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Brooks Brothers Tailors

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mujib, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. Mujib

    Mujib Senior Member

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    Recommended, or in-store tailoring services generally a bad idea? BB said they send Black Fleece alterations to be done in NY. Does that make it any better?
     


  2. Twotone

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    The key is to have your alterations measured by the tailor -- not a sales person. If you are measured locally and the work is done in NYC, there could be some disconnect. I doubt BB Black Fleece has any unique construction that any competent local tailor could not handle.

    I have purchased suits, sport coats, trousers, etc. from my local BB, Nordstroms, NM, Dillards, etc. that have needed alterations. I never have their house tailors do my alterations as I found a local tailor shop run by two great Chinese women who do amazing work, at reasonable prices and on time. I have been taking all my alterations to them for many years. They know me and how my clothes fit. If you can, find a local independent tailor and work with them. Results will be consistent no matter where you bought your clothes.
     
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