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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. hymo

    hymo Senior member

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    Side seam looks radically curved to me.
     


  2. FlyingMonkey

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    Re: my Dashing Tweeds bespoke project above, I just got an e-mail back, a bit late, from Walker Slater of Edinburgh (now also in London). They are tweed specialists, but the prices they quoted me are ridiculously low compared to both Graham Browne and Cad and the Dandy. Does anyone have any experience with them, have any idea about their quality, or know where they do their cutting (before I ask them myself)?
     
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  3. Slickman

    Slickman Senior member

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    Does W. BIll mail samples or do we need to find a distributor out here?
     


  4. poorsod

    poorsod Senior member

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    Isles Textiles is the distributor for W Bill. They are in Long Island, about 40-50 minutes from NYC.
     


  5. fox81

    fox81 Senior member

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    dashing tweeds is expensive fabric.

    graham browne charges around 650gbp for a 2 piece CMT and 850gbp for most fabrics.
     


  6. Odd I/O

    Odd I/O Senior member

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    If you're in Toronto Garrison Bespoke carries Dashing Tweeds here. I have no idea about their prices though.
     


  7. Slickman

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    Thank you, will give them a ring
     


  8. FlyingMonkey

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    Yes, thanks, I know about DT - I have the fabric already. And I know about GB, who quoted me 700 for a 2-piece and 1000 for a 3-piece. I was asking about Walker Slater...
     


  9. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Whimsical wool from the 1940's:

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  10. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    WAYWRN thumbs-up comments:
    "excellent use of colors!"
    "killin' it, as ususal"
    "love the toe box"
    "tassels :slayer:"
    "I would go for a paisley hat but otherwise fantastic"
    "extended shoulder suits your build well"
    "where 2 kop??"
     


  11. Slewfoot

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    Nice.
     


  12. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    :laugh:
     


  13. Eustace Tilley

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    Molloy & Sons 20oz. blue-grey donegal:

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  14. F. Corbera

    F. Corbera Senior member

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    ^ Nice. Mina is making a Butt of Lewis herringbone for me, among other things.
     


  15. Eustace Tilley

    Eustace Tilley Senior member

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    Thanks. I have a Harris h-bone from Callum at BOL - still have to get that in the queue (though the Molloy may cut the line).
     


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