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Tipping Your Tailor

drax

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Is it neccessary or correct to tip one's tailor. What about christmas?
 

Get Smart

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I think there was a thread on this last year and the consensus was it isnt necessary to tip your tailor, but I do give mine a small Xmas gift as a 'thank you'

altho I have tipped mine if I request something as a rush service
 

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No - you might tip a garbage collecor in the hope that he does not drop too much on your property next year but your tailor is a professional person just as much as your doctor or lawyer. They miss out!
 

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I have been told that if the tailor is the owner of the shop then it would be rude to tip - he/she already gave you the price for service when you dropped off. If they wanted/needed more than they would have set the price higher. Good service is expected when you are dealing with the proprietor.

That being said, I do also plan to give my tailor a Xmas/holiday gift of some sort to thank him for excellent service throughout the year.
 

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Thats what i thought. I do love a bit of consensus. Thank you gentlemen
 

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