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Bespoke pants?

nelly

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I have always liked the fit of Express' Producer pants but think the fabrics that they use are awful. Can I bring a pair of express pants to a tailor and have them reverse engineer the design with better wools/cloths?
 

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Of course they can. A MTM tailor may only be able to approximate, but a true bespoke tailor can make anything you wish.
 

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There's a fellow in NYC named Dario Rodriguez who specializes in copying trousers. Cantabrigian swears by him, which is a good thing. If you don't have access to NYC, I suppose that you could source your own fabric and send it to Dario along with the trousers to be copied.
 

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Humm this sounds interesting. I need to have pants done for a wedding in June. I wound up getting a suit and I am going to use the jacket as part of a stoller. However my tailor is too expensive for pants that I will likley only wear once. From the comments on AAAC it looks like pants run about 250-300? How can I get in touch with this guy?
 

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Thanks for all the advice. It just so happens that I live in NYC so I'll be sure to check it out.
 

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Originally Posted by pfr0g
Humm this sounds interesting. I need to have pants done for a wedding in June. I wound up getting a suit and I am going to use the jacket as part of a stoller. However my tailor is too expensive for pants that I will likley only wear once. From the comments on AAAC it looks like pants run about 250-300? How can I get in touch with this guy?

Dario's pants run a lot less than 250-300. He charges 75 for his work, IIRC, maybe $90. The fabric you can source or he can, it will be more expensive if he gets it. His pants are very nice and he can copy almost anything, but don't expect Incotex Sartoriale/Oxxford/Kiton. He also leans towards a more classic American cut than the trimmer, lower rise italian stuff.
 

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