life as if I were drawn by Boutet de Monvel or lived...
Originally Posted by Fuuma
The aristocratic aspirations of some members of the upper middle-class make me laugh very hard so I'll probably browse a little. Technical information is nice but I care very little for "which bespoke tailor is best" type of threads.
I find the arriviste snob-cravings less apparent there than on certain other fora. It's a nice place, even if it moves slowly and sometimes has strange undercurrents. When there...
Originally Posted by voxsartoria
What's with the cheapo dress set? Tom Ford advises: "Double price, double TheSexy."
Shouldn't the links be double-sided? Also, how many purchasers do you expect to have in this economy?