Where could I get an inexpensive white tie getup?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Haam, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. Haam

    Haam Member

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    Nov 29, 2013
    I'm a pianist/composer and my job requires white tie more than most any other profession, other than conductors and magicians.

    That out of the way, I don't have the money for a full bespoke piece from Johnathan Quearney or the like but I still want something nice that'll hold up to quite a bit of use. What would be my best bet for finding one or having one made? I'm a 36R with around a 34 chest depending on how slim it is, so vintage pieces that fit are very very hard to come by.

    All I need are the jacket and the pants, I know Luxire makes a great marcella shirt, vest and bowtie.

    [edit] My budget's around $1000 US, if airfare and hotels to wherever I have to go aren't too expensive.
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2014
  2. Veremund

    Veremund Senior member

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    Frankfurt, Germany
  3. poorsod

    poorsod Senior member

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    Apr 13, 2005
    There are ballroom dance costume makers like Aleksandr Sinista who is based in LA. I think his price is around $1500 but there are others if you search. Is there a costume maker for musicians? I imagine there might be in NYC given the number of orchestras. Maybe you can ask your musician friends.

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