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What type of material/cut would I ask the tailor for this type of look?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Champagnedreams, May 24, 2013.

  1. Champagnedreams

    Champagnedreams Active Member

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    Hi, I recently stumbled upon this NY based brand called "Hvrminn."
    Wondering what some the SF member's think of it?
    Personally, I love the style/silhouette and the wider/peak lapels as opposed to the ones recommended by GQ.

    EDIT: Tried creating a discussion, fail. Lol.
    I'm asking: What type of material/cut would I ask the tailor for this type of look?? Suggestions, inputs??





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    The only thing distinictive about these gentlemen's clothes, aside from the eccentric retro accessories, eg. canes, boutionnieres, hats, are the very narrow trousers. Their jackets are conventional, cut a bit long, which goes against the slim look and is great IMHO. If they had high detacheable collars they might pass for a couple of swells in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris circa 1912. Costumey, but well done http://www.bing.com/images/search?q...E77CABDD63D4CF13EE308FAA8D7A&selectedIndex=15 http://www.bing.com/images/search?q...EF330AEC9D3B0800109D6C7E3551&selectedIndex=96
     
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    A little less accessorised. Any suggestions or ideas on what material is used? Seems to drape very nicely and is very light.
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    Claghorn Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Go to a tailor and start flipping through fabric books until you find something lightweight that looks and feels comparable.
     


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