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Hong Kong Tailor Report - Peter Lee, Chan, Jantzen, Zee's and Tassels

maomao1980

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Originally Posted by ApplesHK
Peter gave me his card yesterday which shows his name as Peter Li.

I have Peter's card right in front of me and it says his name is Peter Lee, so where did you really goto?
 

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Originally Posted by maomao1980
I have Peter's card right in front of me and it says his name is Peter Lee, so where did you really goto?

Maybe Apples went to LiBaroon.
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Believe it or not, I don't know where Y William Yu is located.
 

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Chan has probably the most comprehensive range of fabric available of the higher end tailors in HK. You should have no problem finding VBC. In fact, the VBC distributor is located directly opposite WW Chan on 2/F Burlington House.

In all honesty, you have gone to the wrong Peter Lee. I suspected this when you noted Peter carried Zegna and Cerrutti, which is not true.

Maybe you found a new mystery tailor. Best keep it a secret.



Originally Posted by ApplesHK
That's it! Yes I did forget the secret handshake
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Peter gave me his card yesterday which shows his name as Peter Li.

I should have added, that after Phat Guidos', Slewfoot's and Gazman 70K's reports, I was looking forward to visiting Peter. He was very attentive but the fabrics were very disappointing. Jantzen's fabrics are much better but even these I'd rate as average.

I guess you get what you pay for, but as there are so many mentions of decents suits at around $1200 even at WW Chan, I was hoping to get some nice blazers at around $500 here in HK.

Maybe I am not being realistic. Jantzen made me a blazer (which I've now turned into a suit after the comments posted here which were really helpful. Got them to make the slacks this week and will change the buttons from brown to blue) for about $600USD and Baron's quoted $750.
What will Chan charge for a blazer in Wool/cashmere or Fresco?

And does Chan have a good VBC range?
 

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Gazman,

I think he went to Baron's Kay, which is just oppsite of Y William Yu.
 

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Well there's more than one Baron it seems.
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This makes sense guys, as I can't imagine anyone being impressed withe place I went to.
Where is the real Baron found please?
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There must be like a gazillion tailors in HK named something Baron's something.
 

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Well that's a relief really. I was doubting the collective wisdom of you guys. Yep I'm looking at the card now and it is Baron Kay's Tailor @ 43 Mody Rd. TST. I'll Google Peter Lee HK and see if I can find the real Baron and check him out on Friday.
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Originally Posted by ApplesHK
Well that's a relief really. I was doubting the collective wisdom of you guys. Yep I'm looking at the card now and it is Baron Kay's Tailor @ 43 Mody Rd. TST.
I'll Google Peter Lee HK and see if I can find the real Baron and check him out on Friday.
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Originally Posted by Fishball
Apples,
If you met Peter "Li" not Peter "Lee", then you got the wrong guy. Peter Lee is also not located at opposite of Y William Yu.

- thats what I thought..
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Originally Posted by maomao1980
I have Peter's card right in front of me and it says his name is Peter Lee, so where did you really goto?
- we all also have his label stitched in our shirts & SC..
Originally Posted by gazman70k
Damn, you just revealed his msytery tailor!
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- wait.. you said you did not know where YWY is..
- who are you? TC..
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Originally Posted by ApplesHK
Well that's a relief really. I was doubting the collective wisdom of you guys. Yep I'm looking at the card now and it is Baron Kay's Tailor @ 43 Mody Rd. TST.
I'll Google Peter Lee HK and see if I can find the real Baron and check him out on Friday.
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- Funny as every other SF that has visited the island has PMed one of us iTHUGS.. & they get a drink & no happy ending..
- looks like you didn't get a drink or happy ending..
 

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Too funny! Apples - Peter Lee of Lee Baron is located in the Far East Mansion which is a block away from the back of the Peninsula Hotel in Kowloon.

On another note, I was just emailing with Chan about some potential items. Maybe it was just the specific fabrics I was inquiring about, but it seems like they raised their prices again. Unfortunate, but I guess the HK economy is doing much better these days!
 

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Originally Posted by ApplesHK
Well that's a relief really. I was doubting the collective wisdom of you guys. Yep I'm looking at the card now and it is Baron Kay's Tailor @ 43 Mody Rd. TST.
I'll Google Peter Lee HK and see if I can find the real Baron and check him out on Friday.
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You are one smart man.
 

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