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***Going custom= Christmas complication***

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by RL Beasley, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. RL Beasley

    RL Beasley Active Member

    Aug 15, 2012
    Every year from Christmas I have enjoyed getting clothes from my family members. I have a couple brands that the people who know me well know that I enjoy. I've looked forward to opening new shirts and jackets from my family over the years.

    But now... everything is different.

    Earlier in the year I broke down and finally got a custom made suit from a local tailor. I am officially ruined. My first foray into the world of custom was such a success that I have sworn off buying shirts and jackets off-the-rack, for good. While I am glad about my decision to go custom and I'm thrilled with the way my wardrobe is being built, it was a bit of a let down when all I got for Christmas was a new electric toothbrush.

    How has your commitment to being a sartorial snob effected how people buy gifts for you?
  2. GBR

    GBR Well-Known Member

    Mar 15, 2006

    I directed them years ago not to do so, it is not for them to decide what I wear.
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2013
  3. JayJay

    JayJay Well-Known Member

    Jun 25, 2007
    My family learned years ago not to buy me clothing, and I'm happy about that.
  4. RL Beasley

    RL Beasley Active Member

    Aug 15, 2012
    My family is just now going through this transition. I guess I'm gunna need another hobby so that they'll have something to get me.
  5. Shirtmaven

    Shirtmaven Well-Known Member

    Dec 26, 2003
    most tailors/shirtmakers offer Gift Certificates

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