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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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I have this pair of trousers made of Groves & Lindley calvary twill. To be quite honest I'm not 100% satisfied as it is quite bouncy and not what I was expecting. Is this a consistent quality across all calvary twills?

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Steven also was fortunate to get his hands on the 250th anniversary new Fox Flannel Bunch. 10 percent cashmere 90 percent merino. I couldn’t resist. I ordered a two piece medium grey flannel from this exquisite bunch.
Not on the website. Is it a big bunch? What weight?
 
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Must inquire. Of course, LL also has their new classic flannels coming out...
 

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Steven’s suits are the most comfortable I have ever worn.
I completely believe it, that's one of the allures of the drape cut.

I brought my cloth to my tailor yesterday, and I showed him a picture of Bao.


He instantly responded with "We make this every day!", but was also surrounded by other customers.

So far, my tailor has delivered exactly what I've asked to do, but I feel like the nuances and cut of drape are probably one of the most complex aspects of tailoring, so I still have my inherent suspicions.

I'm in for whatever comes out at this point.
 

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just did the same in New England. Now I’m kicking myself for not commissioning enough open weave suits lol
Luckily, you can order for next spring and have them come in just about in time.
 

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I completely believe it, that's one of the allures of the drape cut.

I brought my cloth to my tailor yesterday, and I showed him a picture of Bao.


He instantly responded with "We make this every day!", but was also surrounded by other customers.

So far, my tailor has delivered exactly what I've asked to do, but I feel like the nuances and cut of drape are probably one of the most complex aspects of tailoring, so I still have my inherent suspicions.

I'm in for whatever comes out at this point.
Highly suspect, at best.

I would recommend giving Steven or Steed a try. They seem to be the only tailors cutting this way. I don’t particularly care for Tom Mahon’s cut.
 

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just did the same in New England. Now I’m kicking myself for not commissioning enough open weave suits lol
My issue is I don’t wear my gray flannel suit. But maybe that’s bc I am not thrilled with how it came out.
 

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Highly suspect, at best.

I would recommend giving Steven or Steed a try. They seem to be the only tailors cutting this way. I don’t particularly care for Tom Mahon’s cut.
Interesting, I was thinking, if I did a drape cut, I’d use Mahon. But Hitchcock & steed are great.
 

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Highly suspect, at best.

I would recommend giving Steven or Steed a try. They seem to be the only tailors cutting this way. I don’t particularly care for Tom Mahon’s cut.
Ideally yes, but unfortunately I can't afford either at the moment.
 

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