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Modern Tailor / MOP Buttons

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by nycwallst, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. nycwallst

    nycwallst Senior member

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    So, I know a bunch of people here on StyleForum have been going to ModernTailor.com for custom shirts -- myself included. I am very happy with them, but find that the one thing that can really make the shirts stand out is missing -- high quality, mother of pearl buttons (because theirs currently suck).

    I've emailed requesting them, and they don't seem to have plans to offer an upgrade. I figure if enough of us request them, though, they may give an option to get some put on at about $10-12 extra per shirt.

    These are the style of what I was thinking: http://www.hst.com.sg/acatalog/T4449.html

    Anyone else care enough to send an email to them?
     
  2. imwithtuxedo

    imwithtuxedo Senior member

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    So, I know a bunch of people here on StyleForum have been going to ModernTailor.com for custom shirts -- myself included. I am very happy with them, but find that the one thing that can really make the shirts stand out is missing -- high quality, mother of pearl buttons (because theirs currently suck).

    I've emailed requesting them, and they don't seem to have plans to offer an upgrade. I figure if enough of us request them, though, they may give an option to get some put on at about $10-12 extra per shirt.

    These are the style of what I was thinking: http://www.hst.com.sg/acatalog/T4449.html

    Anyone else care enough to send an email to them?


    I emailed them and got a response saying that they have had many requests for higher quality thicker MOP buttons and are working on it.
     
  3. Weich77

    Weich77 Senior member

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    So, I know a bunch of people here on StyleForum have been going to ModernTailor.com for custom shirts -- myself included. I am very happy with them, but find that the one thing that can really make the shirts stand out is missing -- high quality, mother of pearl buttons (because theirs currently suck).

    I've emailed requesting them, and they don't seem to have plans to offer an upgrade. I figure if enough of us request them, though, they may give an option to get some put on at about $10-12 extra per shirt.

    These are the style of what I was thinking: http://www.hst.com.sg/acatalog/T4449.html

    Anyone else care enough to send an email to them?


    I heard they will get the TROCHUS MOP in Feb...
     
  4. Weich77

    Weich77 Senior member

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    So, I know a bunch of people here on StyleForum have been going to ModernTailor.com for custom shirts -- myself included. I am very happy with them, but find that the one thing that can really make the shirts stand out is missing -- high quality, mother of pearl buttons (because theirs currently suck).

    I've emailed requesting them, and they don't seem to have plans to offer an upgrade. I figure if enough of us request them, though, they may give an option to get some put on at about $10-12 extra per shirt.

    These are the style of what I was thinking: http://www.hst.com.sg/acatalog/T4449.html

    Anyone else care enough to send an email to them?


    they said $5to $10 for the thick TROCHUS buttons
     
  5. nycwallst

    nycwallst Senior member

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    Do they have them yet, or any word on when they will be getting them?
     
  6. columbia92

    columbia92 Well-Known Member

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    Do they have them yet, or any word on when they will be getting them?

    I also asked about it and they also said they'll have it soon. No firm date though.
     
  7. coltboy75

    coltboy75 Senior member

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    I called yesterday and they said to check the website on a daily basis. The problem is you need to create a shirt and go through several steps just to see if they have the new thick MOP buttons.
     
  8. jobro

    jobro Senior member

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    Just checked then. No sign of thick MOP.
     
  9. moderntailoremma

    moderntailoremma Senior member

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    Just checked then. No sign of thick MOP.

    Sorry about the delay. We released thick MOP buttons some time late March I remember but they have Moderntailor brand and some customers preferred no brand. Now we just got new thick mop, without brand...
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