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I think some of the obsession with showy details derives from insecurity: If I've paid so much for this bespoke item, I damn well want something that announces it. I admit to having to fight that urge at times.One caveat. I don't think this applies to Foo at all, as I've not seen even the tiniest bit of insecurity in him.Rob
An accusation I have learned to live with.Rob
That sort of thinking is what led to Western wear.Rob
I have ordered from Sam Hober and will order more from that site. I have also ordered a number of ties from A Suitable Wardrobe, mostly Drakes. I have one tie from Kent Wang. Those are just a few that you find what you like. Rob
K, I sent you a pm with Chris' email address. I know he will respond to that much more quickly. Rob
I've used Allen Edmonds large shoe trees on the 89 last for the past 3 or 4 years. No problem with the shoes; they look and have worn just fine. Rob
I hope it isn't true; I'm sitting in one right now. Rob
"It’s said he is a true artist and will charge you a price befitting your character. If you are judged a truly dishonest man (the worst thing a man can be), Ambrosi will make you wait years before finally presenting you with the trouser he’s made, then let you touch and feel them, so that you are absolutely convinced a finer pair of trousers does not exist in the world and never could, before suddenly ripping them from your hands and cutting them to shreds with his...
Could be a few other things such as patch pockets, edge stitching in addition to the items mentioned above. Basically, anything that would make it less formal than what you would expect in a basic business suit.
Nothing wrong with the collar you linked from Modern Tailor.
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