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I bought 3 Tom Fords and I feel terrible about it.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by intense2b, Apr 22, 2013.

  1. aravenel

    aravenel Well-Known Member

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    Nope, can't really alter the shoulder.
     
  2. intense2b

    intense2b Well-Known Member

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    Ok ....my gardener will be the best dressed Gardener in NY :)
     
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    The linked to post was fantastic, especially for someone who is learning why one suit is of a better quality than another. I didn't notice a "best of" or "top" posts type post or "new to this blog see these posts" type on your site, is there one somewhere?
     
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    :uhoh:
     
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  5. jeff13007

    jeff13007 Well-Known Member

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    Well surprisingly the amount of people saying "for that money you should have gotten bespoke" is surprisingly low. When i saw the thread tittle i expected at least 20 different people saying "you could have gotten bespoke for XXX dollars from XXX country"
     
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    jeff13007 Well-Known Member

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    Was it based in HK? i thought it was Shanghai?
     
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    I knew that suit looked familiar. :)
     
  9. jm722

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    Is this in the sales somewhere? I was searching for it.


    And OP, I'm new too. Been following this site for a month. Your suits look great to me. I really like TFsuits style in general.
     
  10. Griffyndor

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    I think you are right. I think it was Shanghai for the entry level bespoke.
     
  11. intense2b

    intense2b Well-Known Member

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    I'm not a pro and maybe it's my untrained eye but the Tom Ford inspired suit by elite suiting from the photos Just doesn't seem to have the same cut as the Ford.

    Maybe it's the triple canvassing of the Fords? But the jacket just does not seemed as formed or as shapely as the Ford.

    I can't really put my finger on it but just from the photos the Ford seems to look better to me by quite a bit.
     
  12. Blackhood

    Blackhood Well-Known Member

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    That was the point.

    Tom Ford makes Tom Ford, Huntsman makes Huntsman, Dave makes Dave. You can't expect Dave to make Huntsman, or Huntsman to make Tom Ford.
     
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  13. jeff13007

    jeff13007 Well-Known Member

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    That was his point. He was trying to show you an example of someone trying to copy a TF suit
     
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    Veremund Well-Known Member

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    If money's not an issue for you, then why do you feel like crap? Throw the suits away and go get some bespoke ones. #moremoneythansense.
     
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    You did. :brick:
     
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  16. clee1982

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    Or not even close..., stick with your TF if you want TF. Try something else if you're open to something else.
     
  17. intense2b

    intense2b Well-Known Member

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    Ahhhh .....I see . That was dumb . The other posters point wa right .... Grrrrr . :)
     
  18. intense2b

    intense2b Well-Known Member

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    First of all I took that statement back somewhat . I wouldn't spend much more than 6k on a suit ( although I bought three for 18k and I'm going to have to pay for more tailoring ).

    Secondly although I enjoy spending money on the best things in life , I do not particularly enjoy throwing money away.

    There are far to many worthy causes and people in need for me to enjoy something like that and I would much rather give to them.
     
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  19. jefferyd

    jefferyd Well-Known Member

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    Well, sort of. An alterations tailor will not be able to. Someone who actually makes suits start to finish would be able to do something with it, but most people who are able to do that would rather make a suit than alter one; I'm not sure you would find anyone willing to take that kind of a job on.



    Thank you.
    An interesting idea, not sure how I would do that on the blogger platform but I will have to look into it.
     
  20. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Well-Known Member

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    All of jeffery's posts are fantastic. Read the whole blog. Then, as you start learning more about tailored clothing, come back and read them all again. As with great clothing, your appreciation for them will only grow over time.
     

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