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Sartoria Gianni Volpe - Naples

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by marcodalondra, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. marcodalondra

    marcodalondra Well-Known Member

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    It is a very similar cut to mine but for the 3B vs 2b.

    Without seeing the back it looks to me that the lenght is about right or it could be 1-2cm longer max.
     
  2. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    I don't mind the length--doesn't look short to me at all. However, I find something unpleasing about the way the chest is shaped. Viewed front-on, it appears that your arms are caving in on you. Also, I think the sleeve shape can be improved. I cannot tell if your posture or the angle of the photo is to blame, but the curvature is not very smooth. Certainly, it can be more tapered toward the wrist.
     
  3. banis

    banis Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the comments.
    I think that the front view is not very pleasing due to the auto-timer. I'm not really used to it and can not always stand correctly in front of the camera.
    As for the sleeve shape, I actually don't think that it could be tapered down anymore. If I put shirt with double cuffs, it will almost hit the jacket's sleeve.

    Here is another suit that was made for me in May and which I am wearing today.
    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. TRINI

    TRINI Well-Known Member

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    Solaroooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    :slayer:
     
  5. mensimageconsultant

    mensimageconsultant Well-Known Member

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    The shirt collar and jacket collar are too high. With that, the gorge that seems slightly high, and the lack of shoulder padding, there is a big traps/slope-shoulder effect. Also, yes, for the cut of the suit, the jacket looks too short and juts out as to maximize the rear. Finally, even if the knees are locked in the pictures, the pants look off; they should hang straighter.
     
  6. marcodalondra

    marcodalondra Well-Known Member

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    For those that may be interested, Gianni Volpe has been featured, amongst a selected number of italian artisans, in the recently published
    Fendi’s book: THE WHISPERED
    DIRECTORY OF CRAFTSMANSHIP; A CONTEMPORARY GUIDE T0 THE ITALIAN
    HANDMAKING ABILITY II, by Mondadori Electa 2011
     
  7. whnay.

    whnay. Well-Known Member

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    I like the fabric.

    You must have the biggest sack of nuts in Russia.

    BTW - please button the sleeves. Unless your a surgeon...
     
  8. banis

    banis Well-Known Member

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    :embar::satisfied:
    I did not see the sleeve buttons undone before taking pics. It was like that after I picked it up from the tailor and did not notice it.
     
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    You should be ashamed.

    Seriously though - how big is your nut sack? I've never seen a reverse moose knuckle like the one your showing off in the first pic.
     
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  10. banis

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    I was. Really...
    I should have not pulled the pants up like that, which causes such effect. Will wear this suit again next week and try to make better pictures.
     
  11. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Well-Known Member

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  12. cronicmole

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    Banis, can I get your number?
     
  13. banis

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    Sure you can afford it?
     
  14. F. Corbera

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  15. banis

    banis Well-Known Member

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    Another suit by Gianni Volpe. Cloth is J.J. Minnis 0304 flannel. Full-length picture is in motion and a bit blurry.
    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    forex Well-Known Member

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    Great suit and tie, banis.
     
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  17. aj_del

    aj_del Well-Known Member

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    I think you are getting your trousers a bit too tapered from the knee down. Generally, I really like your stuff
     
  18. banis

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    Thanks!
    I agree about the taper of the pants. I think that these last comissions were last with such severe taper. Next ones will be more coordinated in terms of balance.
     
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    I really like that last suit, banis. I don't mind the taper either. Looks sharp.
     
  20. mafoofan

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    Whoah, for a second there I thought you were Nay!

    I sort of agree with with the need for less taper in the trousers, but I think it's more important they be cut long enough to break at least just a little bit. Right now, it looks like the hems are floating over your shoes.

    Are Volpe's jackets typically fairly lean? How do yours feel?
     

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