WW Chan's March Tour

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  1. dragon8

    dragon8 Senior member

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    Keep in mind that Patrick tends to recommend non-SF approved cloth, such as Zegna, LP, etc. with high super numbers and low weights. He actually discouraged me from picking from the Harrisons and Lesser books.

    I think if you know what pattern you're looking for he will steer you right. Zegna and LP are pretty good fabrics.
     


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    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    when are they in San Francisco?
     


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    They'll be in San Francisco on March 15 and 16 (Tue, Wed).
     


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    Just curious if anyone has received their orders from the November tour...
     


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    Keep in mind that Patrick tends to recommend non-SF approved cloth, such as Zegna, LP, etc. with high super numbers and low weights. He actually discouraged me from picking from the Harrisons and Lesser books.
    Interesting. He hasn't to me, although, I've only ordered two things and emailed to ask for pictures of two other things. For example, when I wanted a fresco suit, he showed me Minnis, Smiths, and H&S, then when I wanted tweed he showed me Breanish, W. Bill, Harris, and Porter and Harding. I wonder if he recommended those other cloths for a particular pattern or purpose. I'd say it's true that Harrison and Lesser tend to be better than Zegna and LP, but I'm sure there are exceptions depending on what a person wants exactly. And this to me seems to be the properly complex position of the more knowledgeable people than I on SF.
     


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    No appointment yet, but I'm thinking of ordering a light grey suit. Any suggestions for fabric? I'm thinking 8-10 oz, light grey with good visual interest (flecks, etc).
    If you're looking for a summer suit, the light grey Minnis Fresco is really nice. Enough variegation to be interesting.
    Just curious if anyone has received their orders from the November tour...
    Friday, I received my basted suit for fitting during the March tour.
     


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    Just curious if anyone has received their orders from the November tour...

    I have received 2 out of 4 shirts. The remaining shirts have been shipped from HK on Friday. I also ordered a suit, which is supposed to arrive in March.
     


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    Just curious if anyone has received their orders from the November tour...

    I got one shirt from them.
     


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    Just curious if anyone has received their orders from the November tour...

    My basted suit arrived last week. And to think I was skeptical that it would arrive before March 13.
     


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    Just curious if anyone has received their orders from the November tour...

    If you're looking for a summer suit, the light grey Minnis Fresco is really nice. Enough variegation to be interesting.



    Friday, I received my basted suit for fitting during the March tour.


    I got one shirt from them.

    My basted suit arrived last week. And to think I was skeptical that it would arrive before March 13.

    Does it take that long to get suits on tour now? Wow, business is booming I guess.
     


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    What do Chan shirts run?

    Are they MTM or full bespoke?
     


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    Someone should get a suit done in shell cordovan. Sure it isn't very mobile, but it will add 2 to your armor class in the event you are beset by bandits.
     


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    What do Chan shirts run?

    Are they MTM or full bespoke?



    They are bespoke. You get a fitting-at least one.
     


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    They are bespoke. You get a fitting-at least one.

    If you order shirts from Chan during the tour, it is more of a MTM. I suppose if you order from them in HK, you can get them bespoke. Their shirt prices start at ~ $150 for TM Silver.
     


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    Most everything I want from Chan is cool-weather stuff at the moment. At the top of my list are a couple of 18-ounce tweed jackets and a cool-weather (12 to 14 ounce) suit, so I am waiting until the summer tour. No point in ordering now just to have garments sitting in my closet until November.

    I will say that Patrick has never tried to urge LP or Zegna fabrics on me. Usually his recommendations are very sensible.
     


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