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Thanks @in stitches. Suit - local MTM. Trousers are not satisfactory yet, but we are very close on the jacket fit after a few iterations. Shirt - local MTM Tie - Luciano Barbera Macclesfield Hank - Massimo Dutti Wool/Silk Hoofs - Carmina Dark Brown Wingtip Oxfords
I think we all agree that there will be errors and garments that are suboptimal after going through the process a number of times, whether mtm or bespoke with the benefit of a wonderful tailor. I don't think one should get the most expensive because you can. The rate of error should be a factor at the beginning and thats why I've said that a local tailor either the mystery Auckland tailor or pjohnson would be great for jfrater. Someone local with whom he can build a...
Here here. Should have put this first!
Just to weigh in here. I think the recommendation of L&L is not just because they are the most expensive but because Antonio is an excellent tailor and having the guidance of an excellent tailor is the best way to resolve fit issues, pick fabrics, etc. I think that Patrick Johnson is likely the best alternative for @jfrater based on what I've seen of their work and the benefits of having someone actually see him and the clothes together. If jfrater is new to menswear, why...
Just put in for oeso and oesk at barrel strength. Looking forward to receiving and trying the 2014 editions.
Xavier has done great work for me consistently and I trust him with big jobs (ie shortening jackets, etc)
In the new men's store? If anyone goes and can proxy I've seen the ties and they are gorgeous. Don't know if I can make it over there today but I'm in downtown TO and could meet up @othertravel @akoustas PM me if you are going....
This is a frustrating hobby......until it pays off. No btac or pappy for me but I just secured the following: 3 EH Taylor Barrel proof 1 Parkers heritage wheat 4 OWA 107 2 Elijah Craig barrel proof 2 Elmer t Lee Very excited to finally score much of the stuff I was looking for.
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