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Luxire Custom Clothing - Official Affiliate Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by luxire, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. smoothmoose

    smoothmoose Senior member

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    ^ that was the feeling I got looking at the swatches. looking forward to seeing pics of your new trousers.
     


  2. JubeiSpiegel

    JubeiSpiegel Senior member

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    You can, just be sure to specify back of collar height, and then neck band height. I had a shirt that i shortened the collar, but not the neck band, which was a different request all together :(

    Learn from my mistakes...
     
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  3. emptym

    emptym Moderator Moderator

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    His question and my answer were simply about buttonholes. Further questions about their refinement are perhaps best answered with a picture comparing the jacket's buttonholes to those from a jacket by Chan:
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    As I mentioned, I like both types for their purposes.
    Either pejsek or dopey once posted a pic of a country suit made of tan cavalry twill. It looked very nice. But I'm not sure I'd get one made myself. But I like them at least as much as flannel for pants.
     
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  4. GradSchooler

    GradSchooler Senior member

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    Luxire, any comment from you on this buttonhole issue? I've been holding off on ordering suits and overcoats for this exact reason. Any progress on this front? I'm sure I'm not the only one waiting on this.
     


  5. knucks

    knucks Senior member

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    I am thinking about sending a shirt I like the fit of to the NJ office to get a few others made. ANyone go this route? How were the results?
     


  6. zeBanker

    zeBanker Senior member

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    Luxire offering great priced products and people keep off because they are waiting for better buttonholes :D this is so funny, isn't it :D taking into account that you'd have to let them be made by your own tailor in real high-end RTW

    No offence, but I simply think it's funny, somehow
     


  7. fridayfrenzy

    fridayfrenzy Senior member

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    This is the best way to go IMO. I went this route and I dialed in my fit within a couple shirts.

    I started with a shirt that fit well but because it was OTR, made some tweaks to make it even better (e.g. longer in length so does not come untucked, higher arm holes, hidden button collar, Epaulet collar dimensions).

    Now that I can order a dress shirt which fits like a glove at the click of a button, it is dangerous. I currently have 10 dress shirts and 3 casual OCBDs.
     


  8. GradSchooler

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    I'm not sure I see why it's funny. It's sort of standard procedure to purchase a suit and expect to not have to get all the buttonholes done separately. It's also surprising that given how fantastic everything else they do is, Luxire can't seem to get buttonholes right.

    Admittedly, their prices are great for the quality. But there is only one tailor in the city I live in who is remotely capable of doing decent buttonholes. He charges $40 per hole. Any savings I might have by getting something through Luxire is long gone if I have to pay to get the buttonholes done myself.
     


  9. Rincon

    Rincon Senior member

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    Maybe this would shed some light on why Luxire can offer great prices...
     


  10. Gibonius

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    The Luxire product was a mirror image of the shirt I sent in, but with better construction.
     


  11. burnso

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    +1. It has to be the best way for a perfect fit because they're replicated exactly...(and it cost me $20 air mail w/ insurance to post)
     


  12. louloufafa

    louloufafa Senior member

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    I requested a remake recently but luxire said I can't send the shirts to their NJ address. I must send them to India which leads to a shipping cost of about 90USD. This is ridiculous... Any one had the same situation?
     


  13. topos

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    if it was made to your specs, it's not really that ridiculous.
     


  14. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    Just buy a new cheap test shirt and get the fit right
     


  15. Beatlegeuse

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    Where are you shipping from and what service are you using? There's no way $90 is the cheapest option to ship a shirt that weighs next to nothing.
     


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