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post #991 of 1582
Good stuff! biggrin.gif
post #992 of 1582
Both suits are singularly spectacular. I think the morning outfit is without a doubt the best I've ever seen here, and the tux is certainly one of the best.
post #993 of 1582
ImTheGroom - Very nice and congrats.
post #994 of 1582
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A few photos of the end result.  The rest can be found at pikegiffordwedding.wordpress.com
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Looking good. And many congratulations!
post #995 of 1582
Congratilations!!! That's what class is. Btw I'm looking for pics of the back of the morning tailcoat so I can show my tailor of it has to be done. Would you mind?
post #996 of 1582
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Congratilations!!! That's what class is. Btw I'm looking for pics of the back of the morning tailcoat so I can show my tailor of it has to be done. Would you mind?

You may want to buy your tailor these pattern (only 1.50 Euro) http://www.arteinscena.it/dispense-di-cucito/consigli-per-la-realizzazione-di-una-giacca-a-falde Good details of the front 1 button.


And see this as further reference (although the front is either an old style-3 buttons and/or evening tailcoat or even Frock, they are all bodycoats and the back is built the same):






The back from the morning dress guide:



post #997 of 1582
Thank you I think with this pics he'll get it
post #998 of 1582
Imthegroom - You, your wife, the fathers and the groomsmen all look great. Congratulations
post #999 of 1582
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Imthegroom - You, your wife, the fathers and the groomsmen all look great. Congratulations
IndeedI Plus 1.

Add my congratulations and best wishes to the lovely bride as well.
post #1000 of 1582
Thank you all for the compliments. The dress was hand made by my wife and my mother. My mom designed the bespoke pattern; she is quite the seamstress. Apparently, this style of dress must be entirely hand sewn, so it was a remarkable undertaking, and very well worth it in the end. And I get post #1000!
post #1001 of 1582
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Congratilations!!! That's what class is. Btw I'm looking for pics of the back of the morning tailcoat so I can show my tailor of it has to be done. Would you mind?

I will try to send some pictures of the back later today. There are one or two.
post #1002 of 1582

As requested - but do be sure to make sure your tailor has a morning coat pattern from the UK - or buy a vintage one from which he can make a pattern.  The material can be worn out, as long as all the pieces are still in their original shapes.  They can have holes, or be stained, or threadbare.  For example, for under $100: http://www.savvyrow.co.uk/products/clearance-sale-1920s-1930s-vintage-black-doeskin-wool-morning-coat-38-39s

 

 

 

post #1003 of 1582
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Originally Posted by buchoelbrusco View Post

Thank you I think with this pics he'll get it

As for a proper pattern, rather then spending $100, I would buy your tailor the 1.50 euro paper pattern I posted a link of in my previous post (http://www.arteinscena.it/dispense-di-cucito/consigli-per-la-realizzazione-di-una-giacca-a-falde). The pictures on the same post were meant to highlight just the back panels construction, but those patterns do not have the key front dart (as in the first link/pattern for sale).


I think the following pictures show enough details of an actual finished coat

post #1004 of 1582

For my wedding I plan to wear a 3 piece black tuxedo with vest, winged black buttoned collared shirt and a self tied black bow tie. Similar to below

 

 

Now the groommen will be wearing 2 piece black notch lapel suit with white shirt and self tied black bow tie. I've been advised against this as it'll be difficult to distinguish us apart - what are your thoughts? Can you guys suggest an alternative?

 

Thanks

post #1005 of 1582
Unless you and the groomsmen are triplets or quadruplets, no one should have a problem telling you apart.
Edited by Veremund - 10/18/13 at 4:51am
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