Does anyone have a generic body measurements form or chart that I can bring to my tailor to fill out?
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Luxire Custom Clothing - Official Affiliate Thread - Page 1415post #21212 of 246121/7/16 at 7:14pmpost #21213 of 246121/7/16 at 7:56pmThread Starter
There is a collection of fabrics called Ceremonia from Delfino. Made for formal wear. Very nice fabrics in 100% wool and in 75% wool 25% silk blends.
Compact weave, subtle sheen on some, just right for the occasions.
Ideal for tuxedos, dinner jackets and tailcoats.Quote:
We do make plenty dinner jackets and tuxedos. Not made a real tailcoat yet. We did something similar in linen but unable to find the image.post #21214 of 246121/7/16 at 8:41pmpost #21215 of 246121/7/16 at 8:41pm
luxire, would you feel confident mimicking a jacket like this? do you have access to Loro Piana storm system fabrics? If not, can you still insulate and make the jacket water and wind resistant? the outside of the coat i definitely want to be cashmere, maybe the inside, depending on the price. does cashmere tend to keep heat in more than a worsted or tweed wool? if i did cashmere on the inside, do you think it would be overkill to have an insulting layer? I live in NYC. They don't have to be reversible.
I'm flexible on changing some things on both jackets. For example, I wouldn't want the drawstring on the hips in the last picture.I just wanted to know if this was a style you can accomplish.post #21216 of 246121/7/16 at 9:47pmpost #21217 of 246121/7/16 at 9:59pmpost #21218 of 246121/8/16 at 12:22amQuote:
You mean a lab coat for science lab or in medicine? If so, that would be really cool! I'd be happy to go in on an order with you if it would result in a better deal, since I doubt they've done this before! Too bad the lab coat can't be a nice tweed! :)post #21219 of 246121/8/16 at 6:03amQuote:
This is f*cking awesome and truly inspired.
For me one post like this, showing some imagination and a sense of adventure, makes up for 10 "can you make a cheap copy of this designer thing" posts.post #21220 of 246121/8/16 at 8:03ampost #21221 of 246121/8/16 at 8:14ampost #21222 of 246121/8/16 at 8:21ampost #21223 of 246121/8/16 at 8:52ampost #21224 of 246121/8/16 at 9:08amQuote:Originally Posted by Shirtmaven
why not have a company make something, that they make all the time, as opposed to having Luxire try to source the correct fabric and then screw up the first one, because it is not something they have made before.
Oh yeah, cause it is cheap.
god bless Luxire, they are the best source for inexpensive copies of the design and work of other tailors,shirtmakers, and designers.
and Aetna is based in Baltimore,MD USA
I think that, regardless of the reasoning behind your statement, it's considered bad taste to advertise for a "competitor" in an official affiliate thread.post #21225 of 246121/8/16 at 9:09amQuote:Originally Posted by CruzAzul
This is f*cking awesome and truly inspired.
For me one post like this, showing some imagination and a sense of adventure, makes up for 10 "can you make a cheap copy of this designer thing" posts.
Then I guess @sugarbutch and I were trendsetters, back in the day? I did not pursue the idea further since I use lab coats while handling resins, adhesives and the likes and go through at least one per month, which would probably break my wallet.
Luxire offered to make them though!Quote:Quote:Originally Posted by sugarbutch
Quote:Originally Posted by clapeyron
do you make custom lab coats? The sleeve length is killing me...
How long until Luxire replies, "Would be happy to make this. Please PM to discuss details"? And then special pricing for the first five customers to order lab coats...
Glad to make them though.
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