yeah i know, i think they felt they had to after what he said about them. it is sad though, with whats happening to saville row and all the old tailors. there just arent enough people who want to sew button holes for a living.
Thanks for heads up, I'll have to check out the article. You're right about the aging of tailors. As far as I know, Taylor and Giacomo Trabalza are the most well-known tailors in LA - they're both fairly advanced in age. Incidentally, I visited Mr. Taylor recently and described the visit
in my blog if you're interested. I'll have to see how my impressions square with the article.