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Probably missed this but Romp why are you selling these through a different brand/site? Just curious.
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Originally Posted by jmills View Post

Vic still has the wigs? Or are they just selling them as collectors/ceremonial items? I thought they were pretty much gone in Australia.

Not at all. Still worn by a lot of judges and barristers. All depends on the judge - some won't even speak to a barrister unless he has his on. Some couldn't give two shits.
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That's interesting. I always thought we were one of the last states to catch on, as we usually are. Anyway, where are my manners. Congrats!

cheers.gif

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Originally Posted by Romp View Post

duly noted - we getting in another order next week. Considering some calf leather in addition to suede 

calf leather would be sweet!
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Originally Posted by jmills View Post

Vic still has the wigs? Or are they just selling them as collectors/ceremonial items? I thought they were pretty much gone in Australia.

 

in NSW it's about the court jurisdiction. see: http://www.nswbar.asn.au/docs/professional/attire_state.php

post #19296 of 57117
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Originally Posted by lachyzee View Post

Probably missed this but Romp why are you selling these through a different brand/site? Just curious.

Ah apologies for confusion, Andy Tom isnt my brand. Belongs to a friend whos also a designer and has access to an amazing factory in italy.
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calf leather would be sweet!

 

The only way to have driving mocs in my opinion.

post #19298 of 57117
Hey guys

Gad this stupid new job makes posting on here regularly much more difficult frown.gif

Say I wanted to buy a pair of dark brown longwings, possibly used--is Florsheim the way to go? Can anyone recommend trying to snare a pair of these on ebay? Or would it be better to bite the bullet and pay $$$ for a new cordovan pair (Alden I presume)...hmmm...
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Yes was wondering where you have been...
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PS
<<<<< got offered a new job today. However it's the kind where my all my clothes will be covered up a fair portion of the day!
Still going to buy myself something nice to celebrate though...maybe a HC tie! Or more luxire shirts.... Hmm.
Sorry for the self-congratulatory post! Well, not really, I'm stoked smile.gif

Lachyzee, congratulations - that is excellent news. Can you let us know what the new job is? Crown prosecutor, or are you going to the private bar?
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^^ No no no, I wish - maybe one day - just an associate for now! Sorry, did not mean to claim such auspicious titles.
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Besides P Johnson, what other Aussie MTM tailors have you guys tried out (in Sydney) and would recommend?

Looking to broaden my horizons... I was thinking of going to MJ Bale - although my experience with their retail staff (especially these days) is that they are just out to sell you stuff, and aren't really looking after you. Although I met their in house tailor once, and he seemed to be quite a knowledgeable gentleman. 

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Originally Posted by lachyzee View Post

PS
<<<<< got offered a new job today. However it's the kind where my all my clothes will be covered up a fair portion of the day!
Still going to buy myself something nice to celebrate though...maybe a HC tie! Or more luxire shirts.... Hmm.
Sorry for the self-congratulatory post! Well, not really, I'm stoked smile.gif

Congrats mate. Especially since it's a pretty tough legal market out there what with the oversupply of law grads etc.
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Originally Posted by charliechan View Post

Besides P Johnson, what other Aussie MTM tailors have you guys tried out (in Sydney) and would recommend?

 

You could always try some of the Asian travelling tailors from Hong Kong and Thailand?

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I probably won't delve into MJ suits yet. I am going to stay with Elite for the time being - his suits are really starting to grow on me.

 

Michael when you say suits do you have more that one from Elite and what tailoring did you go for ??

 

I am still waiting for mine to arrive, I am not complaining as I know it is going to take a while as I went for Royalty & Rockstar tailoring.

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