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An Interview with B&Tailor

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

  1. ericgereghty

    ericgereghty Senior member

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    Shoot John an email. Very prompt in response. I inquired about MTM pricing, and going off that, 3k seems a good bet.
     
  2. clee1982

    clee1982 Senior member

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    3k bespoke, and MtM?
     
  3. p.henrik

    p.henrik Senior member

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    Where can I find more info on their trunk show schedule (London and Sweden most relevant for me)? Can't find anything on their website. Thanks
     
  4. Mark Lee Jin Yi

    Mark Lee Jin Yi Senior member

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    Hi! Robin Petterson will be here in London 21/22 October. Going for my first fitting:)

     
  5. cakv

    cakv Senior member

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    These suits look great. Do all of them have a high button stance like the one the father is pictured wearing in the OP?
     
  6. Solari

    Solari Senior member

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    What details would you guys recommend for a nice bespoke sports jacket from B&Tailor?
     
  7. heldentenor

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    Depends on what you have already that you like, what you want, and what, if anything, you need. Tell us a bit more about your situation, since what would be right for me (or any of us) might not be the best bet for you.

    I tend to prefer 3-roll-2 lapels and have sportcoats/suit jackets with all four common pocket arrangements (jetted, flapped, patch, and patch-with-flap). Fabric and intended use would determine which of those I'd recommend.
     
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  8. Solari

    Solari Senior member

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    Thanks. So. I've got two MTM sports jackets from Suit Supply - one medium grey and then a summery one that's blue with light blue checks. In terms of suits I have a bespoke Rubinacci suit in a nice blue wool and then a MTM medium grey one from the Row... then several other RTW ones.

    So since I want a bespoke sports jacket now, I'm leaning towards a blue one that I can wear all year round. I want it to be relatively relaxed but not too relaxed. I live in London... not on the Med. I definitely like the idea of 3-roll-2 because it's on the Rubinacci jacket and I love it! But I'm open to ideas for other colours etc.
     
  9. ThinkDerm

    ThinkDerm Senior member

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    Navy sport coat will be your best best for versatility!
     
  10. EFV

    EFV Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    You can e-mail him for appointments at robin@rp-tailor.com.
     
  11. Isolation

    Isolation Senior member

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    Any details on how the trunk show went? Anyone here got anything made? Think I might be interested in the future, or perhaps I'll try fit a time in HK or just go to Seoul one day. All good options it feels.
     
  12. chobochobo

    chobochobo Senior member Moderator

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    Damn, they'll be at Pitti Uomo when I'm in Seoul next summer.
     
  13. Torsion

    Torsion Senior member

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    Was a pleasure meeting John,Changwoo and Changjin (taking the photo)
    Just scouting this time,really loved talking to them and understanding what the B&T offering is about.Some very fine stitching/hand work. Their pant construction is supreme.
    Now to save up for the next trunk!
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