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The Hong Kong BaoTou Tailors and Fabric Shops for CMT Thread

Stanacle

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Good choice.
Did you buy it from Lung Wah at Railway Plaza or Artextile at Burlington House? Do they hold the same stocks? Based on the blog, they are under the same company.
Thanks a lot.
Long Wear at Railway Plaza. Two of them are under the same company but they hold different stocks. The blog is really helpful on that.
 

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Caccioppoli has really nice fabrics, definitely worth the investment . From what I recall they also have a cotton/ linen blend which wrinkles less easily that people love

do you have the contact for Kwong Hing ?
may have mixed up the cotton linen with Solbiati.

both great fabrics though!

merino brothers in hk sells Cacciopoli
 

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Long Wear at Railway Plaza. Two of them are under the same company but they hold different stocks. The blog is really helpful on that.
I heard that they used to be the same company but family arguments lead to a split? Maybe someone else can confirm
 

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Any sifu offering promotions due to the fall in retail sales?
I remember I asked a sifu once to give me a discount if I bought multiple suits. To answer your question with his answer, "Would you like to give me some tips if I give you a discount?" :-D
 

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Relatively normal but shipping times can be delayed , some mills also are not operating regularly sending fabrics so good to use hk distributors
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Relatively normal but shipping times can be delayed , some mills also are not operating regularly sending fabrics so good to use hk distributors
Any recommendations on where to buy fabrics now then?
 

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Just called Sanwa and judge from their tone they seems don't want to serve general consumers... I know that Linking carries Irish linen from Dugdale but Linking is quite a pricey seller, I remembered they charge around $500+ per yard.

Anyone knows where to get pure (Irish) linen for suits? Ideally above 270gsm to get that drape. I know LongWear (Kerry Knoll <$400) and 特美 (Marzoni $350+) both have, but usually below 250gsm.
Do you have linking And Marzoni email contact? Or only phone number?
 

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Anyone know what current manufacturing times are like?
For Ng, I dropped off fabric in early May with a fitting around May 20. Expected delivery is end of June or early July. So I guess 1.5 - 2 months. Might be a special case for me though since i had a lot of weird requests.

Lok is around 3-4 weeks I believe.

Wong SY has had my fabric for about 5 weeks now, and still haven't heard back yet regarding my pants.

Wong MH for shirts is about 2-3 weeks.
 

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