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Best bespoke commission ever? I think so. *** PICTURES ADDED FOR THOSE LACKING IMAGINATION

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mafoofan, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Just received my vintage tweed greatcoat from Rubinacci. It is a masterpiece. Straight out of 30's war footage. The strangest looking envelope pockets ever seen (like they were bred with rounded patch pockets).

    No pictures. Just believe me.
     
  2. quar

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    Bigtimers gonna Bigtime.
     
  3. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    That's why I didn't take photos. It is beyond that.
     
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  5. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Show some respect. It is perhaps the most awesome overcoat you will never see.
     
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  6. taxgenius

    taxgenius Senior member

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    Thanks for sharing.
     
  7. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    yawn. attention whore.

    post some pics.
     
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  8. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Ha. The world will just have to imagine.
     
  9. poorsod

    poorsod Senior member

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    You just got it? I thought you commissioned it a year or two ago. Is it the same one you posted the picture of the cloth, lining and sketch?
     
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    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Yeah, man. It took forever. I can't believe how close it came out compared to the design we sketched together. Was sure it was going to turn out a monstrosity, so that's why I didn't really push it along faster.

    Also, I couldn't see them for a fitting until we went to London for whnay's wedding.
     
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  12. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Just to remind everyone, the gold standard for bespoke:

    [​IMG]

    I will entertain challenges for the crown, but the lack of pics so far bodes poorly.



    (Glad it turned out well, Foo.)
     
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  13. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Two words, Doc: shoulder dimples.
     
  14. Diaz

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    He's moving. [​IMG]
     
  15. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Senior member

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    Did you get the detachable fur collar?
     
  16. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    Doc: why haven't you ordered from Bernard Weatherill yet? They'll be in NY next month, and visit 5x / year.
     
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  17. mafoofan

    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Mariano almost vomited when I asked about one, so sadly no.
     
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    mafoofan Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Does a pleated back count?
     
  20. dieworkwear

    dieworkwear Senior member

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    I assume you mean a box pleat? Possibly, depending on the size.
     
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