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1st Suit with Lee Baron - Critics & Advise Needed

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Prime, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. cchen

    cchen Distinguished Member

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    the pants really ruin it
     


  2. Slewfoot

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    Agreed that the trousers seem close to 2 inches too long. If you like that much break so be it, but it does take away from the elegance a bit. I was just thinking that the wrinkling in the back of your arms is likely partly to do with the fabric which you confirmed. I would try and use Fresco next time if you'd like something lightweight that doesn't wrinkle much.
     


  3. dragon8

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    On a second look, the coat seems long in the last pic.
     


  4. TheTukker

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    I like a full break, but this seems even a bit much for me. Other than that, a few points to consider going forward:

    - add some waist suppression;
    - lowering buttoning point;
    - clean up the back, both center and sides.

    Good basis to work from though for your second commission with him.
     


  5. Prime

    Prime Active Member

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    Thanks everyone for the advise! Really appreciate all the inputs!
    I will bring these points forward to Peter the next time I see him in May or June.

    Now that I'm back in Aussieland, I'm on a hunt for an ultimate white cotton shirt....recommendations anyone? Looking for a white Sea Island Cotton with an ivory sheen....not sure which tailor carries them in Sydney. I know Gordan Yao from HK is on a tour to Sydney & Melbourne in Feb.
    Has anyone commissioned a shirt with them?

    Advise appreciated!

    :slayer:
    Cheers,
    Prime
     


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    Is it comfortable? The pants look a bit long though.
     


  7. Prime

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    It's very comfy! Peter made sure of that. Fabric wise, it's light & I've asked for Bemberg lining to ensure that the jacket is breathable & durable...
     


  8. Annadale

    Annadale Senior Member

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    Can I ask how much the suit cost?
     


  9. Prime

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    CMT is between HKD 4,000 to 5,000 range (+/-)
     
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    I swear, I must have seen you there. I got a sportcoat made there at around the same time. :slayer:
     


  11. Prime

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    Hmm....I didn't remember seeing someone trying out a sportcoat. But then again, there were juz so many pple each time I went for fitting. I remember chatting with someone from Canada who commissioned a trenchcoat with Peter.

    So how did your sportcoat turn out GBear?
     


  12. GBear

    GBear Distinguished Member

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    I liked him. Only came for 2 fittings, the basted and the final. I don't think I really needed much more than that. Though next time, I think I want a little higher armholes.

    Final product, bad pictures.

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  13. Prime

    Prime Active Member

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    That look Awesome!! :slayer:
    What fabric did u use?
     


  14. JumpinHowie

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    That is one of the nicest coats I have seen. great choice of fabric. What did it end up costing in the end?
     


  15. GBear

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    I chose the blue donegal they had. I thought it looked much better than the grey.

    Mine was only half canvas so it was 2,800HKD, IIRC.
     


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