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***Official Franco Ercoles Bespoke Thread (Brooklyn/Manhattan)***

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by NewYorkIslander, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    When I was doing my hair this morning it wasn't coming out very good. I thought of you.
     


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    Got some tailoring back from Ercole, did a nice job with tapering a jacket from the sides and chest as well as shortening the sleeves.
     


  3. NewYorkIslander

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    Not sure PB, mine seem to be more open than your's are...Samira is his buttonhole guy, I'll ask her next time I'm in, have a fitting beginning of April.

    BTW, saw the "shirt factory" today...:) Very cool.
     


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    A while ago Frank said he has two girls that do it, one that takes twice as long, but they look much better. I don't know.
     


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    mmm, yea, but those are totally different than ours (at least mine). i saw one of those first hand...nice stuff. I showed him the pic of the collar in this thread, told him thats what I wanted...he was impressed how quickly you piced it, and said he was glad his works was appreciated.
     


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    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Hmm, you sure, look at the ones on your jacket and look at these on another one of mine..?

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    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Fittings for two new suits next week and the shirt with trial shirt corrections made. Looking forward to it, sons.
     


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    I'm amazed that Ercoles works on your clothing so quickly. Didn't you commission those suits less than a month ago?
     


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    Yes. Probably because I am Frank's cutest client. With the best hair. Gotta be.
     


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    First fitting with Frank. Didn't bring my camera so had to use the phone, no good pictures. The coat will be lengthened by 0.5", sleeves tweaked,etc. Jacket is 3 button (functional) with a slight roll under the 3rd button. Lapel size is going to be different, it is just facing at this point.


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    Looks very nice for a first fitting.
     


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    that looks fantastic. are you in NYC now permanently?
     


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    No,just try to swing by when I am around.
     


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