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Oh, wow.

+1 That looks great, Parker.
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Parker, those all look really great. There aren't many things that make me regret living in fly-over country, but this is one of them. Question: Is the 1/4 lined coat your preference or Mina's? I'm interested in the thought process behind it.
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Oh, wow.

+100

That houndstooth flannel is gorgeous. Have to add that fabric to my list!
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I'm really looking forward to my fitting in October. Question for those who have gone through the process. Dino has told me I should print out my receipt and send it to them. Should I expect to receive my receipt shortly before their next visit? Also, how long after my fitting should it take to have my completed piece?
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I'm really looking forward to my fitting in October. Question for those who have gone through the process. Dino has told me I should print out my receipt and send it to them. Should I expect to receive my receipt shortly before their next visit? Also, how long after my fitting should it take to have my completed piece?

I'm lost on your reciept question.

As to how long until it is completed, probably it will be ready in two more visits (assuming this is your first fitting) after this one, but keep in mind that she does not come in December, unless she is changing her plans this year.
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Parker, those all look really great. There aren't many things that make me regret living in fly-over country, but this is one of them. Question: Is the 1/4 lined coat your preference or Mina's? I'm interested in the thought process behind it.


Thanks, Guero. Mina makes everything 1/4 lined like that. I thought it would be odd for winter fabrics, but I've gotten used to it. It sort of goes with the light canvas and soft construction. I think you can ask for full lining if you want, but you'd miss all the tasty finished seam edges on the inside. Don't know the reason behind doing it this way, but it's just what Mina prefers.

 

p.s. You can always fly to NY or SF. 

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Any of you guys ever have a vested suit made by Mina? I was thinking of getting my first. I understand some on SF are of the opinion that vests don't go with Italian suits but her jackets fit me really well and I figured I'd see if anyone had any first-hand experience. I was thinking single-breasted vest without lapels and side adjusters for the pants (I usually get my suits with belt loops but would ditch tge belt due to the vest.)
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Any of you guys ever have a vested suit made by Mina? I was thinking of getting my first. I understand some on SF are of the opinion that vests don't go with Italian suits but her jackets fit me really well and I figured I'd see if anyone had any first-hand experience. I was thinking single-breasted vest without lapels and side adjusters for the pants (I usually get my suits with belt loops but would ditch tge belt due to the vest.)

I'm pretty sure the OP has comissioned several three piece suits consistent with what you're looking for and has posted pictures of them in this thread.
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I'm pretty sure the OP has comissioned several three piece suits consistent with what you're looking for and has posted pictures of them in this thread.

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You are correct, nevermind.
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This is a navy jacket I picked up from Mina on her last visit to San Francisco. It is a fall-early spring weight cashmere wool blend herringbone. (Or summer weight as they say in San Francisco smile.gif)

The direct summer sunlight combined with my lack of photographic skills doesn't provide accurate color but you can at least see the detail.

This is the closest to the actual color.
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Inside lower pocket detail
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I'll post a fit pic one of these days when I get some nice indirect sunlight.
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p.s. You can always fly to NY or SF. 

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I just had to cancel a trip to SF.censored.gif I may have a NY trip in January. I'll be watching Mina's schedule carefully.
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Mina will be back in New York October 1-3. And Boston October 4 and 5

 

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Immaculate as usual, gents - love the fabric choices. icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

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Any of you guys ever have a vested suit made by Mina?

Mina has made alterations to my vests, which now are now anchored to the base of my neck and are a pleasure to wear - unfortunately, it's too warm to post updated fit pics. I do like them enough that one of my Harrisons worsted flannels will be a 3-piece. On occasion, I grab one of them to use as an odd vest with (gasp!) jeans. shog[1].gif
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Wowza, Parker, MedTech, PSGuy...your begining to make me wonder weather Mina makes trips to London, those suits and SportsCoats look wonderful!
Maybe I should take a trip to Naples, in about 7 or 8 years when I have enough spare cash!
-TTO
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I believe Mina was last in London in July and am sure she will be back

No excuses!nest.gif
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Does anyone happen to know where one can find Mina's schedule?
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