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

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

  1. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    I'm not a tailor and I don't play one on the internet, I can only tell you what I think looks good. I found that the lower gorge helps and the higher gorge hurts sloped shoulders (although others may disagree), in terms of a construction remedy, I would ask on the "Ask a tailor" threak and get an answer from someone that actually cuts and sews garments for a living.
     
  2. forex

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    I see you went for a three button coat rather than a two button one. It does look short, it is very similar to your previous suit. Do you have side shots?
     
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    :brick:

    Didn't even think of that. Already addressed there, too.

    Sorry to interrupt the thread, all. As you were.
     
  4. Axelman 17

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    Correct, it is a 3-roll-2.5, the true buttoning point is somewhere between the second and third. I will try and grab a few side shots when possible. Frank and I fooled around with the fronts a bit, ultimately, I was pretty pleased with how the balance turned out.
     
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    Frank likes cutting shorter suits, you really have to pull his leg to get him to drop them. Great fabric, Axel.
     
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    How much does frank charge for cmt 2 piece suit?
     
  7. Eustace Tilley

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  8. taxgenius

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    Is that for the Brooklyn location too?
     
  9. Eustace Tilley

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    No idea - just call and ask him.
     
  10. Axelman 17

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    Had a first fitting for my new Lesser tropical suit. Would classify the fabric, a light navy, as pure sex. Will try and get some pictures up.
     
  11. forex

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    Take side pics to evaluate the front and back balance, I think that's his weekness. He did a suit for a friend, has a balance issue just like mine.
     
  12. mkarim

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    Yes I'd like to see pics. Thanks.
     
  13. NewYorkIslander

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    The forum could benefit from pics of that wheat fresco, I loved it!
     
  14. mkarim

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    If only I had taken any :-( . Will take some when I get the finished product this weekend. The fitting was pretty good and they hammered all the little details. It could end up as my favorite
     
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    I went to Ercoles this afternoon to have some pants taken in and decided to finally have a suit made. I explained to frank that I wanted to have a navy suit made where the jacket could also be used as a blazer. Basically a blazersuit. I looked at a few books but diidnt decide on the fabric. Frank was going to pull some things that where in my budget and show me when I go back for my pants. I am looking for something I can wear year round but now very little about fabrics. Any tips or suggestions when I go back?
     

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