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  1. N

    Sloppy tailor job, WWYD?

    Hey guys, first time posting so please don't go too hard on me. I recently purchased 3 jackets and a pair of pants online from Giuliva Heritage and took them to a tailor where I live in LA to get them fitted. For the green suit, we had agreed on lengthening the sleeves and adding one more...
  2. nstead2007

    Chester Barrie Black Velvet Collar Chesterfield Overcoat 40 R

    Chester Barrie (Made in Italy) Black Velvet Collar 40R. The ultimate in satorial flair for the autumn / winter months. This item is truly unique & features the following details: . Velvet Collar . Belted back strap . Turn Back Cuffs . Exclusive diamond weave fabric ( check pic 4 for details...
  3. fashionbox

    SUITSUPPLY MIANI COTTON DOUBLE BREASTED BLAZER

    SUITSUPPLY DOUBLE BREASTED BLASER FABRIC-100% MIANI THE EXCLUSIVE COTTON DOUBLE VENTED UNLINED FOUR FUNCTIONING CUFF BUTTONS MEASUREMENTS: LENGTH-76cm SHOULDERS-46cm PIT TO PIT-48cm SLEEVE-64cm CONDITION-USED,EXCELLENT
  4. R

    Invisible mending

    Dear Gentlemen, Yesterday I had a very sad experience as well as some minor depression. I smoke pipes and I was lighting my pipe after the pipe was lit, I stumbled upon a big chunk of scorching hot tobacco on the sleeve of my beloved jacket. Long story short, there is a small hole burn from the...
  5. T

    Shopping in Tokyo, Japan?

    Hi all. Visiting Japan for several weeks in October, and plan on doing some shopping in Tokyo/Osaka. Some research turned up a lot of different department stores that carry brands like Caruso - Isetan, GUJI, Takashimaya, United Arrows, and many more. I can't possibly go to all of these, so my...
  6. eh5678

    London tailor landscape

    Can anyone point me in the direction of one or two tailors they have used and can recommend in London?
  7. M

    Tailoring advice - Online MTM dress shirts

    Hello all, I don't know if I am in the right place for this question. I've been using the Spier Mackay MTM dress shirt service for a while now, and there's always been some kind of issue. After much back and forth with their customer service, I thought I finally made it. However, in the...
  8. C

    [SOLD] Albert Thurston braces

    [SOLD] For sale are seven two sets of Albert Thurston braces. As well known, these are some of the best braces generally available and are manufactured in England. Please be aware that these braces do not come with the extra buttons to sew onto trousers for the braces to be attached. These are...
  9. C

    [SOLD] Fullcount x Decorum Stoned Wash Selvedge Denim W28L29

    Fullcount x Decorum Stoned Wash Selvedge Denim W28L29. Excellent condition, seldom worn. Pairs wonderfully with casual menswear or tailoring. Purchased mid 2022, retails for $300 USD including international shipping from Thailand. Product details: Exclusively produced by Fullcount in Japan...
  10. C

    [SOLD] The Armoury Spread Collar Polo - Gold Long Sleeve

    The Armoury by Ascot Chang Long Sleeve Spread Collar Polo in Gold colour. Excellent condition, seldom worn. Pairs wonderfully with denim or tailoring. Fits true to size - Armoury size 44 / XS. Retails for $250-275 USD Product details: 100% cotton pique Mother of pearl buttons Two button placket...
  11. K_The_Sartorialist

    Question about jacket bicep measurement.

    Good day gents. I hope the holidays have been great so far and continue to be so into the new year. I’m currently in the process of designing myself a new MTM suit and in that regard I’m wondering about this: What is normal to add upon a bicep measurement (measured over shirt sleeve) to get...
  12. L

    Camoshita

    Hey - does anyone out there know if Camoshita is going to be producing new lines? Seems like they haven’t done anything in about 3 years. Wondering if anyone has the inside scoop. Thanks!
  13. M

    Sport coat buttonhole fraying

    I have a sport coat where the middle button hole is starting to fray. It’s an older jacket with sentimental value and I’d like to make sure I don’t damage it permanently. Is this something that needs to/can be repaired by an average tailor? I’ve attached a photo, and apologize if this is in the...
  14. E

    Casual waistcoat?

    So I've recently really got into wearing waistcoats. I'm a dude in his 20's and I think it's a very nice piece of classsy elegance. Anyway, are there any rules for wearing it casually? By casual I mean not in a suit composition. Like, with a shirt underneath it (obviously, ppl wearing waistcoats...
  15. B

    Advice/Expertise Needed on this Suit Wrinkle

    Hello Experts, Is anyone able to identify what the issue may be that is causing these wrinkles at the seam/above the pockets in this jacket? It is off the peg, not tailored (sorry for the spotty mirror). It's a lightweight, unlined 40R, which usually fits pretty spot-on. It doesn't feel tight...
  16. M

    Suit Jacket Alterations Advice

    Hi everyone, I will be attending a wedding for the first time since the pandemic started. As a result of lockdowns, I've put on around 8kg most notably around the waist which I just can't seem to shed. I went suit shopping yesterday to see what options I had. I found one which I quite liked -...
  17. VictorBesnard

    Besnard - Official Affiliate Thread

    Hi everyone, Victor Besnard here, founder of Besnard. I’m very excited to join Styleforum as an official affiliate and I would like to take this opportunity to provide those of you who do not know us with a little background about our company, vision and products. Besnard is a heritage brand...
  18. D

    Velvet blazer query

    Hello Gents, I recently orderd some velvet fabrice for my tailor to make me a blazer from. However; he has advised me that he cannot "press" the velbet without damaging the fabrice. See video linked here: Velvet issue Any idea how tailors can make velevet garments like blazers that require...
  19. B

    Shoulder width, jacket examples

    Hi all, I would like some opinions on jacket shoulder widths and I have some examples that demonstrate various widths. I appreciate any thoughts you may have. The shoulder styles are different between the jackets so this may impact how much can be said by looking at a picture. The first...
  20. fashionbox

    VALENTINO TWO BUTTON TAILORING SPORT COAT BLAZER

    VALENTINO TAILORING SPORT COAT BLAZER STYLE-TWO BUTTON FOUR FUNCTIONAL SLEEVE BUTTONS DOUBLE VENTED MADE IN ITALY FABRIC-100% VIRGIN WOOL SIZE-46(EU) DROP 8 R CONDITION-BNWOT

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