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The Rubinacci Thread.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by whnay., Jun 6, 2008.

  1. gdl203

    gdl203 Well-Known Member

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    But it feels so loose and free!
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  2. Manton

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    1) Braces wear hot. The felt ones especially.

    2) If your pants are not cut high, braces don't really work. They will also slip off your shoulders.

    3) At a certain point, I became uncomfortable being seen in them by business associates who don't know me well.
     
  3. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]

    Some of us need the extra room--don't judge a man's height by his height.
     
  4. ohm

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    1) Braces wear hot. The felt ones especially.

    2) If your pants are not cut high, braces don't really work. They will also slip off your shoulders.

    3) At a certain point, I became uncomfortable being seen in them by business associates who don't know me well.


    Good reasons all, thank you.
     
  5. Bull

    Bull Well-Known Member

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    1) Braces wear hot. The felt ones especially.

    Damn good point.

    I never thought about this, but it makes sense - I'm always sweating up a storm at weddings, when I'm wearing black tie attire (as is appropriate, my trousers are cut for braces).

    That could also be because I'm the first one dancing on the tables, though.
     
  6. mmkn

    mmkn Well-Known Member

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    I've spent a lot more time with Rubinacci than A&S.
    As Jack Welch once said, "The hardest thing I had to do in my twenty years at GE was figuring out what reality was." This "spending a lot of time" statement [in addition to what Despos wrote about liking the DNA of a maker] sums up to me what one should look for in makers/tailor to get great looking and fitting clothes. Or should I write - the ability to spend a lot of time reflects good communication and mutual personal satisfaction - client gets maker, and maker gets client. I would also submit that it is specifically Mariano and Gerano [spelling?] that makes a difference for you. My maker recently teamed up with a specific tailor that I am very excited about - the triad of client, stylist/fitter/maker, and tailor is complete. - M
     
  7. Bespoke 51

    Bespoke 51 Well-Known Member

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    Here are a few pics of the new suits. Pants are going back to Naples for repair - wanted belt loops instead of side tabs.

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    Whnay, Superb balance, cut, fit, fabrics--true bespoke artistry! Is your dress shirt also one by Mr. Rubinacci?
     
  8. whnay.

    whnay. Well-Known Member

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  9. kcc

    kcc Well-Known Member

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    Yes.

    Whnay,

    Is it your posture or is there excess fabric in the abdomen region of your coats? Also, consider less break in your trousers; in the case of the first garment, as you noted, the side tabs may explain the fit of the pant.
     
  10. whnay.

    whnay. Well-Known Member

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    Whnay,

    Is it your posture or is there excess fabric in the abdomen region of your coats? Also, consider less break in your trousers; in the case of the first garment, as you noted, the side tabs may explain the fit of the pant.


    The trouser break on the new suits is squarely because of the side tabs and my lack of time to fiddle with them. Not sure about the abdomen comment - I haven't noticed any excess fabric.
     
  11. kcc

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    The trouser break on the new suits is squarely because of the side tabs and my lack of time to fiddle with them. Not sure about the abdomen comment - I haven't noticed any excess fabric.

    Maybe it's my eyes. The fit of the coats in first set of images are remarkable; just thought I saw rippling of fabric on the two coats above.
     
  12. whnay.

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    Maybe it's my eyes. The fit of the coats in first set of images are remarkable; just thought I saw rippling of fabric on the two coats above.

    Well I think it might have something to do with the fabric weight of them, both are less than 10 oz. All I can say is that they hang as well as the others that I have but as I mentioned the pants are not ideal - wear larger because of the side tabs and recent weight loss.
     
  13. TheTukker

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    I also prefer belt loops, even if pants fit perfectly without a belt on. I much prefer the look of pants with belts than without.

    I generally do, too. But after wearing braces for the first time with my dinner suit, I am tempted to switch for suits.

    Generally speaking I get any custom trousers with side straps as opposed to belt loops. The main reason being the majority of my trousers are RTW and therefore already have belt loops. This way there's more variety.

    +1 - I just like the look of it better. Only exception are my DBs which I prefer with side tabs.

    Many thanks gentlemen - much appreciated.
     
  14. tailorgod

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    Thank you for posting those pictures, whnay.
    They really make me [​IMG]!
     
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    Great suits Matt...As usual.
     
  16. gdl203

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    Great suits Matt...As usual.

    The guy's name is Bill alright...
     
  17. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for posting those pictures, whnay.
    They really make me [​IMG]!


    Naughty boy...


    - B
     
  18. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    The guy's name is Bill alright...

    whnay., the Angriest Man in the World. There's a documentary coming out about him featuring his days before the banking gig.

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    - B
     
  19. whnay.

    whnay. Well-Known Member

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    Angriest "Little" Man in the World I might add.
     
  20. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    Angriest "Little" Man in the World I might add.

    I don't care, I would still buy a Winnebago from you any day.


    - B
     

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