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Buttondown Shirt Porn: Joe's Tailor (Singapore) Thomas Mason Silverline

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by josepidal, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. kolecho

    kolecho Senior member

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    OP,

    Put a shirt on and post some pics. Besides some questionable details (3 button cuff, no tie space, edge stitching etc), I hope the fit is decent. Sometimes tie space may not appear on a folded shirt but comes out when you have the shirt on with a tie. The seemingly long points may also be justified, and even the lack of collar roll may be reversed when you have the shirt on.
     
  2. dl20

    dl20 Senior member

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    Why would you ask them to not put interlining in the collars?

    dl
     
  3. crazyquik

    crazyquik Senior member

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    Why would you ask them to not put interlining in the collars?

    dl


    Makes a better roll with the BD.

    I am interested to see one of these on, with a tie. I prefer BD's with longest collar points (I forgot how long the last ones I had made were, 3 5/8ths maybe?)
     
  4. Get Smart

    Get Smart Senior member

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    To my eye, they are bad because:

    1) No tie space.

    2) No roll.

    3) Too widespread.

    4) Edge stitching.

    #1 is the biggest problem, but they are all problems.


    5) collar button looks too close to the tip, looks awkward
     
  5. josepidal

    josepidal Senior member

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    There is actually tie space; I thought it was visible from the last photo.

    Regarding roll, how exactly do you describe this and how do you see if a shirt collar has it?
     
  6. kolecho

    kolecho Senior member

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    Put one of the shirts on and post a pic, damn it. No words can help you.

    Psst... Joe is not a very good tailor or shirtmaker. Nice guy, yes.
     
  7. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant Senior member

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    Well, the biggest problem is the atrocious collars. The cuffs can always be hidden under a sweater or jacket.

    I'll grant you that aside gfrom the two blues and the pink they are awfully pastel but we don't have to wear them. [​IMG]
     
  8. coogie

    coogie Senior member

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    these shirts are horrible. the collars and cuffs are just bad

    how much did you pay?
     
  9. Christofuh

    Christofuh Senior member

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    Triple barrel cuffs? Seems a questionable choice.

    +1

    I've got them on Turnbull & Asser shirts; they're a major PIA [​IMG]
    Not down with collars either. I think you could drive an Escalade thru that spread [​IMG]
     
  10. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Senior member

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    Here's how I like mine to look:

    [​IMG]


    Dear Zeus, are you wearing pants in that pic?

    - B
     
  11. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Senior member

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    Some BD pics, showing roll and tie space:

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    [​IMG]


    - B
     
  12. jcriswel

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    Some BD pics, showing roll and tie space:

    - B


    I love the roll on those button down collars. I haven't seen a roll that good since the sixties. Where did you get those shirts?
     
  13. josepidal

    josepidal Senior member

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    I'm not very good at this; this is the best I got. The shirts are in pastel colors lah because I got them from a tropical tailor who caters to a predominantly ethnic Chinese clientele.

    [​IMG] [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  14. penguin vic

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    Dear Zeus, are you wearing pants in that pic? - B
    It does look like no-pants Friday. Vox's pics of his button downs look really good. OP's collars don't look like they'll work with a tie. And the buttons do seem to be very close to the collar points. But I don't wear button downs so I'll keep out of it now.
     
  15. kolecho

    kolecho Senior member

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    The right chest looks like it is not cut for the slope of your shoulders. The collar is messed up.
     
  16. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Dear Zeus, are you wearing pants in that pic?

    - B


    It was taken a long time ago, I can't remember.

    But, probably, yes.
     
  17. josepidal

    josepidal Senior member

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    The right chest looks like it is not cut for the slope of your shoulders. The collar is messed up.
    My right or the right side of the screen?

    Oh well. Wonder what I can do about the collar.
     
  18. Shirtmaven

    Shirtmaven Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I think you should take the pictures again
    either with the help of a friend or a self timer.

    Carl
     
  19. josepidal

    josepidal Senior member

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    I love the roll on those button down collars. I haven't seen a roll that good since the sixties. Where did you get those shirts?
    +1.
     

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