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post #211 of 1844
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Originally Posted by Eason View Post

Dude his shirts are 280 so trouser for350 is unheard of unless you're in mainland China
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Originally Posted by add911_11 View Post

You should not look at HK.
Go to factory outlet in Tun Chung, there BB shop might have want you want but they would not be $350
If you are really looking at that price, don't buy any because you will regret

Yeah, I am probably way off here and will forget about it completely.
post #212 of 1844
Cheap-ass.
post #213 of 1844
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Originally Posted by Spurious View Post

I dont disagree, but the thing is, I need rather standard chinos, nothing too special. I want them fused and what not, I just want solid fabric quality and a wide selection of colors.
I guess, I have to look elsewhere.

I do disagree.
I surely can find a place that offer the same if not better pair of custom trousers below HK$950.
Many tailors in HK don't know english, and they don't do tourist business, and they are not at the CBD or not even near the MTR stations. Those small shop can make a basic pair of pants at HKD300 level for CMT. If you want better quality, around HKD500 also for CMT. If you know the place to buy the fabric, a basic chino shouldn't cost more than HK450. Of course, it is not as convenience as you just walk in a tailor shop and they take care with everything. BTW, I don't thing pants has fusing, the waistband is alway canvassed.

I may post some of my pants photos when I have time. You can see the quality of a HK500 CMT pants.

Sorry, pals, Please DON'T PM me who is my tailor, he don't want new customers, he don't speak english, and I don't want to wait for a long time to get a pair of pants made. It used to take 1 week to make a pair, now is 1 month. Last year it charged just 450, now 500. Too much business cost problem.
Edited by Fishball - 12/1/11 at 5:59pm
post #214 of 1844
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Originally Posted by Fishball View Post

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Originally Posted by Spurious View Post

I dont disagree, but the thing is, I need rather standard chinos, nothing too special. I want them fused and what not, I just want solid fabric quality and a wide selection of colors.
I guess, I have to look elsewhere.

I do disagree.
I surely can find a place that offer the same if not better pair of custom trousers below HK$950.
Many tailors in HK don't know english, and they don't do tourist business, and they are not at the CBD or not even near the MTR stations. Those small shop can make a basic pair of pants at HKD300 level for CMT. If you want better quality, around HKD500 also for CMT. If you know the place to buy the fabric, a basic chino shouldn't cost more than HK450. Of course, it is not as convenience as you just walk in a tailor shop and they take care with everything. BTW, I don't thing pants has fusing, the waistband is alway canvassed.

I may post some of my pants photos when I have time. You can see the quality of a HK500 CMT pants.

Sorry, pals, Please DON'T PM me who is my tailor, he don't want new customers, he don't speak english, and I don't want to wait for a long time to get a pair of pants made. It used to take 1 week to make a pair, now is 1 month. Last year it charged just 450, now 500. Too much business cost problem.

lol!

in the good old days i know of place that would do CTM for 35 RMB, cloth would for 15 RMB for cotton twills in SZ but this was over 10 years back and they would provide any buttons and zippers
post #215 of 1844
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Originally Posted by Fishball View Post

Sorry, pals, Please DON'T PM me who is my tailor, he don't want new customers, he don't speak english, and I don't want to wait for a long time to get a pair of pants made. It used to take 1 week to make a pair, now is 1 month. Last year it charged just 450, now 500. Too much business cost problem.

LOL!!!!!!
post #216 of 1844
My pants maker at HKD500 level, CMT.

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beautiful hand stitching:
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The craftmenship is on par if not better than my AMHC trousers. AMHC charge around HKD2000 for CMT pants.
post #217 of 1844
Hi guys,
I had my third fitting today at Lee Baron and there are still few more things they need to alter so I am going to have my forth fitting next week.
Things need to alter include:
1) the front colin is not smooth so the master said he will take a bit more in for me.
2) the trousers is still too short and they have to length 1 inch on each side.
Thank god I am not in a hurry or I will be pretty upset for the quality this time. I am sure I will try Gordon or go back to Ascot Chang for suit again.
Edited by orca2 - 12/5/11 at 6:46pm
post #218 of 1844
Believe me, Gordon is much better than AC on suit.
post #219 of 1844
I hear Gordon Quick by the lucky money is good- but be careful, he rolls with the Luminous Path.
post #220 of 1844
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Originally Posted by Fishball View Post

Believe me, Gordon is much better than AC on suit.

Very true!
post #221 of 1844
The pricing of the Hong Kong tailors is going up and up.

2 years ago, I got my jacket made by Gordon at HKD3,700. Pant made by other tailor at 450, the total CMT charge = 4,150.
3m of Minnis Rangoon, about HKD800, total cost for a suit, HKD5,000. Less than USD650. A good deal, right?
or if I used regular H&S super 120's Target, around 2,850, so total was HKD7,000, or less than USD900. Still not bad, right?
Now you still can got a suit made up for less USD1,000, (may be basic Scabal 100's) but it is getting harder and harder.
post #222 of 1844
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Originally Posted by Fishball View Post

The pricing of the Hong Kong tailors is going up and up.
Now you still can got a suit made up for less USD1,000, (may be basic Scabal 100's) but it is getting harder and harder.

Not from Chan or Yao.

I saw Yao on his recent trip and almost everything except for VBC cloth was at least $1600USD and up.
post #223 of 1844
I'm curious if demand is really going up or if they're just awkwardly adjusting their prices for inflation at odd intervals.
post #224 of 1844
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Originally Posted by Svenn View Post

I'm curious if demand is really going up or if they're just awkwardly adjusting their prices for inflation at odd intervals.

I think its alittle of both.
post #225 of 1844
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Originally Posted by dragon8 View Post


I would use WW Chan for that request as Patrick would be more in tune with what you're looking for


 

I'm new here and also completely clueless about custom-tailoring :S, but I'm also looking for a suit that's less traditional. I'm a 2nd year student and can't spend over $10000HKD on a suit from WW Chan.

Any other tailors in HK that would satisfy my request at a lower price range?

Thanks!

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