Now this is a bespoke suit!

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mmkn, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. MalfordOfLondon

    MalfordOfLondon Senior member

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    Perhaps they are flapped and the flaps are tucked in? I think it's neat, although, I would never wear it myself.

    They would have to be some long flaps [​IMG]
     


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    It was "okey" except for the stupid pockets on the back.

    How the f did he think?. Pockets there won't make any sense? Looks strange and it won't be practical either.
     


  3. musicguy

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    He asked for it and got what he wanted, I presume. Isn't that the point of bespoke?
     


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    ndw Senior member

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    They would have to be some long flaps [​IMG]

    Taking everything else into account, and the fact that the pockets are even there in the first place, would it be that surprising? If they aren't functional then I agree they are silly... Just a guess.
     


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  6. TRINI

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    That's a nice fabric.
     


  7. pebblegrain

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    It was "okey" except for the stupid pockets on the back.

    How the f did he think?. Pockets there won't make any sense? Looks strange and it won't be practical either.


    Not practical? You couldn't be more wrong.
     


  8. niidawg3

    niidawg3 Senior member

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    Top half of the jacket is incredible

    - IMO - thats all there needs to be said.
    - everything else is obviously a stylistic choice.
     


  9. Parker

    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Pretty fun idea. Why not?

    I wonder if there was any additional work done at the crotch, either to make it easier to ride or more durable.

    Like a chamois-lined crotch? [​IMG]


    Pockets there won't make any sense? Looks strange and it won't be practical either.

    I think it's for spare tubes, patch kits, powerbar, etc.
     


  10. mmkn

    mmkn Senior member

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    Top half of the jacket is incredible

    Agree.

    Only wish that his arms were down by his side.

    - M
     


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    Infrasonic Senior member

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    A bespoke suit for a bespoke bike maker.
     


  12. MCH-est.1818

    MCH-est.1818 Well-Known Member

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    my first thought, given he is a professional cyclists, was that the pockets might be there to emulate the water bottle pockets on the back of a cycling jersey. If that is the case, kind of cool.


    Pretty fun idea. Why not?



    Like a chamois-lined crotch? [​IMG]




    I think it's for spare tubes, patch kits, powerbar, etc.


    [​IMG]
     


  13. Beaune Head

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    True, would be cooler with a one-piece back.

    Maybe the slit between the shoulderblades is for inserting a Camelbak.
     


  14. musicguy

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    Maybe the slit between the shoulderblades is for inserting a Camelbak.

    lol

    Seriously though, it's for hunching over. It's a practical suit, but will be inpractical to wear it for too long. It looks like the cuffs and the collar is lined in chamois. Wonder if there is a crotch chamois.
     


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    I've often heard it said here at SF that most people don't pay attention to what others are wearing. This one might draw a bit of that attention others are failing to get.

    I do like the pattern of the cloth. As to the suit...well...it's not my thing ... but I applaud him and his tailor.

    EDIT: Now that I see the front ... I rather like it.
     


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