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Bespoke delivery in a few days: what could go wrong?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mafoofan, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Is this a new tailor to you? If so who is the favoured person?



    You must be new to teh StyleForvm.

    Welcome. I look forward to more of your posts.


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  2. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    You must be new to teh StyleForvm.

    Welcome. I look forward to more of your posts.


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  3. Atropos

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    Did someone call?
     


  4. NewYorkIslander

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    One set of shirts had a too small shoulder measurement...new ones were made up asap and I was able to keep the mistakes as well. My tailor told me they'd be perfect for wearing under a sweater w/out a tie.

    Other than that, minor issues, like a missing button on a 3 roll 2 (not missing button hole) or lining not exact (I'm specific about the lining under the collar as well as inside the coat. Pants a touch too long, etc...

    All are fixed for me, as I try on at the shop before I take the garment home.
     


  5. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    You must be new to teh StyleForvm.

    Welcome. I look forward to more of your posts.


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    Thank you.

    No I am far from new but given that Matt was anticipating something to go wrong, I found it hard to believe that he was speaking of his regular tailor.
     


  6. tazmaniac

    tazmaniac Senior member

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    Belgian shoes sewn into the trouser hems?
     


  7. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Is this being sent to you cold turkey or did you have fittings?

    Cold turkey, per the usual.

    Is this a new tailor to you? If so who is the favoured person?

    No. Still the big R.

    No I am far from new but given that Matt was anticipating something to go wrong, I found it hard to believe that he was speaking of his regular tailor.

    Well, no one's perfect. There is always some minor anxiety in anticipation of a delivery--not because I think I'll get screwed, but because it's a pain to wait for the fix and it sucks to not have what you expected after waiting for a while.

    Did you have the linings replaced or just kept them as is?

    I had one of the linings replaced. As completed, all my odd jackets wound up with red linings. So, I had one switched to a moss green, which I had originally requested. Yes, I am aware of the irony that I can wear the same shoe everyday but get peaved by having the same linings in my jackets.
     


  8. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Cold turkey, per the usual.

    If you do have problem with details or fit, this will be the reason.

    But I won't lecture you since you fully understand that you're forgoing a fundamental step because of your confidence in Rubinacci's after-delivery attentiveness.

    Most men, moreover, become plumper and softer starting around your age. If it isn't happening to you, great...but just keep it in mind.


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  9. TC (Houston)

    TC (Houston) Senior member

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    Most men, moreover, become plumper and softer starting around your age. If it isn't happening to you, great...but just keep it in mind.


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    For sure. What better insurance policy against that tendency than a wardrobe of bespoke clothing?
     


  10. benjamin831

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    Wrong color buttons, mannn that pissed me off.
     


  11. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    For sure. What better insurance policy against that tendency than a wardrobe of bespoke clothing?

    Your age entitles you to a discount on this thread.


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    You could be attacked by a feral jungle cat and lose an arm in the process, which would upset the balance of the suit jacket.
     


  13. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    If you do have problem with details or fit, this will be the reason.

    But I won't lecture you since you fully understand that you're forgoing a fundamental step because of your confidence in Rubinacci's after-delivery attentiveness.

    Most men, moreover, become plumper and softer starting around your age. If it isn't happening to you, great...but just keep it in mind.


    I asked for a tiny bit of extra room in one suit, but that one won't come for some time. The other is cut like before--I've still got 8-10cm of extra space around my waist.

    As for foregoing a fitting: hasn't been a problem before and they have always been happy to fix anything.
     


  14. dragon8

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    Package was sent tot he wrong address. Luckily, that person refused delivery and sent it back and I eventually received it.

    I wanted a 3 button rolled to 2 and I envisioned it much different than it came out.
     


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    You could be attacked by a feral jungle cat and lose an arm in the process, which would upset the balance of the suit jacket.

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