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What's wrong with linings? If our insides matched our outsides, the world would be a much less comfortable place. I have one vintage bespoke New York-tailored wool robe. It is lined. One fabulous silk robe made for the Alan Flusser Custom Shop I sold last year had a lining and an interlining. The only issue with a quilted lining could be a slight stiffness throughout the body and sleeves of the garment.
NWT J PRESS TWEED-A-PALOOZA message me for special pricing this weekend Dear Folks: Tweed-a-palooza! 25 NWT J Press coats just added! Sizes 39 to 48, Short to Extra Long. Send me a private message THIS WEEKEND for special pricing on these beauties: http://ebay.to/15KjGz0
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
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
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