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The Most Handwork on a Suit?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Chris "Italia", Aug 26, 2006.

  1. Chris "Italia"

    Chris "Italia" Senior member

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    By Liverano & Liverano.

    More than the Kiton K-50.

    "He is also one of the few tailors who treasured the techniques and the secrets of tailoring as art. It takes 70 hours to make a Liverano suit. As every artist, also Liverano is very proud of his secrets and wants to keep this core of his creativity"

    What you think about this?
     
  2. kitonbrioni

    kitonbrioni Senior member

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    What's the price point?
     
  3. Jovan

    Jovan Senior member

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    Having everything hand made is not necessary for a suit to be the best quality. Often it seems more like bragging rights.
     
  4. Chris "Italia"

    Chris "Italia" Senior member

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    What's the price point?


    You would have to take a trip to Florence to see this man's work.

    He makes ties; suits and shirts.

    his suits are quite a sight.

    www.liverano.com
     
  5. ranchsooner

    ranchsooner Senior member

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    Having everything hand made is not necessary for a suit to be the best quality. Often it seems more like bragging rights.

    I must say, the one Liverano piece I have, a Navy Blazer, is quite nice. It retailed at Saks main store for $2800. I bought it at off 5th for considerably less. It is the best fitting coat I have out of Isaia, Brioni, Oxxford Crest, and RLPL. Unfortunately, no Kiton to compare it to though. It molds to my body better than anything I have. I would give it a ringing endorsement, FWIW.
     
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    itsstillmatt Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Like the K-50, it is most likely another marketing thing, as there are numerous places you could go and get a suit that takes 50 hours or more to make.
     
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    I must say Chris, you find some obscure clothiers.
     
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    Chris "Italia" Senior member

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    I must say Chris, you find some obscure clothiers.


    Hmm; I find brands of clothing that aren't big names; yet look great. So you guys can enjoy what I find.
     
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    I'm not suggesting it is a bad thing...I appreciate your efforts.

    It is hard to determine if they do have the best handwork. Maybe they do.
     
  12. Chris "Italia"

    Chris "Italia" Senior member

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    I'm not suggesting it is a bad thing...I appreciate your efforts.

    It is hard to determine if they do have the best handwork. Maybe they do.



    Yes and thank you for the words.


    Question for all you suit guys;

    Does having handwork or the more or lack of it; a better fit than say a Brioni or Kiton or Borrelli RTW?
     
  13. iyorito

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    Liverano is one of the most important tailor in Florence. (either Liverano or Loris Vestrucci).
     
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    I'm familair with Liverano & Liverano.

    They have a retail presence in Japan although not in the US.
     
  15. A Harris

    A Harris Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I've yet to see a RTW Liverano coat. I'm sure they are very nice, but not the same thing as the bespoke suits Chris is talking about.
     
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    Vestrucci has a traditional custom tailor shop not even at ground level, no RTW.

    Liverano has a large sleek ground-level showroom with plenty of RTW, and also does custom work.

    Vestrucci has taught Bugelli how to fit suits so that Leonardo can do the fittings for Vestrucci's Japanese clients when he(Leo) travels to Japan. Leo and Loris now also have a tailor shop at via Fra Bartolommeo 18-20/r.
     

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