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post #16 of 35
the pants really ruin it
post #17 of 35
Agreed that the trousers seem close to 2 inches too long. If you like that much break so be it, but it does take away from the elegance a bit. I was just thinking that the wrinkling in the back of your arms is likely partly to do with the fabric which you confirmed. I would try and use Fresco next time if you'd like something lightweight that doesn't wrinkle much.
post #18 of 35
On a second look, the coat seems long in the last pic.
post #19 of 35
I like a full break, but this seems even a bit much for me. Other than that, a few points to consider going forward:

- add some waist suppression;
- lowering buttoning point;
- clean up the back, both center and sides.

Good basis to work from though for your second commission with him.
post #20 of 35
Thread Starter 
Thanks everyone for the advise! Really appreciate all the inputs!
I will bring these points forward to Peter the next time I see him in May or June.

Now that I'm back in Aussieland, I'm on a hunt for an ultimate white cotton shirt....recommendations anyone? Looking for a white Sea Island Cotton with an ivory sheen....not sure which tailor carries them in Sydney. I know Gordan Yao from HK is on a tour to Sydney & Melbourne in Feb.
Has anyone commissioned a shirt with them?

Advise appreciated!

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Cheers,
Prime
post #21 of 35

Is it comfortable? The pants look a bit long though.

post #22 of 35
Thread Starter 
It's very comfy! Peter made sure of that. Fabric wise, it's light & I've asked for Bemberg lining to ensure that the jacket is breathable & durable...
post #23 of 35
Can I ask how much the suit cost?
post #24 of 35
Thread Starter 
CMT is between HKD 4,000 to 5,000 range (+/-)
post #25 of 35
I swear, I must have seen you there. I got a sportcoat made there at around the same time. icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif
post #26 of 35
Thread Starter 
Hmm....I didn't remember seeing someone trying out a sportcoat. But then again, there were juz so many pple each time I went for fitting. I remember chatting with someone from Canada who commissioned a trenchcoat with Peter.

So how did your sportcoat turn out GBear?
post #27 of 35
I liked him. Only came for 2 fittings, the basted and the final. I don't think I really needed much more than that. Though next time, I think I want a little higher armholes.

Final product, bad pictures.

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post #28 of 35
Thread Starter 
That look Awesome!! icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif
What fabric did u use?
post #29 of 35

That is one of the nicest coats I have seen. great choice of fabric. What did it end up costing in the end?

post #30 of 35
I chose the blue donegal they had. I thought it looked much better than the grey.

Mine was only half canvas so it was 2,800HKD, IIRC.
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