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Kent, I love the sunglasses. Any chance you will be offering them in different temple widths any time soon? I used to buy the 50" RE's, but they stopped making that and I had to buy some 52" AOs to tide me over once I lost the REs. Would love to have a 50" option for those of us with smaller faces.
I'd like to second that question. I use Chan a lot and have been mostly happy. The prices have gone up though, and if there are other comparable options I'd like to compare for comparison's sake. Unlikely to stop doing business with Chan, but always nice to see what another tailor will come up with me and get reality checks on prices.
I tried to make a joke here involving books of wood but there was no way to do it without sounding dirty....Thanks for the compliment!
As promised, here are the new pics for the Carlo Barbera jacket and some new Solaro trousers. The back has been cleaned up somewhat but.. I dunno it still isn't perfect. Maybe this has to do with the weight of the fabric? That was @Limniscate's impression, and he took these photos. I will also add that these came out of a suit case, so that affects the drape I'm sure.
Thanks everyone, especially Despos - for the advice. My meeting with Chan went well, they keyed in on the sleeve rotation immediately and are also letting out the sides a little bit. There was some other issue with the collar that they said was part of the problem - this is not a surprise because it has always been an issue on every jacket I've had. I did get a delivery of a new SC from the Harrisons Carlo Barbera book and SW Solaro trousers. From the photos I sent...
I called him about two weeks ago, and he confirmed that in terms of production he can't guarantee anything before 2016. Doesn't mean you can't meet for fittings, but I went ahead and it put it off since there is no urgent need for me. My job situation has changed in that I don't really need tailored clothing anymore if I don't want it.
Are these the light cotton pants? What cloth did you end up ordering?
Maybe those pictures don't really show what I was seeing.. here's one that I took before those pictures. Basically, my expectation is that the sleeve would lay flat but it has this big wrinkle at the elbow. It seems more pronounced than before. This fabric is a lightweight dugdale so it wrinkles somewhat easier than my other suits.
Thanks for the reply! FYI Chris I was the guy who called you in Dallas the other day to schedule an appointment - I'll probably wait till things clear up for you towards the end of the year. Just moved out to Dallas about 2 months ago.I'm seeing Patrick from Chan next week in Washington DC, flying out their specifically to get this fixed. I will take a picture when I get home, but the uneveness of the button/buttonhole was one of the problems we were trying to fix out...
So, I've been a Chan customer for a long time and at a recent fitting with @Limniscate, we decided to alter my existing suits. Partially to do standard things like letting them out a bit.. but mostly because I have pretty straight shoulders and we decided to just remove all the padding in my shoulders all together. We also tried to even out my sides a bit since, when buttoned, there was some pulling due to one of my shoulders being higher than the other.I got them back...
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