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this stuff is great http://www.olivia-seife.de/shop/herr...eprodukte.html I use the winter version because I have fairly dry skin.
I am currently looking through photos of single breasted suits on the internet to find some inspiration for a suit I am going to get made. Plus, if I find a photo with the right mix of fit, shoulders, etc. I could use it to help communicate to my tailor exactly what I am after. I have found some photos with great shoulders but the fit might not be what I am after. Or I found some with a fit I like a lot but then didn't like other aspects of the suit. Basically, looking...
Quote: Originally Posted by Mr Herbert average build i would guess. if off the rack usually fits well then id imagine youd be easy to fit. if you have a large torso, one sloping shoulder, bad posture and a pigeon chest you would probably be hard to fit. for what its worth, i received my first ww chan, which i had fitted in HK four weeks ago. i had measurement and two fittings in 3 days and received the suit 4 weeks later. will post fit pics later but i...
What is considered "easy to fit"? YFYF made the comment several posts back that he is relatively easy to fit and therefore might have different results than someone who is harder to fit (or just needs less fittings). Does it boil down to easy to fit = slim; and harder to fit = not so slim?
Quote: Originally Posted by Burton The Foofed trou is great if you want a look that works for pictures on iGent forums. If you actually want something classical and correct--something that works for someone who walks and is not a manequin--then his trou is too short and should be dismissed. I think the trouser length on the suit is hair too long, but I would have it dry cleaned first and then, if still too long by a touch, have it corrected. Otherwise...
Quote: Originally Posted by Michael Ay329 Do not show the tailor this picture I once did such a thing with a tailor and told him BUT don't do X, Y or Z He lost his notes and just copied the picture...to my dismay when I noticed this at the forward fitting If a picture has just about everything you like...ONLY then show him the picture. Good advice, I didn't really think about that. I'll see if I am able to find a photo of exactly...
Quote: Originally Posted by apropos PS: looks to be a completely ordinary suit albeit one that appears to be well fitted, and to my tastes - very well fitted. Quarters look as though they might be relatively closed should he take his hand out of his pocket. There are small things that influence the overall perception of this suit, such as the relation of the lapels to the face, that subtly distinguish this. Is this an example of GY's...
Quote: Originally Posted by apropos OP, because the compression artefacts in your avatar picture are annoying the hell out of me, please save this version to your hard drive and upload it as your new avatar picture. Thanks. I apologize, consider it done. Hopefully, it is a little less annoying now.
Quote: Originally Posted by rebel222 I have some shell cordovan ones. I am limiting myself to Suede right now. Trying to limit my shoes to what I consider "necessities" and how suede chukkas made it on there I am not sure.
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