What fabric did you choose for beige DB waistcoat? The same cloth on the back or lining cloth on the back?
The Hong Kong Tailors Thread - Page 210
Hi add, good stuff as usual, your Grand stuff looks way stronger than the Lai stuff you own, I do like this look.
For "Lapped Seams" : besides a style preference, is there any other technical advantage ? I assume seems they are lapped, they are....stronger ?
I think lapped seams are merely for the look. Without it a tailor can still create the prefect sleeve pitches and so on.
However, recently I have used a different non domestic sleeve lining which is stiffer. I find that on lightweight fabrics it seems to force the sleeve to retain its shape quicker.
I also realise it is very important to have your lightweight suits to be tailor pressed every now and then.
I'm actually inquiring for my dad, he managed to get ahold of Lai sifu (presumably the older gentleman with the white hair is him) Ng sifu and got some quotes, plus a sample:
Edited by burgerkong - 4/26/16 at 10:16pm