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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. 1969

    1969 Distinguished Member

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    I've been making some of my own shirts using Acorn fabrics. I'm ready to take a shot at trousers but not sure where I can buy small quantities of good material. Can I do this at TipTop or someplace similar next time I'm in NYC?
     


  2. Eustace Tilley

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    I've been making some of my own shirts using Acorn fabrics. I'm ready to take a shot at trousers but not sure where I can buy small quantities of good material. Can I do this at TipTop or someplace similar next time I'm in NYC?

    Yes, Tip Top or Beckensteins on 39th (if you want to save yourself the trip to Brooklyn)
     


  3. LEVOOSH

    LEVOOSH Senior Member

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    Raw silks (light brown, light blue, purple, dark brown), going to get a jacket made in navy (darker than the blue here).

    [​IMG]


    Beautiful Ed - is the rest for ties[​IMG] ?
     


  4. Baron

    Baron Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    Is that brown as rusty as it looks? It would make a sweet jacket, too.
     


  5. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Does anybody know where I can buy some grenadine?
     


  6. TRINI

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    Minnis 516 fresco blazersuit. 520 DB blazersuit coming soon. [​IMG]
     


  7. aj_del

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    ^^ Like. You toned down the lapel width ? Looks much better than before
     


  8. forex

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    Nice Trini,post pictures wearing,have you noticed improvement in fit over your initial stuff?
     


  9. TRINI

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    Nice Trini,post pictures wearing,have you noticed improvement in fit over your initial stuff?

    Thanks. There have been some small refinements here and there but it's all tough on the tailor as I've been consistently dropping weight throughout the process.

    Here's a shitty bathroom pic. The pants fit cleaner than the pic; I have to pull my pants up a bit.

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    PS: Pardon the shoes, Manton. My CBD Vass aren't in as yet.
     


  10. lasbar

    lasbar Stylish Dinosaur

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    Thanks. There have been some small refinements here and there but it's all tough on the tailor as I've been consistently dropping weight throughout the process.

    Here's a shitty bathroom pic. The pants fit cleaner than the pic; I have to pull my pants up a bit.

    [​IMG]

    PS: Pardon the shoes, Manton. My CBD Vass aren't in as yet.


    I love it..

    Pure and simple.
     


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    ^ Looks good TRINI! I like the lapels. The only small nits I see are that I would taper the sleeves a touch and take in the waist a tiny bit.
     


  12. TRINI

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    ^ Looks good TRINI! I like the lapels. The only small nits I see are that I would taper the sleeves a touch and take in the waist a tiny bit.
    Thanks, D. Those are 2 things I thought myself.
     


  13. forex

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    Looks good Trini,is the chest pocket too high or does it just seem so to me? I agree with tapering the sleeves a bit.
     


  14. ndw

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    Nice, Trini. +1 on the slight sleeve tapering, but I'd personally leave the waist as is.

    I am actually wearing an almost identical outfit today - sans square and difft shoes[​IMG]
     


  15. TheTukker

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    Thanks. There have been some small refinements here and there but it's all tough on the tailor as I've been consistently dropping weight throughout the process.

    Here's a shitty bathroom pic. The pants fit cleaner than the pic; I have to pull my pants up a bit.

    [​IMG]

    PS: Pardon the shoes, Manton. My CBD Vass aren't in as yet.


    Good to see that, despite some of the previous commentary here, you're keeping your style. I agree with the sleeve comments, but otherwise, I like it.
     


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