Originally Posted by mafoofan
I think it is a fair price. That's how much bespoke trousers go for at a lot of high end tailors.
The hand-stitching you obviously don't need
. You pay for it because it's nice.
I think there's more benefit than that. In my experience hand stitching has more "give," or stretch at the seams then machine stitching. Of course this might just be me trying to justify the premium I'm paying but hey, all reality is subjective, right?