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post #23626 of 30713
You see you can't use the screen name "the Hun" and then talk about a tailor named Attila and pretend it isn't you. Shoulda at least picked a different screen name.
post #23627 of 30713
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Originally Posted by E,TF View Post

You see you can't use the screen name "the Hun" and then talk about a tailor named Attila and pretend it isn't you. Shoulda at least picked a different screen name.

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post #23628 of 30713
Would guys call this quarter or half break?

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post #23629 of 30713
Personally I'd call that a full break.
post #23630 of 30713
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Originally Posted by aravenel View Post

Personally I'd call that a full break.

I thought full was is when the back of the pants leg is touching the leather heel. Halfway up the shoe upper is half break, no?

Also thinking my high instep and derby front shoes are having an effect on the break in the front. I think I may need to compensate by getting the pants hemmed on a slant.
post #23631 of 30713
Yeah, looking at it again, youre right, its not quite a full break. It's definitely on the full side of medium though, particularly in the front.
post #23632 of 30713
I wasn't aware the back of the pants mattered in the depth of break. You learn something new every day.
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Hi guys, I was hoping that somebody could recommend a good and relatively inexpensive place for alterations in downtown Manhattan; I just got a dondup topcoat in the mail today and noticed that the sleeves were a tad bit too long. I understand that "inexpensive" and "NYC" generally don't mix all that well, but I'm currently a student which means that I'm perpetually short on cash.

 

Thanks in advance.

post #23634 of 30713

Can anyone tell me why collar gap is so apparent on this jacket? What can be done to make the collar hug the shirt collar tighter?

 

AppleMark

post #23635 of 30713
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Originally Posted by victoremque View Post

Hi guys, I was hoping that somebody could recommend a good and relatively inexpensive place for alterations in downtown Manhattan; I just got a dondup topcoat in the mail today and noticed that the sleeves were a tad bit too long. I understand that "inexpensive" and "NYC" generally don't mix all that well, but I'm currently a student which means that I'm perpetually short on cash.

Thanks in advance.

Take it to Attila in Richmond, VA!
post #23636 of 30713
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Originally Posted by DHD28 View Post

Can anyone tell me why collar gap is so apparent on this jacket? What can be done to make the collar hug the shirt collar tighter?

It's apparent because the jacket does not come remotely close to fitting you. Return it. Yesterday.

Seriously, it looks like the chest and shoulders of that jacket are 4 sizes larger than the rest of it.
post #23637 of 30713

This has been asked before (hoping for different answers), but can anyone recommend a good tailor in Savannah, GA? I've tried 2 with someone mixed results.

post #23638 of 30713
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Originally Posted by briancpotter View Post
 

This has been asked before (hoping for different answers), but can anyone recommend a good tailor in Savannah, GA? I've tried 2 with someone mixed results.

 

I've been told Attila in Richmond, VA can work magic.

post #23639 of 30713
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Would guys call this quarter or half break?
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If it crumples in the back, I call it "way too long".
post #23640 of 30713
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Originally Posted by Veremund View Post


If it crumples in the back, I call it "way too long".

 

I would call it a half break

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