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post #16 of 25
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Before it goes down to the basement for a well deserved spring-summer rest, here's some pictures from one of my favorite brown prince of wales suit by Ripense

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

post #17 of 25

beautiful
 

post #18 of 25
I really need to win the lottery.
post #19 of 25
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beautiful

 

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post #20 of 25
Does Ripense work on cloth provided by the customer and, if so, what is the cost of labor only for a two-piece suit?
post #21 of 25
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Does Ripense work on cloth provided by the customer and, if so, what is the cost of labor only for a two-piece suit?

 

Hi there,

 

Yes they do. A year ago, it was somewhere around 2200 EUR. The grey Prince of Wales (3 piece) that I posted was actually a CMT commission (Cut Make Trim).

post #22 of 25
I was going to use that acronym but I wasn't sure if it is used in your neck of the woods.
post #23 of 25

Subbed. Great stuff man. Great.

post #24 of 25
Paul, curious, are you able to say if that navy raw silk has any sheen? Also, any idea of where it's from? Is it Drapers by chance?
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Paul, curious, are you able to say if that navy raw silk has any sheen? Also, any idea of where it's from? Is it Drapers by chance?

 

That silk has absolutely no sheen whatsoever. It does capture a bit of the light as can seen on the picture of the back of the jacket but it isn't shiny (thank god).

 

It was purchased from a fabric merchant in the little town of Biella near the Swiss border.

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