• Hi, I'm the owner and main administrator of Styleforum. If you find the forum useful and fun, please help support it by buying through the posted links on the forum. Please visit ou very popular sales thread, where the latest and best sales are posted, including the latest, updated, very comprehensive, Styleforum Black Friday Sales List

    Purchases made through some of our links earns a commission for the forum and allows us to do the work of maintaining and improving it. Finally, thanks for being a part of this community. We realize that there are many choices today on the internet, and we have all of you to thank for making Styleforum the foremost destination for discussions of menswear.
  • STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

    Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

    Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

The Made-to-Measure Thread

Bromley

Senior Member
Joined
Sep 29, 2015
Messages
778
Reaction score
1,341
Vox's Tumblr archive is an incredible resource. I feel like he's taken down a lot of his own pictures in the past few years, which is such a shame. His wardrobe could be in a museum.
 

induere_to

Senior Member
Joined
Aug 6, 2017
Messages
387
Reaction score
4,608
This is probably the most interesting pocket style I've seen

I’m thinking of drawing up some sketches to have a western sport coat done up. Similar, curved jetted pockets with a western yoke on the shoulders and the western piping on the cuffs.

Somewhat tempted to have three box pleats on the back like that baller from the Darius Rucker Wagon Wheel music video.

Nudie-influenced embroidery still remains undecided.
 

FlyingHorker

Distinguished Member
Joined
Apr 27, 2014
Messages
2,628
Reaction score
2,226
I’m thinking of drawing up some sketches to have a western sport coat done up. Similar, curved jetted pockets with a western yoke on the shoulders and the western piping on the cuffs.

Somewhat tempted to have three box pleats on the back like that baller from the Darius Rucker Wagon Wheel music video.

Nudie-influenced embroidery still remains undecided.
I'm already hype, this sounds fascinating. If it's possible and okay with you, definitely post these sketches if you end up doing them!
 

Despos

Distinguished Member
Dubiously Honored
Joined
Mar 16, 2006
Messages
7,420
Reaction score
3,142
@Despos perfection! thank you for sharing these man, they both look amazing.
Thank you very much. The brown is a London Lounge cloth.
Making a vest from this cloth for the same client.
The grey is a faux tweed from Ariston from previous years. The pictures don’t show the nuance and mottled colors in the cloth. Made at least 6 jackets in the grey. One client bought two of them because he liked it so much.
Have a few more western jackets and suits in work
 

FlyingHorker

Distinguished Member
Joined
Apr 27, 2014
Messages
2,628
Reaction score
2,226
Well that was quick.

Sketch looks great too. Both Despos' jacket and your sketch look visually interesting, but not overly busy in terms of details, and both are balanced in terms of silhouette.

With the western yoke on the back, I think a single reverse pleat leading from the point would look great. 3 pleats is cool, but would definitely make the jacket more out there and busy. If that's what you want, then go for it.

Here is an article with a bunch of different configurations regarding action backs, belt backs, pleated backs etc.


ctrl+f for "belt back" for the pictures.
 

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by

Featured Sponsor

Most Interesting Fashion Collaboration of 2020

  • JW Anderson x Uniqlo

  • Nigo x Virgil Abloh

  • Converse x Midnight Studios

  • Rick Owens x Champion

  • Barbour x Engineered Garments

  • Adidas x Bed JW Ford

  • Jordan Brand x Dior

  • Billie Eilish x Takashi Murakami

  • Lego x Levi's


Results are only viewable after voting.

Related Threads

Forum statistics

Threads
448,797
Messages
9,713,329
Members
202,743
Latest member
Rkbakergroup
Top