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Why is bespoke tailoring called a dying art on here?

bluemagic

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Especially by Vox Sartoria.

Surely there will always, at the very least, be celebrities and the ultra-rich, no?

Does past contraction really imply future contraction to the point of death?
 

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Originally Posted by bluemagic
Especially by Vox Sartoria.

Surely there will always, at the very least, be celebrities and the ultra-rich, no?

Does past contraction really imply future contraction to the point of death?


Why will there always be celebrity and the ultra-rich? Most of these are consumers of RTW.
 

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I'd suspect it would be quite difficult to make a living doing custom tailoring, unless you had a consistant customer base. Almost doesn't even seem with getting into without that base.

Point of death? Perhaps never.. Of course, in Hollywood, and NYC, there are bound to be markets for bespoke tailoring , I just don't see it as a widespread thing, or an expanding market, especially when we are living in the era of mass production. I know of a few places, and they are basically well run family businesses, with the craft passed down from the previous generations.
 

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Originally Posted by Fuuma
Why will there always be celebrity and the ultra-rich? Most of these are consumers of RTW.

Won't there always be eccentrics like Michael Jackson who aren't satisfied with RTW?
 

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Originally Posted by bluemagic
Won't there always be eccentrics like SF members who aren't satisfied with RTW?

Fix'd
 

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