San Francisco Alterations tailor

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  1. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    They can be but RTW trousers aren't cut/shaped to accommodate this. When I cut trousers I adjust the outlets to allow for making the back 1" longer in back than the front with a cuff. It could be done to any trouser but it is a bit difficult when the trouser is made and finished.
     


  2. P. Bateman

    P. Bateman Senior member

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    Hm. I had bespoke trousers made at Spoon and we're in the midst of the final fitting and they're telling me I can't have slanted cuffs. Can you elaborate on the method you construct the outlet to allow slanted cuffs?
     


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    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I've been happy with Oxford. They do a slight slant on my cuffs. Not quite as much as Despos mentioned.
     


  5. malat

    malat Senior member

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    For anything more complex than a hem, which just about any tailor should be able to do well, I use Bob Stankovic in Menlo Park. His work has been impeccable so far. He's a nice guy, but be sure to specify when you need your clothes back, as he is an old timer with grand-kids that are his priority. :)
     


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    +1 He's my good buddy. He's done complicated work for me to cater to my sartorial obsessions.
    And with great success . He was the main outside tailor for Wilkes Bashford, Palo Alto.

    Bob Stankovic- 650-323-9614
     


  7. comrade

    comrade Senior member

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    In SanFrancisco proper, stay away from John Minor.
    He ruined a pair of slacks of mine which I bought
    in London.
     


  8. gettoasty

    gettoasty Senior member

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    if you are looking somewhere in los altos, cassara brothers clothier does a pretty good job.

    friendly service. i would ask for mario senior (the father) instead of the son.
    wasn't too happy about how they slimmed down a couple of shirts. but trousers and jackets are pretty nice.
     


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    I've been happy with Andreas George on Bush at Kearny in SF. Consistent two week turnaround, does a great job with more complex work. I have to have the shoulders rotated on most of my SCs.
     
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  10. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I use Carlos at Oxxford. I've been very happy with his work for many years.
     


  11. Dempsy444

    Dempsy444 Senior member

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    Thanks everybody for the helpful replies.
     


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    FTFY
     


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    I've been giving Andreas Gorges all of my work. I've thrown some complicated stuff at him and what I get back has always been well done. He was recommended to me by one of the more fastidious people on StyleForum.
     


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    I've been using Andreas Gorges and would recommend him as well.
     


  15. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Here are a few photos of cuffs we did yesterday. Back is actually 1 1/4" longer than the front. 1 3/4" cuffs on 10/20" opening circumference. The cuff width and opening measure don't really matter. Just threw that in for perspective. Won't tell you how we do it but will say how I learned this. By folding cloth to make angled cuffs and transferring this to a paper pattern. The a lot of trial and error.

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