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+1. I placed an order for a couple of items, and received a shipping confirmation which listed only one. No explanation or attempt to contact me about the missing item. It was left to me to contact them and find out it was out of stock. Because of this passive/reactive approach, I probably won't hurry back to shop with them again. However (after I complained) they did waive the shipping charge as a goodwill gesture.
You might try Skoaktiebolaget in Stockholm, Tie Station in Tokyo, possibly the Armoury in HK and (later this year, so I understand) Exquisite Trimmings [hope I'm not giving any secrets away, Shaya...]. Of course, you could also contact them directly.
Chan and Yao. I believe they do (but I've always dealt with them in HK).
"anyone know where to get some good braces (with button holes, not clips)? went through Rustan's Shangri-la but found nothing.." Order online from Albert Thurston or try the Armoury in HK. Manila has no source of button braces whatsoever.
By this time, I must have 15 to 20 shirts by Chan, in Thomas Mason and Acorn fabrics. The fit is, as expected, impeccable. They've held up well and, as is to be expected, feel comfortable, but that's partly due to the fabrics. I haven't used Ascot Chang (although before my last visit to Chan, I did consider giving AC a try) or Hemrajani, nor do I have the patience to try my luck with Jantzen.
I, too, am starting to take an interest in these (getting in touch with my feminine side, I suppose...). Liberty of London have some nice designs, but I have yet to acquire any of them and so am unable to comment on the styling. For fabrics, Acorn has a few floral designs (not all of which would be appropriate for a man's shirt, at least in my view) if you can avail of CMT.
I posted the following a few months ago, not sure about the quality as I haven't tried them: http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=185040
Quote: Originally Posted by vinveritas Would this be a practice with WW Chan's bespoke shirts as well? Yes, according to Chan. Moreover, I've not noticed any shrinkage in my Chan shirts.
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