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FT Article: Britain's Regional Tailors

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Eustace Tilley, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    ...but its outside in the yard.

    Do you still keep coal in the bath?


    I try to encourage Deboise to whip his apprentices, the way Despos does with his.

    No go.


    - B
     


  2. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    I don't get it. Off the Line? Off the Phone?

    you're almost there.
     


  3. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    you're almost there.

    These kids and their new-fangled mobile phones.

    A whole world of nuance: now lost.


    - B
     


  4. A Y

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    I try to encourage Deboise to whip his apprentices, the way Despos does with his.

    No go.


    But they do feed them kim chee. At least mine does.

    --Andre
     


  5. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    But they do feed them kim chee. At least mine does.

    --Andre


    Proprietor-tailors are a cruel, flinty breed.

    - B
     


  6. Despos

    Despos Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    Just to let you all know that we do have running water and a toilet now.... [​IMG]

    Edwin DeBoise

    Steed Bespoke Tailors

    www.steeds-view.blogspot.com

    www.steed.co.uk


    Edwin, do you still drive the Bentley or were you able to get the Maybach?
     


  7. Despos

    Despos Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    But they do feed them kim chee. At least mine does.

    --Andre


    He'll regret doing that before long.
     


  8. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    He'll regret doing that before long.

    Are you saying that he needs a bigger toilet?

    [​IMG]


    - B
     


  9. A Y

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    He'll regret doing that before long.

    I believe it's an iGent anti-loitering measure.

    --Andre
     


  10. voxsartoria

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    I believe it's an iGent anti-loitering measure.

    --Andre


    He should take Carl-from-CEGO's class.

    It is based on the class that they teach at the Andover Shop.


    - B
     


  11. George

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    He should take Carl-from-CEGO's class. It is based on the class that they teach at the Andover Shop. - B
    What's that. 3 questions and your out?
     


  12. Eustace Tilley

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    you're almost there.

    Oooo...I got it - Off The Hook!

    Damn, I'm smart [​IMG]
     


  13. JLibourel

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    No mention of poor Des Merrion, the Yorkshire Tailor, I see. I wish him well and a successful comeback once he's out of the hoosegow.
     


  14. Bishop of Briggs

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    No mention of poor Des Merrion, the Yorkshire Tailor, I see. I wish him well and a successful comeback once he's out of the hoosegow.
    Des must be due for parole or may have been released already. He always seemed to be a good bloke. It is a great pity that his hobby was criminalised by the last government.
     


  15. George

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    Des must be due for parole or may have been released already. He always seemed to be a good bloke. It is a great pity that his hobby was criminalised by the last government.
    The government actually wanted to extend the sentence to 5 years as they thought he had been treated too leniently, but I believe his son is quite ill and this was asked to be taken into consideration. Contrast this with Jon Venables, a child murderer released after what, 7 years, given a new identity then gets caught with child pornography on his computer. His sentence? 2 years. Yes., I repeat 2 years!!! Don't you just love the English legal system.
     


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