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Cego custom shirts

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Jacobd, Feb 26, 2014.

  1. Jacobd

    Jacobd Member

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    I went to cego custom shirts recently and should have known given the condition of the building he's in how cheap his stuff really is. I am so dissatisfied with the service and quality of the custom shirt making.
    Carl is extremely unprofessional he forced me into accepting shirts that didn't fit my liking.

    I do not recommend anyone to go to cego. :foo:
     


  2. SeamasterLux

    SeamasterLux Senior member

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    I'm a bit surprised. I really liked my experience with Carl and consider him one of the best value for money out there. I've had bespoke shirts made in Rome, Paris (including Charvet) and Carl made an amazing fit on his first try.

    The next ones did not fit so well but they were made without any fitting since I was overseas. They've been altered since then.
     


  3. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    You have joined simply to tell us that - what is the rest of the story that you want to besmirch his name thus?
     


  4. mack11211

    mack11211 Senior member

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    Is Carl strong-willed, or are you weak-minded?
     


  5. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    Someone has an axe to grind. I take the OP's testimony with a grain of salt.
     


  6. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    this. my bullshit meter is going off.

    probably a case of buyer's remorse
     


  7. mack11211

    mack11211 Senior member

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    A picture from your fitting:

    [​IMG]
     


  8. Thanks SF (a new me)

    Thanks SF (a new me) Senior member

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  9. scruff

    scruff Senior member

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    I'm all too familiar with tailoring antics like this.

     


  10. coolpapa

    coolpapa Senior member

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    Carl is awesome, you on the other hand seem like a douche.
     


  11. Shirtmaven

    Shirtmaven Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I have no idea who jacobd is, so i do not know what i did wrong.
    and I could have done something wrong.
    I screw up plenty!!!

    and to the defense of my dumpy building..
    It went into receivership the week after i sighed my lease.
    so any planned improvements, never happened.

    The building was sold, and i will be moving to a new location.
    TBD. and my prices may have to go up,because rents in this city are not going down.
     


  12. uniesse

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    Why don't you fuck off.
     


  13. jrd617

    jrd617 Senior member

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    An anonymous thread giving no context like this shouldn't even be allowed. Borders on defamation (ethically speaking)
     
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  14. philosophe

    philosophe Senior member

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    My experiences with Carl have been great. Only wish I lived in NYC.

    OP, did you try to reach a reasonable accommodation , or are you just complaining for the hell of it?
     


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