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Kent Wang - Affiliate thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Kent Wang, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Stylish Dinosaur

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    Nice, do you have overcoat/heavier cloth books?
     


  2. Thefenceposts

    Thefenceposts Senior Member

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    KW Tuxedo at my wedding. Huddersfield Mohair Wool. Standard Shawl Collar

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  3. classicalthunde

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    Looks great! what other selections did you make? Standard shoulder and standard canvas? or soft shoulder and soft canvas?
    Was there a wider shawl option available?
     


  4. ericgereghty

    ericgereghty Distinguished Member

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    That looks great. It looks like they widened the shawl lapels since i bought mine (5 years ago now).
     


  6. ericgereghty

    ericgereghty Distinguished Member

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    I couldn't recall your username, but this was my thought as well.
     


  7. Thefenceposts

    Thefenceposts Senior Member

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    I went with Standard shoulder, standard canvas for formality, but I do have the back unlined since the wedding was in Florida and it's mohair. Grosgrain lapels as well - I might have gone with satin if I did it again. Grosgrain, to me, looks more natural on my peak lapel tux.

    There was a wider lapel option available as well, but it was very wide.

    The best part about the MTM process was all the adjustments that can be made around the neck/shoulder/sleeve pitch area. There are pictures of me throughout the night in all different poses/ arm positions, but in all of them the shoulders of the jacket are well seated and there is zero collar gap.

    If I recall, I also lowered the buttoning point and lengthened the jacket a bit from the standard. I'll post the full detail of fit changes if I can find it in my email.

    Worth noting that I did get fitted with Aaron in person, then made minor adjustments at Wazin when I received the jacket, but a reorder should be a seamless process now.
     


  8. aaronatKW

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    Sure! There are great options from Huddersfield Cloth and Abraham Moon in England, and Ariston and others in Italy. Plus our stock books which are mostly from Italian mills/merchants. Email me at [email protected] and I'll tell you more.
     


  9. ericgereghty

    ericgereghty Distinguished Member

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    Fwiw, I prefer grosgrain to satin. The wider shawl lapel is very intriguing. Absolutely intend at some point to have a KW dinner jacket made up after seeing this.
     


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