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No, but French RTW certainly had one, from the late 60s through the end of the 70s with Pierre Cardin, Pierre Balmain, YSL, Dior, Givenchy, etc. If you look at this Barneys shirt ad from the mid 70s, about a quarter of the names on the labels are French. Most French designers diffusing their names had no background in custom tailoring, but at least one did: Gilbert Feruch. Cardin defined the silhouette of the 70s, which was, yes, precisely fitted and so part of the same...
Edward Green, Alden & Polo cordovan, Chipp, Paul Stuart, more on ebay (150 auctions!) Dozens of items closing this evening, many with $9.99 opening bids and no reserve! Among this week's auctions! NEW $1400 EDWARD GREEN england ASQUITH SUEDE SHOES 8.5 uk 9 us 42 eu 888 last http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-1400-EDWARD-GREEN-england-ASQUITH-SUEDE-SHOES-8-5-uk-9-us-42-eu-888-last-/381060362231?pt=US_Men_s_Shoes&hash=item58b8f7aff7 [just one of THREE PAIR of NIB Edward...
The Duke of Windsor had his coats made in London and his trousers in New York. The reason may have been the London tailors' reluctance to use zippers. Here is one of his transatlantic suits. But yes, if there is any patterned cloth, make sure every piece is facing in the same direction.
NIB shell cordovan just listed NIB $600 ALDEN usa CIGAR SHELL CORDOVAN OXFORD SHOES 9D us 42 eu http://www.ebay.com/itm/NIB-600-ALDEN-usa-CIGAR-SHELL-CORDOVAN-OXFORD-SHOES-9D-us-42-eu-/381055658995?ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT NIB $695 POLO RALPH LAUREN crockett & jones SHELL CORDOVAN WINGTIPS 9D us 42 eu http://www.ebay.com/itm/NIB-695-POLO-RALPH-LAUREN-crockett-jones-SHELL-CORDOVAN-WINGTIPS-9D-us-42-eu-/361118419809?ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT
He does have a twitter handle based on his name. Doesn't seem to be affiliated with HY, but you could still tweet at him and see if he answers.
I see it but choose to unsee it because I wish to wear my own plaid coats without much wailing and gnashing of teeth.
Anderson & Sheppard, Chipp, RLPL, Polo and DOZENS OF $9.99 AUCTIONS ENDING TONIGHT Dear Folks: This week auction listings are studded with the best names: RLPL and Polo RL, Anderson & Sheppard, Raphael New York, Edgar Pomeroy, and more. Starting bids are low and always include domestic shipping. Auctions close TONIGHT (Sunday): just before 10 PM ES There is also a selection of items in auctions with $9.99 opening bids. This includes shipping! Some of the...
It was all RFID this year. Weren't you chipped?
Yes, it is most def
By my suitmaker's CMT chart, that would do you for a size 52 or 54 eu. Other places may cut your pattern more economically..
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