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All remaining fabrics discounted & moved to ebay.
I got to American Sember this afternoon.Still many wonderful things available.I like distinctive weaves, may or may not be SF approved. Whatever. These four are all cotton except for the blue and white, which is cotton and silk. Not sure of mills.Want to go back for others that I swatched.
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SALE 40% OFF OVER 250 ITEMS! Yes, folks, time to move 'em out! Listings include suits, sport coats & blazers, shirts, shoes, outerwear, accessories and more! This is just a smattering: The sale will end as all good things must, in this case at midnight Monday PST. Find all listings here; 40% OFF SALE FINAL DAY; also NEW SUITING FABRICS LISTED Dear Folks: The 40% off sale on over 200 items continues through Monday night midnight PST....
Very good interview, but I think there is one transcription error: for "Ouijee," subsitute Weegee.
J Press, Henry Poole, Bernard Weatherill, Alan Flusser on ebay ENDING THIS EVENING! Dear Folks: A select group of auctions of the best RTW and bespoke tailored clothing ends THIS EVENING. Tailoring houses and labels include Henry Poole, Kilgour, French & Stanbury, Adrian Jules and Bernard Weatherill. Among the tastier listings: Many sizes of formal shirts from J Press, wing and point collar styles, $130---->$39.99. Find all J Press formal shirt listings...
Final hour Final hour for over a dozen auctions! Also: just added: 70 NWT formal shirts from J Press, wing or point collar, all sizes! From J Press: $130. From me: $39.99. Find all J Press formal shirt listings here: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=360655548203&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT Find all listings here: http://www.ebay.com/sch/mack11211/m.html
NWT J Press, RLPL, Henry Poole, Fallan & Harvey, NY bespoke on ebay (285 items!) Dear Folks: This week, a giant selection of bespoke coats and suits from the best houses in the USA and England. American labels include Alan Flusser and Anthony Zanghi/Herzfeld of New York, and Albert Mariani of Los Angeles (tailor to Humphrey Bogart and Ronald Reegan), English labels include Fallan & Harvey, Kilgour, French & Stanbury, Alan Bennett, and Henry Poole. There is also fine...
The issue with me for a lot of these FU plaid coats of the 70s is that construction is often poor; specifically, they have stiff fusing. This detracts from the pleasure of wearing a coat. Around the turn of the decade (60s into 70s) fusing seems to have entered middle-market coat production in a big way. I don't know if these coats were stiff to begin with, but now, 40 years later, they very much are (the chemical composition changes, just like the glue binding old...
Some of the larger format patterns recall the late 60s or early 70s, when lapels widened and larger collars and suit fabric patterns became popular as well.
Just listed a suit with the same label.Listing includes a link to an article about "Reagan's Tailor" from 1987.
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