An Interview with B&Tailor

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Claghorn, May 26, 2014.

  1. EliodA

    EliodA Senior member

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    Very nice, Chris. Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Great interview! I've yet to comissioned anything from them - only met them and that experience alone was truly awesome. Humble gentlemen above all else.
     
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    $2000 USD?
     
  4. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Less now with the exchange rate. Though I think probably around that if you catch them on a trunk show rather than meet them locally.
     
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    So how much does it cost in Korea?
    I visit every summer and might pick one up this year, if the price is right!
     
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    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Not really sure. CMT a suit will probably end up being around 1.2k USD. But that's a guess at this point. Best way to find out is to email them.
     
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    Thanks for the info! I visit every summer for a couple weeks and was thinking about picking up some bespoke or MTM suits and shirts. Ill be sure to check out a few places this trip!
     
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    Looks like 10 days might be enough to commission a piece although it could be limited to only a single fitting...

    Decisions decisions...
     
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    I will be in Korea in October for 10 days and good folks at B&Tailor told me they can do a jacket & pants for me :) Just like hens said above, it may only be enough for single fitting (opposed to 2 fittings they recommend) but they said we can do two fittings and they can ship the final product to US as well :)

    They recently had some amazing RTW safari jackets avail for sale for their Philippines Monogram shop trunk show...The jackets are now sold out but I am working out final details to get some for our San Diego / USA showroom in the near future
    Let me know if you gents would like to pre-order!
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  10. hens

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    Personally I'd prefer at least 2 fittings with the final suit to be posted out. Ideally I'd give them as much time as they need.

    I desperately need a new suit though and I'm not that impressed with the mtm options in Aus, especially since I'm on the west coast. Finally back to full time work that requires a suit and tie at all times, after quite some time doing contract work that had a much more relaxed dress code. Now all my suits don't fit, with all my spare time I was in the gym everyday and now my shoulders and thighs are close to bursting the seams of some of my stuff.
     
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    Not sure I understand: are you saying they can make you a jacket and pants, but not a suit, in that timeframe?
     
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    Yes, I'm wondering the same thing. I'm not sure what the distinction is from a tailoring perspective.
     
  13. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    He's ordering a jacket and pants, that are separates, meaning - not a suit.
     
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    That's what I thought; he didn't mean that they couldn't do a suit in that timeframe, correct?
     
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    venividivicibj Senior member

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    They have done a suit in that timeframe. I think it was back a page
     

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