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French Tailoring Thread (e.g. Camps de Luca, Cifonelli, Smalto and etc.)

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I really enjoyed it RJ. One of my favorite articles of yours.
 

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great article but I had trouble finding it.... here it is:


Thanks! Wasn’t sure if I would cross a line in violation of the no-advertising/spamming policy here if I posted it myself.
 

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Thanks! Wasn’t sure if I would cross a line in violation of the no-advertising/spamming policy here if I posted it myself.
Do you know how closely the berluti style (if there even is such a thing) resembles the Arnys style ? I would argue that berluti caters to a different clientele than arnys but maybe I am wrong.
 

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Do you know how closely the berluti style (if there even is such a thing) resembles the Arnys style ?
Not. At. All. Apart from the occasional collaboration with one of the Arnys designers for an accessory now and then. I mean, the custom suits are more or less in the Parisian style, and will be even more so now that Smalto alum Sirven has joined them.
Great article and only now I notice that I've been following you in tumblr for a while.
Oh hai. Always nice to e-meet a follower who's not a pr0n bot.
 

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Not. At. All. Apart from the occasional collaboration with one of the Arnys designers for an accessory now and then. I mean, the custom suits are more or less in the Parisian style, and will be even more so now that Smalto alum Sirven has joined them.
Oh hai. Always nice to e-meet a follower who's not a pr0n bot.
Thank you, yes that's right sirven was also added to the LVMH empire...
 

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I figured something was up with Sirven when their normal Instagram page stopped working and everything moved to his personal Instagram. The shop Instagram page went down like 2 months before they made the announcement on his personal Instagram.
 

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I figured something was up with Sirven when their normal Instagram page stopped working and everything moved to his personal Instagram. The shop Instagram page went down like 2 months before they made the announcement on his personal Instagram.
you are a real detective on instagram;)

even when talking to berluti employees they admit that there is a certain identity missing when it comes to their bespoke tailoring. wonder if this will change with all the acquisitions or will it be just the french version of kiton - only focused on oil $$$ for people that don't care if a suit is $5k or $15k.
 

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Hi everyone, just received an MTM suit from Ardentes Clipei in Fresco
 

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Not. At. All. Apart from the occasional collaboration with one of the Arnys designers for an accessory now and then. I mean, the custom suits are more or less in the Parisian style, and will be even more so now that Smalto alum Sirven has joined them.
Oh hai. Always nice to e-meet a follower who's not a pr0n bot.

Apart from the Forestierre. I have Arny's and Berluti ones.
 

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I finally got my Cifo Travel Jacket. It’s blue cashmere. Quite simply amazing. It doesn’t feel like I am wearing a jacket. And an absolute pleasure to be able to cross your arms without feeling like the back is going to rip like you are the hulk.

I love it.
 

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I’m surprised Daniel Lévy is not getting a mention in here when it comes to bespoke shirts. I have a wardrobe full of them. Also, he has just started making a very comfortable bespoke jacket.
 
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Hi everyone, just received an MTM suit from Ardentes Clipei in Fresco

Wow that style looks great! Was this from the demi-mesure line made in Portugal? Prices looks pretty resonable too for good mtm. Although my only point of reference is Saman Amel which is on the higher end of mtm I would presume.
 

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Wow that style looks great! Was this from the demi-mesure line made in Portugal? Prices looks pretty resonable too for good mtm. Although my only point of reference is Saman Amel which is on the higher end of mtm I would presume.
Yes, this was the demi-mesure line in Portugal. I was quoted EUR1225 and given the end result I am quite satisfied. I did ask Romain to take in my waist a bit, but given the current situation it'll be a while before alterations are finished.
 

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