Oh, that's good. I don't think even T&A pre-washes/shrinks, they tell you to take the first shirt home and wash it 4 times.
French Tailoring Thread (e.g. Camps de Luca, Cifonelli, Smalto and etc.) - Page 51
Its rare enough in the trade and why I do it myself and go the CMT route. That said you're dependent then on the interlining [if floating] to shrink only minimally. Anyway you do what you can.
Given the recent find list of tailors from Dirnelli do we have any updates on shirtmakers in Paris or has the list remained static?
What little I've seen of her work looks impressive. I've an appointment with her the next time I'm in Paris. She appears willing to make the trial shirt and have a fitting the week I'm there.
I thought someone on SF was going to Frittolini for the first time, recently, but that might have been from off SF.
Poorsod will divulge whenever his appointment comes off, I'm sure.
Last week, I did some pictures in the bespoke rooms of Berluti - > http://www.high-toned.fr/en/2014/03/bespoke-workshop-of-berluti/