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Jon Green Bespoke Suit

mmkn

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Such timeless things of beauty and quality he creates . . . second fitting.







- M
 

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very nice. this makes you look very tall, i would prefer a shorter jacket but thats a matter of taste.
very nice.
 

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^^^ Thanks.

I am 6' [6' 1" with the hair (a la Blagojevich), Mr. Green would joke
].

At this fitting, as the collar was still basted, it was ripped off and reset.

- M
 

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Looks good, though the coat length appears a bit too long.

Does Green still use Sexton?
 

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Very nice M - how do you enjoy working with Jon?
 

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Are the shoulders as padded as they look to me?
Or is that you?
 

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Originally Posted by Eustace Tilley
long.

Does Green still use Sexton?


It's the sixth coat/jacket he has made for me. Each jacket's length is specific to the cloth - the beauty of bespoke, he defines where he thinks it should fall. My request is that the cloth should cover my gluteal folds.

The camera plays tricks on the eyes with perpectives, lights, and shadows. I find that a combination of real life view and photographs are needed to accurately assess a bespoke work. That, in addition to wearing the thing awhile.

I am not sure he still works with Mr. Sexton [maybe still for some of his women clients]. I am fortunate to have my first Jon Green suit made by Mr. Sexton, before he got busy with expanding his practice in Britain.

Originally Posted by Lonneker
Very nice M - how do you enjoy working with Jon?

I have thoroughly enjoyed working with him for the last five years, and still make three trips a year to see him - if anything to chat and learn about clothing. The evolution truly has been fun and rewarding.

Originally Posted by comrade
Are the shoulders as padded as they look to me?
Or is that you?


C'est moi.

- M
 

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Originally Posted by F. Corbera
M, never change.

Only for my wife
.

- M
 

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mmkn, great suit.

2 patch pockets... hmmm... looks like SF fashion.

Andrey
 

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Originally Posted by mmkn
The camera plays tricks on the eyes with perpectives, lights, and shadows. I find that a combination of real life view and photographs are needed to accurately assess a bespoke work. That, in addition to wearing the thing awhile.

Agree, but that said, this fitting looks very promising.


Originally Posted by mmkn
I have thoroughly enjoyed working with him for the last five years, and still make three trips a year to see him - if anything to chat and learn about clothing. The evolution truly has been fun and rewarding.

Excellent. Looking forward to seeing the final product; what's the cloth on this commission?

Originally Posted by mmkn
I am 6' [6' 1" with the hair (a la Blagojevich), Mr. Green would joke
].


In that case, perhaps a change in avatar is in order?
 

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Originally Posted by andreyb2
looks like SF fashion.

Andrey


I knew there was a reason that this was posted here rather than over at London Lounge.

You are absolutely right, as this will be my traveling suit, I was inspired by The Blazer Suit. Style Forum Fashion at its best!

Moreover, there was this flow ~ from sportcoat ~ to sportcoat ~ to Blazer Suit as well . . .







Originally Posted by Lonneker
what's the cloth on this commission?

In that case, perhaps a change in avatar is in order?




Mr. Green sends me a "presentation" of fabrics he selected himself based on knowing me, my wishes, my climate. His knowledge and eyes in the fabric market are truly all encompassing.

Just for today, Blagojevich.


- M
 

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