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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Sander, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. lordsuperb

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    :( Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!
     

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    Despos Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    ^I see what you did there! Good job!
     

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    Does the ‘noticeable difference’ explain why the pockets are so far from level on you? Did the original client have a shoulder drop on the other side to your own perhaps?

    Looks great even so.
     

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    Exactly.
     

  5. Despos

    Despos Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    @PMA
    Did the same tailor make the brown linen trouser as the jackets you posted?
    The work on the fitting and finished jacket have details that perplex me and don't jive with the work on the trousers. Sort of a mixed breed. Just curious
     

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    Despos Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    I should be working but having one of those "can't have enough coffee" days!
     

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    I have 3 coat makers and 2 trouser makers that work for me. Coat makers don't touch trousers, vice versa.
     

  8. Despos

    Despos Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    That explains it. These pieces all show a different provenance.

    "work for me" are you in the business or a client?
     

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    I make what the customer and I agree will look best on them. I don't force down a style. I have one coat maker who worked for Rafael and he can make a real shirt sleeve shoulder (not that ruffled exaggeration from Naples today), a soft shoulder, roped shoulder. Not every customer that walks in can have the same silhouette. That's what is negative about Savile Row.
     

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    Really hope the trousers are part of a suit. Would be a fantastic monochrome look.
     

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    They are, I am not a fan of patterned trousers.
     

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    Can he put it on backwards so the high and low shoulders match better?
     

  13. Despos

    Despos Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    Out of the box thinking like this is needed on this forum
     

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  15. bdavro23

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    I'm a problem solver Chris...

    Btw, I'll be in Chicago the 17th-19th if you find yourself inexplicably thirsty.

    :cheers:
     

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