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

  1. Gatsbyu

    Gatsbyu Senior Member

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    Usually, the button stance for 1-button suit should be +/- 2 cm of your waist line. Too high or low will distort waist suppression. Btw, your tailor did a very good job on attaching the sleeves, it needs to be very skillful to do the rope that clean. What sleeve head wadding your tailor used ?
     


  2. third tailor

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    yes it works with a one button configuration but im moving to 3roll2 so will have a higher stance, i dont know what kind of wadding he use is somethig really soft, i will take some pictures of it on my next fitting of a brown linen, oh and im just back from the tailor, i pulled out some of the exesive roping, hope it end up in good results, and i could not alter the quarters, he told my i would look wide in the hips, but he is an aprentice, the master tailor is traveling, when he comes back im gonnna ask him personally
     


  3. Newcomer

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    Latest fitting with Chris Despos. We took some picture of the suit in its current state. The whole entire thing is immensely comfortable. It hugs my shoulders in a way that I can do the YMCA and the suit doesn't budge. I am not sure how that is even possible. I will give a more in depth perspective when I receive the final suit within the next week. But at this point, I could not be happier. There is still a pretty decent amount of surgery that needs to be done (in less important areas), especially with respect to the pants. But I think it is shaping up beautifully so far...

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  4. FlyingMonkey

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    If you want somewhat cheaper bespoke that draws heavily on the legacy of the Huntsman house-style, I suggest Cad and the Dandy (who are just down The Row from Huntsman). Steed have a very different house style and as others have said, if that's what you want, leave Steed to do what they do best.
     


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    I meant using steed to copy the liverano styling. I have a tailor for the structured look.
     


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    Gotcha...
     


  7. Sander

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    That sounds very, very wrong to my ears.
     


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    +1
     


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    What about using Liverano to copy Steed styling?
     


  10. Sander

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    That, on the other hand, sounds perfectly fine.
     


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    I wanna use Corcos to do a Suitsupply, lover their house cut man.
     


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  13. Gatsbyu

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    For anyone doing serious tailoring, mixing various house styles into 1 coat is really disrespectful.
     


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    What about using Edward Sexton to copy Ambrosi?
     


  15. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Stylish Dinosaur

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    So just have to the pants show up 2 years late or what
     


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