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East Sicily Tailors

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by UrbanComposition, May 27, 2016.

  1. Mr. Six

    Mr. Six Distinguished Member

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    That's a good excuse!
     


  2. UrbanComposition

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    Here’s a few from my recent trip to Palermo. Cloth is a 14oz linen that I got from Sultan’s in Toronto and will be made up to a DB that can roll to either the middle or bottom button. Crazy soft stuff, but a bit more prone to wrinkles than W Bill.

    First fitting. Jacket will be lengthened, shoulders extended with rollino, and the lapel a bit lower - it’ll point directly at the shoulder seam.
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    Second fitting: trousers are done but upper thigh will be let out so that the pleats close a bit.
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  3. othertravel

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    What are your thought on Sultans? Can you provide deets on the fabric?

    I heard he also carries Tom Ford end-bolt shirting. Don't know if that's true though.
     


  4. UrbanComposition

    UrbanComposition Distinguished Member

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    I’ve gotten several lengths of cloth from them, and am happy so far. Most are no-name and brandless, but I like them. Arrigo made up a wool/cashmere gun club that drapes nicely. I have another length of mid-blue 14oz linen that is unfunded for now. Can’t speak of their shirtings; I’ve no experience with them.
     


  5. othertravel

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    Great, thanks for the mini review.
     


  6. Arthur99

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    looks great how much did you pay for them
     


  7. willyto

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    Those trousers look fantastic.
     


  8. UrbanComposition

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    At the time, it was €500, but the price may have changed since then.
     


  9. Arthur99

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    Actually? The value seems to be great what about the handwork? Was there any fusing in the jacket?
     


  10. UrbanComposition

    UrbanComposition Distinguished Member

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    Much hand. No fuse.
     


  11. taxgenius

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    Santi Macchia via Sicilian Reserve
    Fabric I picked up from Tip Top (Brooklyn) and is summer weight from VBC.
    Jacket is partially lined.
    I left all details other than 2 button patch pocket to the tailor.

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  12. patliean1

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    With all things considered how do you like the results?
     


  13. lordsuperb

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    :(, you should've gone to paul stuart custom.....
     


  14. clee1982

    clee1982 Stylish Dinosaur

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    Kind off topic, is Paul Stuart custom true bespoke, who do they use?
     


  15. Newcomer

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    While pictures do not always tell the full story, I would not be very happy with this as my first order - the shoulders look problematic, amigo.
     


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