Originally Posted by Brett C.
I forget exactly who I talked with, and you are right, the shirt collars are fused! I have not, however, found this to hinder the shirts' quality. Removable collar stays would be nice, but not necessary as the collars are stiff and sharp even after a hand-washing in cold water or wearing twice without ironing in-between.
Also, even though Savile row told you that they would stitch the collar, I would wait to see it first. Mr. Choi there told me that the buttons on my suit would be horn but I found 3 buttons with the exact same pattern of striations and 2 others that book-matched.
Every competitive business in Seoul will promise you the world, but I have found Goshe to at least be truthful.
i have checked both savile row and goshe spending almost half a month. at first i ordered a shirt in savile row using korean fabric and picked it up last weekend. how to say, the quality was just so so compared with my rtw shirt including fabric, botton, craftmanship and especially stitching. checked it carefully i found the right hand gaunltet botton was not in the right place that made the cuff not flat while bottoned as well as the inside layer edge of cuff was visible. of course, some thrum inside and in the corner that acceptable, it was okay for a shirt valued just 60,000 won except the gaunlet botton and visible inside layer edge of cuff.
goshe is different when i checked it out yestoday. goshe is a proffesional shirtmaker, just shirt but not suit or any other things and the owner, mr. lee, is proffesional enough to answer your questions about his making process. both mr. choe, the owner of savile row, and mr. lee can speak fluentl english. you will find more and better fabrics in goshe and the price i think is reasonable for a shirt made by thomas mason fabric, it is said s140 2X2 but who knows, valued 99,000 won. i booked a piece of goshe shirt after checking the craftmanship which is better than savile row's and i will pick it up next saturday. as to the collar interlining, i decided to accept goshe's option when we discussed it by email. and now i am expecting some discoveries after goshe shirt coming out.