Picked up my first Bespoke Suit yesterday

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  1. Supergenius

    Supergenius Senior member

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    Hi, all. My first post here, but I've been lurking a while and used info from the site to choose a custom tailor and have a suit made.

    Based on things I read here, I went to see Johnathan Behr in LA to have a suit made. I just picked it up yesterday and I'm thrilled with it. I'll try to post pictures later - I will be wearing it to a special occasion tonight.

    I had a great experience with Johnathan. He's friendly, professional, knowledgeable and very easy to work with. He has great fabrics to choose from and can do most anything you want. I went with a pretty basic single breasted, 2 button suit in a charcoal Glen plaid. I got the ticket pocket (I know not everyone here likes that, but I do). Pants are flat front with cuffs.

    When I went for my basted fitting I decided to have shirt made to go with the suit as well. Everything was done at the same time and I went in for final alterations yesterday and brought it home.

    I also had him do alterations to some pieces I already own so I can round out my wardrobe and not break the bank.

    Looking forward to showing you all pictures and getting your impressions.
     
  2. the_sartorialist

    the_sartorialist Senior member

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    Enough suspense - bring on the pictures!
     
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    Bring on information in the form of pics and pricing ... [​IMG]
     
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    If you are going to regale us with news of such a suit it is normal to produce photgrapghs of the thing being worn. No ione can judge it otherwise.

    The best views are full body including shoes

    Front and rear with the coat on
    Front and rear without the coat
    Possible profile views left and right

    the inside of the coat lain flat so that the lining and general detail can be seen.
     
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    lee_44106 Senior member

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    Hi, all.

    Blah blah..................blah........blah......................


    Looking forward to showing you all pictures and getting your impressions.



    Excellent first post.
     
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    Still waiting on some damn pics [​IMG]
     
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    Congratulations! Pics, Price and Colour!
     
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    congrats! lets see it.
     
  9. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    Hi, all. My first post here, but I've been lurking a while and used info from the site to choose a custom tailor and have a suit made.

    Based on things I read here, I went to see Johnathan Behr in LA to have a suit made. I just picked it up yesterday and I'm thrilled with it. I'll try to post pictures later - I will be wearing it to a special occasion tonight.

    I had a great experience with Johnathan. He's friendly, professional, knowledgeable and very easy to work with. He has great fabrics to choose from and can do most anything you want. I went with a pretty basic single breasted, 2 button suit in a charcoal Glen plaid. I got the ticket pocket (I know not everyone here likes that, but I do). Pants are flat front with cuffs.

    When I went for my basted fitting I decided to have shirt made to go with the suit as well. Everything was done at the same time and I went in for final alterations yesterday and brought it home.

    I also had him do alterations to some pieces I already own so I can round out my wardrobe and not break the bank.

    Looking forward to showing you all pictures and getting your impressions.


    uh ok dude. you better start showing pics before i start calling you a turd
     
  10. Supergenius

    Supergenius Senior member

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    Sorry, not trying to be a "turd". I'm having digital camera troubles. All the pics are coming out blurry. I'll try to get some with my cell phone camera. Won't be the greatest, but compared to what my digital camera is doing, they will be more useful.

    Stay tuned...
     
  11. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    voxsartoria Goon member

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    I'm having digital camera troubles. All the pics are coming out blurry.

    Pish posh.

    Here I am earlier today, completely out of focus, but with masonry completely in focus:

    [​IMG]

    Sometimes, the blurrier, the better.


    - B
     
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    Pish posh.

    Here I am earlier today, completely out of focus, but with masonry completely in focus:


    What are all these exotic locations you appear to be at in all your pics? It's like you're touring the Continent and its villas with an entire closet in tow. [​IMG]
     
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    Nice suit. But about those cuffs...


    Twotone
     
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    Great looking suit with good fit.
     

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