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

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

  1. gopherblue

    gopherblue Senior member

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    LOL. Fair enough. (Although you haven't seen my crotch!)
     
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  2. NewYorkIslander

    NewYorkIslander Affiliate Vendor

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    Who else here besides Patrick and myself have gotten Valentine to make them a shirt? I was wondering if someone who knows more about shirt construction can point out what makes these so different. Reason I ordered was to try out the unfused collar...I like it.
     


  3. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I love my shirts from him. Its all I am doing from now on. I just placed another order. I believe Axelman has gotten one or two.
     


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    indesertum Senior member

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    If you dont mind me asking how much does he charge for his shirts?
     


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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    You can get a MTM, which is like a factory made shirt from somewhere in Jeresey, maybe Gambert or something. Then there is bespoke where there is a lot more handwork and it is done by one of Frank's employees. I don't know what his base price is for either, but depending on the fabric that I have selected for the bespoke ones there has been a wide range of prices that I have paid.
     


  6. indesertum

    indesertum Senior member

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    Have you tried his MTM program?

    Also could somebody enlighten me as to what CMT stands for
     


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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I have never done the MTM, but NY Ranger has. CMT stands for Cut, Measure, Trim, or Cut, Measure, Tailor. It refers to supplying your own fabric.
     


  8. forex

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    Does he do CMT on his bespoke shirts? I need to check out one of the shirts next time I see him.
     


  9. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    I have had 4 casual shirts made by Valentine.

    Forex: Yes, Frank will do CMT on shirts.
     


  10. Slickman

    Slickman Senior member

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    Is valentine the shirtmaker franks uses to make shirts for his clients?
     


  11. Axelman 17

    Axelman 17 Senior member

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    Correct. I have done a few bespoke shirts from Frank and been very pleased with the result.
     


  12. mafoofan

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    This looks fantastic.
     


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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Not really. Like I already posted. It depends on what you want. See below.

     


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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Still haven't had time for a fitting on the next suit. Jeremy might open the shop for me Sunday so I can pick up some shirts that are ready though.
     


  15. forex

    forex Senior member

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    You will work Jeremy to death, let the guy catch a break, at least on Sundays:)
     


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