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Bespoke delivery in a few days: what could go wrong?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mafoofan, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    For sure. What better insurance policy against that tendency than a wardrobe of bespoke clothing?

    Your age entitles you to a discount on this thread.


    - B
     
  2. polar-lemon

    polar-lemon Well-Known Member

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    You could be attacked by a feral jungle cat and lose an arm in the process, which would upset the balance of the suit jacket.
     
  3. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    If you do have problem with details or fit, this will be the reason.

    But I won't lecture you since you fully understand that you're forgoing a fundamental step because of your confidence in Rubinacci's after-delivery attentiveness.

    Most men, moreover, become plumper and softer starting around your age. If it isn't happening to you, great...but just keep it in mind.


    I asked for a tiny bit of extra room in one suit, but that one won't come for some time. The other is cut like before--I've still got 8-10cm of extra space around my waist.

    As for foregoing a fitting: hasn't been a problem before and they have always been happy to fix anything.
     
  4. dragon8

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    Package was sent tot he wrong address. Luckily, that person refused delivery and sent it back and I eventually received it.

    I wanted a 3 button rolled to 2 and I envisioned it much different than it came out.
     
  5. dragon8

    dragon8 Well-Known Member

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    You could be attacked by a feral jungle cat and lose an arm in the process, which would upset the balance of the suit jacket.

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  6. A Y

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    I asked for a tiny bit of extra room in one suit, but that one won't come for some time. The other is cut like before--I've still got 8-10cm of extra space around my waist.

    As for foregoing a fitting: hasn't been a problem before and they have always been happy to fix anything.


    Do you know if they make adjustments to your pattern or add least add notes in your file for future suits based on your feedback? That's the thing that scares me most about not having the fitter see you in your suit. As we know, they see many faults we lay people don't.

    --Andre
     
  7. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    Do you know if they make adjustments to your pattern or add least add notes in your file for future suits based on your feedback? That's the thing that scares me most about not having the fitter see you in your suit. As we know, they see many faults we lay people don't.

    --Andre


    Honestly, I have no idea. We'll see how this one turns out. If I get a chance, maybe I'll take some measurements and compare.
     
  8. gdl203

    gdl203 Well-Known Member

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    Honestly, I have no idea.
    What's the worst that can happen? Suit comes in with one button instead of the new 3 button style, then you try it on and think hmmm that's actually not too bad and you send all your suits back to be converted to one button?

    No biggie
     
  9. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Well-Known Member

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    What's the worst that can happen? Suit comes in with one button instead of the new 3 button style, then you try it on and think hmmm that's actually not too bad and you send all your suits back to be converted to one button?

    No biggie


    Does anyone sell Horween shell cordovan jacket buttons yet?

    Seems like a StyleForvm natural.

    I give this idea freely to my brothers, in the spirit of Goodwill.


    - B
     
  10. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    What's the worst that can happen? Suit comes in with one button instead of the new 3 button style, then you try it on and think hmmm that's actually not too bad and you send all your suits back to be converted to one button?

    No biggie


    Yep, that's pretty much the story, but what can I do? I'm not big time enough for my tailor to craft me some sort of convertible jacket that can switch from one to three and back. SwissArmySuits and BlazerSuits are for the real StyleForum stars.
     
  11. gdl203

    gdl203 Well-Known Member

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    Yep, that's pretty much the story, but what can I do? I'm not big time enough for my tailor to craft me some sort of convertible jacket that can switch from one to three and back. SwissArmySuits and BlazerSuits are for the real StyleForum stars.

    Would Ambrosi put three buttons in the cuffs if you asked nicely?
     
  12. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    Would Ambrosi put three buttons in the cuffs if you asked nicely?

    How do you know he hasn't already?
     
  13. gdl203

    gdl203 Well-Known Member

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    How do you know he hasn't already?

    I'm a cult follower of your blog
     
  14. TRINI

    TRINI Well-Known Member

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    Are you going to tell us what you ordered or do we have to wait for it to come in?

    I'm guessing hopsack.
     
  15. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    I'm a cult follower of your blog

    Then everything is going as according to plan.

    Are you going to tell us what you ordered or do we have to wait for it to come in?

    I'm guessing hopsack.


    It will explode the StyleForum universe. That's all you need to know.
     
  16. A Y

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    Rubinacci x Tom Ford collab?

    --Andre
     
  17. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    Rubinacci x Tom Ford collab?

    Ah, but is it Rubinacci does Tom Ford, or Tom Ford does Rubinacci?
     
  18. ruben

    ruben Well-Known Member

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    I had one of the linings replaced. As completed, all my odd jackets wound up with red linings. So, I had one switched to a moss green, which I had originally requested. Yes, I am aware of the irony that I can wear the same shoe everyday but get peaved by having the same linings in my jackets.

    So you have many identical odd jackets with different colored linings?
     
  19. GBR

    GBR Well-Known Member

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    Matt

    When this one comes it is time that you showed use the full 'Foo Style' in some detail again. The last time you did that was on your first trousers from Ambrosi.

    Perhaps you could do the full array please, front rear profile with and without the coat and the inside of the coat as well.

    It would be an interesting lesson in what must be one of the most carefully considered suits owned by members here.
     
  20. Redwoood

    Redwoood Well-Known Member

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    Knowing your attention to detail, Matt, I'm pretty sure something will be off (though hopefully only something minor)

    I, for one, am looking forward to a an all-star performance of
    Foo foofs Foo

    (overlength charges may apply)
     

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