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I agree with you completely. I've noticed with my MTM experiences that there is a disconnect between my expectations and what the tailor has in mind based on what he hears. My issues with my own MTM has been with fit and lack of certain options such as lapel width or style. I wasn't "blown away" by my commissions and find myself reaching for my heavily tailored OTR garments more so than my MTM garments.With bespoke, the issue would be trying to make a tailor do...
Shawl is an option, I just find that peak lapels look better on my wider shoulders. The two pictures above are the same Tom Ford tuxedo, the color is very washed out (Blackberry camera). That TF tuxedo is a traditional black with satin facings. The only thing that's not completely traditional about it is that it's a 2 button, versus 1 button. Who do you recommend for bespoke? I've included a picture of the Casino Royale tuxedo that I had in mind in my original post. ...
The Tom Ford tuxedo comes out to about $2300 after taxes and alterations. I've tried MTM in the past, the measurements are directly from my clothing. I have a local tailor and another tailor at my local Neiman Marcus (the TF tuxedo is from NM). I find that I have better results with OTR after my local tailor's adjustments than with my past MTM experiences. I still had to get some alterations done on my MTM pieces by my local tailor. Another option would be Napoli Su...
Hello, I'm looking for my first tuxedo to wear to social functions and perhaps to future weddings. My budget is $3.5k. I'm considering Kent Wang's MTM option to try a peak lapel, one button, roped shoulder tuxedo (similar to the one that Daniel Craig wore in Casino Royale). I am in the medical field, so my clothing can have a little style but should border more on the side of classic. Also, I came across this Tom Ford tuxedo that has a peak lapel, but is two button....
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Thank you. The quality is amazing, but the normal designs don't do anything for me. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to get much use from that tie in my wardrobe, hopefully someone else will.
Time to empty the closet again of some unworn ties. Most of the ties are new without tags, the Sam Hober ties and PRL tie have been worn 2x each, but in mint condition (except the grenadine). Prices include priority shipping, CONUS. Add $10 USD for international shipping. Please no lowballing, prices are pretty firm. However, send me your offers as the worst I can do is say no. Thank you for your time and best of luck as all sales are final! Please send payments to...
Prices include priority shipping, CONUS. Please inquire about international shipping. All sales are final. Thank you for your time. 1. Vineyard Vine Navy/Brown belt, size Medium (~size 34 belt, 1.5" wide) $19.99 shipped One spot near the tail as shown in the picture, the belt came like this from the Vineyard Vines store 2. Hermes Concentre d'orange Verte cologne, 50 mL $38 shipped SOLD! Over 90% remaining, purchased from the Hermes boutique in Dallas. ...
Prices include priority shipping, CONUS. Please inquire about international shipping. All sales are final. Thank you for your time. 1. Vineyard Vine Navy/Brown belt, size Medium (~size 34 belt, 1.5" wide) $30.99 shipped One spot near the tail as shown in the picture, the belt came like this from the Vineyard Vines store 2. Louis Vuitton Porte Adresse Bill Clip Money Clip $118 shipped SOLD Includes the original box and dust bag, purchased at the Galleria...
Anybody have a swatch set that they are done with? Thank you.
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