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I have 4 Cheaney's (1 own brand, 3 outsourced work) vs 2 C&J's and although my fave out of the bunch is outsourced Cheaney's, I would say C&J. - slightly higher quality leather, better construction,
Your current charcoal suit could be used for interviews/meetings; for work, you could wear both in most environments. If you need a suit to be worn specifically for interviews and meetings, and also for work, then the second suit.
Quote: Originally Posted by Manton I will never wear any shade or fabric of blue as an odd trouser with a jacket. I will wear pants from my blue linen suit with a light linen shirt but never with a jacket. Not even light blue? I can understand why someone would not wear have navy odd trousers or wear the trousers of a navy suit with another jacket; however, ruling out all shades of blue seems strange to me.
Suits: SB 4, DB 1 Sports jackets: SB 9, DB 0
Quote: Originally Posted by Grammaton Cleric Sadly, Sedwell starts at 3,500 excl. VAT. I think that is with vat. When British tax was at 15%, Sedwell was charging £3.5k including vat; with at 17.5% that means about £3.6k. £3.5k excluding vat is even more expensive than Huntsman.
Recomendations would be given on the style you like. All the tailoring houses can make a good suit (regardless of the individual's size), even Richard James & Boateng; therefore, it is difficult to recommend a tailor without any guidance. House style is not just about how the suit fits someone, but a style that they specialise. Why go to Anderson & Sheppared for a very structured suit when Dege and Meyer & Mortimer are better suited, and so forth. If you are...
Quote: Originally Posted by Gininteacups Thank you for the information. I was quoted around the £100 mark for a resole, by James Taylor & Son in London. Is Lobb worth the additional £100 or so for the resole? I suppose they use the original last? I'm aware that Lobb would not touch the shoes in the future if I were to get them resoled elsewhere. James Taylor have done some repair work for me; however, if you got JL shoes then use JL for...
I would not reccomend any Savile Row tailor, you need to decide what style you like and or want. I could understand if someone wanted Dege/Poole for work suits, then A&S for formalwear, etc. However, it seems you are looking to purchase bespoke, for the sake of bespoke and will end up dissapointed. Lets assume you picked A&S, there may be something you want tweak and at least you can do that on the second suit. However, if you got suits made from different tailors...
RTW garments at RRP: Suits from £1.8k, sports jacket from £1.4k, trousers from £500, silk robe £2.8k, leather good vary saw a bag for £3.6k. When the collection first came to Harrods, I did have a look and the clothes/accessories are very good quality; however, not worth the price for me. Even during the Harrods, I could ont justify the price. I saw some shoes down from about £900 to £600 - they are nice shoes, but I would rather purchase JL/G&G/EG are...
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