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Leonard Logsdail suit (with pictures)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by GITU, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. dopey

    dopey Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Oct 12, 2006
    That is from the lookbook.
    The "Heritage" section on the "About Us" page says:
    It is not hard to see how someone could think they are getting the benfit of Len, Sr.'s exertise when they buy a Carnaby Custom suit. And maybe they are in the sense that Len, Sr. designed the suit blocks. And maybe he has even more input than that.
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2013
  2. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

    Sep 27, 2007
    New York
    ^ Interesting, I hadn't seen that. Maybe Sr. is more involved than I thought.
  3. taxgenius

    taxgenius Senior member

    Mar 23, 2007

    Based on the pics, I reached the opposite conclusion.
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  4. MZhammer

    MZhammer Senior member

    Oct 31, 2011

    Although some are style (lapels etc) they don't work on your body so it doesn't matter if you want to wear a skinny tie, low rise trousers, and skinny lapels, you just don't look good in them.

    The button stance, lapel width and rise of pants are stylistic choices that went wrong. The rest are just plain sloppy fitting.
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2013
  5. David Reeves

    David Reeves Senior member Affiliate Vendor

    Feb 16, 2009
    New York
    I think we all know that suit could be done better, in fairness though I don't think it could be great at that price point no matter who made it. The trouble is, if as a customer, you cut the costs too much this is the kind of result we see again and again. Pay say an extra $500 on that garment and your tailor has the money to rotate sleeves, to do extra fittings etc the result would be probably 3 times better (or more).
  6. billsiart

    billsiart Member

    Oct 22, 2014
    Was there a resolution to this horrible situation?

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