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Suit Fabric Help (Chan)

dah328

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Originally Posted by Fishball
It doesn't make sense at all.
I bought the H&S cloth directly, and it just cost USD420, how can they charge USD500 more on top of the VBC? Chan is making BIG money.

Yeah, and that would also explain their recent refusal to do any more CMT work.
 

alebrady

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thanks for the input guys.

Maybe i will just choose whatever cloth pattern appeals to me (rather than trying to figure out beforehand if 9 or 10 oz is more optimal).

As i said, i may try and do something like a brioni type shape - there is something hard to describe about it because it is certainly structured but at the same time is not very stiff like a lot of english cuts i have seen (excluding soft, drape like cuts). I am wondering if i pick an english fabric would it still be possible to get the fluidity of a brioni or italian like garment - or am i better off picking an itialian fabric if that is the shape i want?
 

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hey alebrady, why dont you try giving LUCKYMANFASHION a call and see if they can send you a few fabric samples to choose from. this guy Varun, vice-president of LUCKYMANFASHION, i met him through an article in Wall Street Journal.. i called him and he came to my office to show me fabric samples and then he measured me.. he got my suit delivered within a week and man.. suit looks great.. i also posted pictures of my suit.. look for my thread.. meanwhile, checkout his site www.luckymanfashion.com i think their office is in NY, Philadelphia, SF and Thailand.. i hope it helps..
 

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I am consistently baffled that spammers actually think anyone will fall for this.
 

gdl203

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It does help a lot. Thank you Varun
 

alebrady

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Originally Posted by Manton
I am consistently baffled that spammers actually think anyone will fall for this.

oh, you mean you dont think i should try varun?
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redcaimen

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Originally Posted by alebrady
oh, you mean you dont think i should try varun?
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I think you should. He clearly has a lot of respect for his customers. He is all about integrity and straight forward business practices.
 

chorse123

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Originally Posted by Fishball
Vintage Gent,

It doesn't make sense at all.
I bought the H&S cloth directly, and it just cost USD420, how can they charge USD500 more on top of the VBC? Chan is making BIG money.


It's possible Chan has to pay import duties. Also possible that they are getting the VBC for next to nothing.
 

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Originally Posted by Manton
I am consistently baffled that spammers actually think anyone will fall for this.

The irony being that if they were upfront and said, "Hey, I have this company, this is what we do, I hope that some of you will check us out, in the meantime I'm happy to have found this forum and hope to enjoy it here," people would probably be really receptive. I don't understand why 99.9% think that the proper way to approach customers is to pretend to be one.
 

dah328

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Originally Posted by chorse123
It's possible Chan has to pay import duties. Also possible that they are getting the VBC for next to nothing.
If that were the case, their labor charge for a VBC suit would be nearly double the CMT price they used to quote. Dr. Teplitz is right on the money.
 

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Originally Posted by dah328
If that were the case, their labor charge for a VBC suit would be nearly double the CMT price they used to quote. Dr. Teplitz is right on the money.

Gotcha. Not being a customer, I'm not really familiar with their prices. And at those prices, with no CMT option, I won't be a customer.
 

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why they getting so greedy with the markup? but again, maybe I just being a sour grape, really wanted a CMT suit from them before...........
 

taxgenius

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Originally Posted by iHEARTdenim
hey alebrady,
why dont you try giving LUCKYMANFASHION a call and see if they can send you a few fabric samples to choose from. this guy Varun, vice-president of LUCKYMANFASHION, i met him through an article in Wall Street Journal.. i called him and he came to my office to show me fabric samples and then he measured me.. he got my suit delivered within a week and man.. suit looks great.. i also posted pictures of my suit.. look for my thread.. meanwhile, checkout his site www.luckymanfashion.com

i think their office is in NY, Philadelphia, SF and Thailand.. i hope it helps..


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Fishball

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Most of the time I don't understand how the tailor charge for difference cloth.
Is it because they think the customer don't know the price of the cloth or how long they need to make a suit?
 

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